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Basically you can use the Outlook Import/Export function to achieve this. It's typically used to migrate the actual emails, but it suits the purpose of getting just the email addresses (or any other value for that matter). Here is how to do it in Outlook (version 2007): Click on 'File', 'Import and Export' to open the Wizard Select 'Export to a File' ...


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Have you tried SCANPST.exe - its part of the office install and is used to recover corrupt PST's Sometimes known as the inbox repair tool The common install path is C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12


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It's actually configurable by registry. The default size limit is 2GB for Outlook 2003. If you are using the Large File Format, the limit is 20 GB. For more information about configuring it, read here.


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The .PST file is a proprietary format, and AFAIK, can only be used by Microsoft products. There are ways to get around this, such as using Thunderbird to open the file and creating a new archive based on the mbox format. This initial conversion can only be done on Windows because it uses a built-in mail API to access the information, but once you have ...


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I discovered that in Outlook 2010 you cannot change the storage of IMAP accounts by conventional methods. My solution was to move the Outlook folder (C:\users\<user>\Local Settings\Microsoft\Outlook) to my desired location (D:\Outlook), open command prompt (in administrative mode), navigate to C:\users\<user>\Local Settings\Microsoft and create ...


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I looked around and found many many different websites that offer 1-off tools for purchase that purport to solve this problem. Mostly the websites are written in poor English and the prices are around $49. With so many shady tools trying to monetize this problem, I figured there would be a simpler solution. the first option I considered was the ...


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Per the Dropbox help centre, Dropbox doesn't sync files that are in use, so your PST files probably wouldn't sync in real-time. They would only sync when the user closes Outlook. However, when it does sync it will only do a differential copy (only the changes to the file are copied), so it won't have to re-upload the entire file every time.


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I would purchase and use Emailchemy Forensic Edition to convert the OSTs into some format that can be grepped (I'd recommend Maildir), then write a shell script or Perl script or whatever works best for you in order to extract the relevant ones. Make sure you have plenty of disk space.


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Outlook versions prior to 2007 don't allow PST file sizes > 2GB. You can upgrade to Outlook 2007/2010 or otherwise you'll have to create a new PST file and use the new one going forward.


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Try going out of cached mode and then emptying the folders. To enable or disable Cached Exchange Mode: Outlook 2010 and 2007 In 2010, from the File tab, under "Account Information", click Account Settings, and then choose Account Settings... . In 2007, from the Tools menu, select Account Settings... . Highlight your Exchange server account, and then ...


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Try compacting it. I believe the .pst format is a lot like databases in which removed records are "tombstoned" instead of physically deleted. This is done because it would slow things down a lot to rewrit the entire .pst file every time an email was deleted. So the spaces where your archived email did exist in the old .pst are marked empty and will be ...


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libpst is an open source library which can be used to convert a PST file to a collection of mbox files. The latest version now works with the Outlook 2003 format, and it does not require Microsoft Outlook to be installed. The readpst program is part of libpst, and is packaged for a number of Linux distributions including Ubuntu, RedHat, and Fedora. There ...


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Use Thunderbird PST Import plugin : Thunderbird PST Import plugin was created to allow importing Outlook PST and select which email folder to import. Thunderbird PST Import plugin is licensed under GPL (uses libpst). Some more information is here : Import .pst files. Unfortunately, some part of the described proceeding requires Outlook to be ...


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A .pst file can only be opened by one person at a time. If the .pst file is on a network drive, does someone else have it added to Outlook?


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Basically put, you could create a new PST file and manually drag and drop everything over into it. This would then be set as your new delivery file and the old rather chunky PST file would be closed/deleted. Firstly, either disable sending and receiving in Outlook or simply kill your internet connection temporarily. This will prevent new emails going ...


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TestDisk is perhaps able to help you.


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Best recovery software there is GetDataBack


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I'm assuming that you're not using the new Unicode pst file format in Outlook. This article explains how to create a new Unicode pst file and import your old pst file in to it. http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HP100807001033.aspx?pid=CH102499831033 Also, this link explains the size differences in the pst file formats: ...


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Why not import the files in Outlook Express, and then Import from Outlook Express to Outlook ?


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Have a look here: Scan and repair corrupted Outlook data files Create a spare copy of the pst file before you try to repair. For PST files Scanpst.exe is installed when you install Outlook. It is located at: drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE12. Exit Outlook if it is running. Double-click Scanpst.exe, located at drive:\Program ...


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Okay.. this is a bit complex example, but see "access outlook stuff with perl". And you'll need cygwin with perl. If you know how to code it should be straight forward to adapt code from the message threat to print out email addresses in to a csv file. ActivePerl cygwin Small cygwin+perl howto


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Perhaps use Outlook's Export To A File functionality to export all mail to a CSV (comma separated values), and then use Excel's "Sort and Filter" options (or another spreadsheet program's equivalent) to sort the CSV and remove unwanted entries.


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Yes, certainly. Go to File>Open>Import It should default to "Import from another program or file", Go down to "Outlook Data File" and hit Next. Browse to your PST, and hit Next. It will ask you where you want to import it to, and you will click "Import items into the same folder in:" and then pull down your Exchange mailbox in the drop-down box, ...


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This MS KB Article has steps to do so in Outlook 2007 method 3 Your best bet would be to transfer your file to a computer that has 2007 and use one of these methods. This will allow you to work on a backup copy as well as you won't have to buy a third-party application to do it. Regardless, always work on a backup Method 3: Split your large .pst file ...


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You need to upgrade to the newer version of Outlook and then Import the old PST or configure your "new" Outlook to use the existing PST as you wish You cannot "convert" the old version to permit a size larger than 2GB with older versions of Outlook


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Mentioned (by @Raystafaian) methods are not flexible and way too complex than using free Split Storage utility. All you need is to specify source storage (your connected PST), destination folder for resulting PST files and desired PST file size. You can also split your PST files by years using this tool. I recommend this freeware product because I'm one of ...


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Here a vbscript that lists the PST's in the users profile set objOutlook = createObject("Outlook.Application") set objMAPI = objOutlook.GetNamespace("MAPI") for each PSTFolder In objMAPI.Folders pstPath = GetPath(PSTFolder.StoreID) if pstPath <> "" then wscript.echo PSTFolder.name & " : " & pstPath end if next function ...


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Do you have a "known-good" (ie, not corrupt) backup? If so, use something like winmd5 to compare checksums, if they match then you should be OK. Generally, Outlook will not open a corrupt .pst file, so it could just be the app complaining. However, I have run into similar issues with large (1+ GB) .pst files in the past, best thing to do is use scanpst.exe ...



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