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Outlook pst file seriously corrupted?

I have been using MS Outlook 2007 from a last couple of years. First I used it on Win 7, but now I'm using it on Win 8. I never faced corruption issue while using Outlook in Win 7. Last week I was ...
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How to set an imap account without local pst storage in outlook?

This is my issue: I have 20 people sharing a Terminal Server, and they want to use MS Outlook 2010 to access their IMAP folders. Some are Gmail acocunts with over 10 Gb of emails. Some people use the ...
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Outlook with existing data files [duplicate]

I reinstalled my computer and I did a back up of the Outlook pst data files. Now I installed Outlook and added my email account. I told it to use the existing data file. Then it started to download ...
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Restoring Outlook 2010 pst read only file

I am attempting to restore an Outlook 2010 pst file from my file history, but I cannot because it is read only and I do not have permission. I never set it as read only and it is from my old computer ...
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Cannot open or add data file (PST) in Outlook 2010

Very strange issue here. Win 7 64-bit running Office 2010 all updates installed. I am attempting to open a PST archive file and it does not work. If I go to File -> Open -> Outlook Data File, ...
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Can I store Outlook's PST files in Dropbox

I am wondering if there are any potential issues in moving large Outlook PST files (e.g. a few 3–5GB Outlook files) into Dropbox? The files are periodically accessed / altered and might increase ...
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Can Outlook 2010 be started without any PST files loaded / quick way to close multiple PSTs in Outlook?

Like the title states, is it possible to start Outlook 2010 without any PSTs loaded? Alternatively, is there a quick way to close multiple PST files in Outlook 2010? I am on a PC that has many large ...
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256 views

How can I verify if a PST file is in healthy condition outside of Outlook?

Is there a Windows command I can run to verify the health/condition of a Outlook PST file? A third-party product is suggesting that a PST file may be corrupt but the PST file imports fine into ...
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Why is everything in my PST file showing up as a “draft”?

I'm trying to move a client's email from Gmail to Google Apps Mail. Believe it or not, this is a very tedious process that doesn't have any good way from Google to do it. This client has over 91,000 ...
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Forgot my .pst password [duplicate]

I have a .pst file which contains some of my old emails. When attempting to load the the pst file outlook is asking me for a password. Is there a way I can recover my .pst emails ? thanks in advance
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Does copying/moving emails in Outlook (2003) from one PST to another corrupt the new PST file?

Someone at work in the IT department is insistent that "it's bad practice to copy/move emails from one .PST file in Outlook into another, and this generally leads to corruption of the new PST file.". ...
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307 views

Outlook's Personal Folders loading continually

My inbox was reported as full by the ISP. I copied all the messages from the inbox and pasted them into a Personal Folders folder after I had created one (Question number one: Why was it missing?) ...
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257 views

Export pst files and index

Is there a way to export PST files into a somewhat "open" format, and then use some sort of freeware to index the emails and then search upon the emails in a fast manner? Basically, I have about 4 ...
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How do I convert my Outlook Data File (97-2002 format) toward 2003 and later format?

I have Microsoft Outlook 2010, but I still using a very old PST file in the format 97-2002. The main limitation I have is the file size capacity limited to 2GB. I would like to convert this PST file ...
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2answers
503 views

Error during export .pst file in outlook 2007

On my old PC I use Outlook 2007. On my new PC I use Outlook 2010. I want to move all my email folders and emails to my new computer. I think the only way to do this is by export my files to a .PST ...
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1answer
879 views

Google Apps Sync bloated PST file to 14GB

Back story: I have Outlook connected to my Google Apps email and noticed that some mail never got migrated from my original PST file. I found some VBA code online that compares mail in different PST ...
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264 views

What's the encoding in which Outlook keeps data in a pst file?

I would like to search a damaged pst file for a certain string in order to recover log-in credentials to a website.
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Outlook, POP and PST handling

Essentially I have a client who is on hosted exchange and have decided to use POP3 to download the mail (I don't know why they don't use .OST's but anyway), they rebuilt the machine and backed up ...
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Open Office PST on a Mac (Mac:Office)

I have a 5Gig Outlook PST file which I want to use on my Mac with Mac::Office but I don't want to import it into Outlook on the mac, I just want to read it. If I import it, it corrupts the outlook db ...
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601 views

How to backup Outlook PSTs into smaller manageable files?

My client has about 7 - 10 computers that backup to their local server every week or so. Now they also want that data backed up offsite, the only problem is each of those computers have a separate PST ...
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Outlook 2010 Performance issues with big .pst file?

I'm currently running outlook 2010 and I have a .pst file of about 25 gigs in size. My email is currently being imported via POP3 so I am not running any IMAP or keeping a copy of email onto the ...
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1answer
957 views

Microsoft Outlook: Export list of currently opened PST files

At my current workplace we are upgrading various users from XP to Windows 7. Frequently the users have anywhere from 10 to 30 or so .pst files opened within their installation of Microsoft Outlook ...
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Outlook 2010 - Export of an Exchange OST to PST creates files with different sizes each time

This is a most weird issue. I have a couple of exchange OST mailboxes, and just for security, I am exporting them using File / Import / Export to a file / Export to PST file. If I run the export ...
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How can I import archive.pst on flash drive into gmail?

