I'm running Outlook 2010 on Windows 8.1 and want to backup several imap e-mail files. Unfortunately, I cannot create a New Outlook Data File. Home > New Items > More Items > New Outlook Data File comes up with a dialogue box that has no options to select from. Several forums recommend that the registry key DisablePST needs to be set to zero or deleted. Using regedit, I did a search for DisablePST, and there is no such registry key on my computer. Not sure what else to try, any help would be much appreciated.


Another possible way to create an Outlook data file (.pst file) is to go via the File menu and the Account settings. The process is described here in detail:


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