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I installed MS Office including Outlook. I botched the job and would like to start over.

Before I uninstall and then re-install Outlook I would like to remove, not close all existing data files.

Losing the data and all existing Outlook files is the desired result.

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By "data files" if you mean .PSTs, close (completely exit) Outlook, uninstall it and just delete anything that's left (check for stray files in %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Outlook). – Karan Jan 6 '13 at 1:20
Karan, why is this not an answer? – Dave Jan 6 '13 at 7:09
@DaveRook: It sounded so obvious that I thought perhaps there's something more to it, and the OP might clarify. :) (BTW, I saw your comment just now because I happened to re-open this topic. Don't forget the @ if you want to notify someone!) – Karan Jan 6 '13 at 21:33

Close the files within Outlook, then close Outlook. Then shift+del the files (bypassing bin).

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Which "files" are you talking about? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Jan 6 '13 at 22:50
All files relating to previously installed outlook accounts, so that I can correctly install my email accounts. – Kelly Slade Jan 7 '13 at 0:05

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