Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

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.

share|improve this question
1  
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
1  
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).

share|improve this answer
    
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

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .