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Using Outlook 2007, can I share a single Outlook profile over all the user accounts accessing one computer ? How about sharing the same outlook configuration ?

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I misunderstood the question, i thought you meant, users physically logging into the computer as in 1 at a time, but you mean log in remotely many users at one time –  admintech Nov 2 '09 at 17:15
    
No, you're right. –  Revolter Nov 2 '09 at 23:15

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First : Never store PST files on network shares!

Second: Multiple Outlook instances accessing and updating the same pst file is a sure way to have this file destroyed. I don't think that's at all possible, since the first one to open the file will lock it exclusively.

I suggest that you look at an alternative way to using mail with a web-based server, for example Gmail.

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You can save the Outlook data file (the .pst file) at a common location, and have all users' Outlook configured to use the common data file.

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All kinds of nasty happens when sharing a .pst support.microsoft.com/kb/297019 –  MDMarra Nov 17 '09 at 13:10
    
yep, that's a recipe for disaster. –  Molly7244 Nov 17 '09 at 14:31

Yeah if you save that .pst to a central location, like a folder on the C:/ and make sure everyone can access it, then you just need to tell outlook thats where the .pst has moved too and that can be accessed by anyone

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this is only feasible if only one account is logged in at any given time or you have a fool proof way to make sure that no two accounts can run Outlook at the same time (i.e. disable Fast User Switching).

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