I have archived Outlook 2003 messages on a flash drive, archive.pst. I no longer have access to a computer with any version of Outlook. I need to get those messages into a basic gmail account. Is that ...
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Split Outlook PST files

I have large pst files which I need to split into smaller pst files. Is this something that can be done? Where the split pst files remain usable in outlook.
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import pst/ost file in os x mail

I've just moved from Windows to OS X. I have lots of emails stored in Outlook pst and ost format. How can I import this mails into the Mac Mail App? The mails should be stored localy on the Mac. I ...
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export emails from PST file in Outlook 2010 to Thunderbird

I will start by describing the problem.. I had an email account configured in Outlook 2010 connected to an Exchange server. I backed up my emails locally into a PST file. (now I no longer have access ...
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1answer
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How can I open Outlook PST files read-only in Outlook 2010

Running Outlook 2010 on Windows 7 I have two quite large outlook files each about 700MB each. I need regularly to access the emails in them, they are archives from recent years. However each time I ...
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166 views

Multiple .pst files for a single email

When I go to the location where my outlook .pst files are stored (C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook) I constantly seem to have multiples of my email accounts. Unfortunately, it's not ...
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How do I migrate data from Outlook 2007 to Thunderbird?

I'm trying to migrate from Outlook 2007 to Thunderbird 7, and I'm stuck with moving my messages/folders. What I'm supposed to do is: In Thunderbird, Tools → Import, and choose Outlook (2007), but it ...
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Extract messages from OST/PST files?

The company I work for is in the middle of a legal dispute. As part of the dispute we have been asked to provide all emails SENT TO or RECEIVED from a list of 141 individuals during a 4 month time ...
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2answers
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Getting an Oulook PST file error

Having an issue with Microsoft Outlook caused by a 1.9-gig Outlook PST file. Is their a way to allow the file to be bigger or any other options to prevent this error?
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How to copy information from 1 .PST file to another

I have been using an Outlook Data file for a long time now and have many calendar events, tasks, notes, and contacts. I recently got an exchange account set up and would like to know if there is a way ...
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Moving Outlook 2010 PST files to a new location

I am trying to move my PST files for Outlook 2010 between folders. From what I have read all I have to do is close Outlook, go to the folders and move the file over. Then, when I restart Outlook, I ...
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What's the significance of this Google Apps error code '0x8004010B'?

There seems to be a lack of good information around this particular Google Apps error code. Has anyone found common environmental information that causes this error? Any kind of solution? ...
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Outlook not searching emails after .pst was lost and re-added

One of my users had a network error and when she opened Outlook it made a new .pst file for her. The normal one is on a network share which which was easy to fix but now she cannot search emails ...
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PST File Same Size After Archiving

After archiving about half the messages in Microsoft Outlook 2003, the main PST file has not changed in size. Isn't the point of archiving to keep the size of the PST file under control?
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Is there a way to recover deleted emails from an Outlook PST file?

A customer has deleted emails from his Junk Email folder, and now we have been asked to recover them from the pst data file. Is this possible and how to go about it? Tried using the advice at ...
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Outlook takes forever to verify PST files upon startup

Background: My father works at an office that doesn't allow connections to their Exchange server from the outside (no VPN, no RPC, nothing). He has his company email and a personal IMAP email (running ...
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Export contact list in outlook 2007 to a pst file

How do I export only the contact list from Outlook 2007 to a PST file?
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How do I transfer .pst e-mails from Outlook to a Mac e-mail program?

New Macbook Pro came in yesterday with MS Office Outlook crashes consistently on importing from .pst after about 30 seconds. I see a EXC_BAD_ACCESS and something about CF get string length or the ...
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Outlook pst problem

I've used outlook pst files in the past with great success. a few weeks ago I exported about 2 years worth of email into a pst file. size is around 1.5 gb. when i try ti import that pst back into ...
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Associate email account with “Personal Folders” Outlook data file?

In the process of migrating email servers I've run into an interesting problem: In Outlook 2007 you have the default "Personal Folders" item. This contains the email for the account that was ...
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Drag/drop mail folder from Outlook to Explorer export to .pst file?

While working on large-scale projects, I collect all mail conversations pertaining to the project in a separate folder within Outlook. When the project is completed, I want to archive the entire ...
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Outlook 2010 PST not indexing

I've had this problem for months: Outlook is unable to search recent items in the inbox. I was running Outlook 2010 Beta. I've just moved to the Trial version, hoping to solve the issue. I have tons ...
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Syncing outlook PST data to exchange server?

One of our users removed his exchange account (using our control panel - dotnetpanel). Fortunately, he had everything cached local in his outlook. I know have a PST file of 900MB containing some +2000 ...
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Empty Trash in Outlook

I accidentally imported a large number of folders and emails into my outlook exchange account. It will let me delete the mail messages, but any folder that has message in it cannot be deleted. This ...
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Outlook lost all contacts created in some timeframe

One of my colleague has been creating a lot of contact for last two days. She is in the process of doing that thing and she said she created almost 100 contact yesterdsy and she says that she is not ...
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Outlook 2010 + Move IMAP PST file = Outlook data file cannot be accessed

I set up a new IMAP account in Outlook 2010. It works but creates IMAP PST file in C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook. I want the file on my data drive in D:\Users\User\Documents\Outlook ...
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Outlook Archive Mail Searching

I would like to take my old outlook archives and push them to a central location that is full text searchable. I would think something like this is out there some where but I cant seem to find it. If ...