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PST is a file format used by Microsoft Office to store Outlook data.

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outlook pst need to share with diffrent user microsoft outlook

I am on resign and my manager has asked me to share my outlook pst with him on share drive? My only concern can he missue that outlook pst. I mean that from that pst can he login into my outlook ...
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How to permanently remove one pst data file from outlook 2003?

How to permanently remove one pst data file from outlook 2003? When I try to close the "Pedro Pico.pst" I receive the error message: "Could not find an object; the operation was not ...
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Outlook export to .pst file: You don't have appropriate permission to perform this operation

When I try to export my e-mails from Outlook into a .pst file, I get the following error: You don't have appropriate permission to perform this operation. I have full access permissions to the folder ...
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What is a folder.pst and how can I import or search it

enter image description hereenter image description hereI need to find an important email. I saw it in the past few months and know its there somewhere. Ive searched outlook and its "searched the ...
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How to install Microsoft Outlook 2007 (yes, the old microsoft outlook) with no .pst file

how are you?. I need to totally erase any trace from my computer of my actual outlook.pst file to been able to install microsift outlook 2007 again and then create a new outlook.pst where I will store ...
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Does Outlook OST File auto-resize

Good morning, I want to confirm something about OST files. I have noted that the OST file size just keep increasing and does not decrease. Even if I select the time bar of the inbox to be lets say 1 ...
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Feeding two accounts into one PST file in Outlook

My old dev PC crashed and I had to get a new box. One problem when reinstalling everything again: I have Office 365 and thus Outlook 2019 locally on my PC. In my previous setup, I had my two e-mail ...
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Hard Corrupted Outlook PST File

I have a problem with PST file which is corrupted after I moved it to different location. I move 4 PST files - 1 was OK, 1 fixed with SCANPST.EXE and 2 cant be fixed with anything. Both have around ...
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Convert imap files to pst file

I have a lot of ".imap" files (around 1000) from old IceWarp server and I need to open them somehow. I think that the best way is to convert all files to single pst file and open it in ...
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Outlook changes timestamp of a *.pst file not listed in its profile

I have an Outlook 2010 profile that has only one Exchange account and the associated *.ost file. It has no *.pst file open (I checked by viewing the "Folders" navigation pane. Yet every ...
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How to set timezone of Centos to PST timezone?

I'm using Centos, I used following to set timezone $ ln -fs /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Los_Angeles localtime To verify: $ date Sat Aug 8 14:04:14 PDT 2020 As you can see, the timezone set is PDT not ...
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How to bulk convert .pst to individual mails and folder structure?

I want to convert a few .pst files that I have, to individual emails, in a more open/widely accepted format, and also to maintain the hierarchical folder structure. Are you aware of a free way of ...
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How to set outlook PST read-only / set quota

Is there any way to 'lock' Outlook pst file? My Users have hughe PSTs Id like to lock all historical files, backup and force users to create new once In past it was enough to set R/O attribute - now ...
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Use Outlook PST placed on NAS on 2 Outlook Clients

Problem: I need a shared Calendar on both PCs. Idea: Create a new Outlook datafile and place it on a network drive. Now I have two PCs, add the datafile on both in Outlook. When I add a new Event on ...
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How to base new email-less Outlook profile on old *.pst file?

I bought and installed Outlook 2019 to use as my Personal Information Manager (PIM) without putting the information in the cloud. This is how I used Outlook 2007 and 2010. One account acted as an ...
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how to import .pst files into outlook 2016

I want to import PST files into outlook 2016 but when i try to import PST with native import/export option an error is generated unsupportable PST how i import my desired PST file into Outlook 2016 ...
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Run a command on all the .pst files of a folder in Cygwin

I have several .pst mailbox in a folder. I would like to use readpst to extract them and have the .msg they contain in a folder. So let's say 1.pst, 2.pst ... 15.pst. (the actual names are actually a ...
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How can I export a .pst file that includes all the "Click here to view more on Microsoft Exchange" items?

I'm trying to export a folder with subfolders in Outlook, but there are a bunch of emails I want to export that are only on MS Exchange. For example: How can I download all of these into Outlook so ...
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Have PST Sub-Folders Show In Favorites

I created a PST folder called Co-Workers and the main folder is called Co-Workers where within this folder I have roughly 20 sub-folders with the names of each of my co-workers. I want to be able to ...
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Outlook PST file / error / <We didn't find anything to show here>

Just used the export feature of MS Outlook 2016 to backup my emails. Created a PST file and dragged items into the data file. The file has a nice size (+120 MB). I closed down MS Outlook and re-...
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Mysterous PST corruption

This is a tough one, am I allowed to offer beers for anyone who figures this out? If you are a computer repair enthusiast, this might be a fun one for you. So I have a client who I do basic computer ...
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Does Outlook's "Replace Duplicates" export option affect the source mailbox?

I have not been able to find any good explanations of which of the following options to choose when exporting a full email account to a .pst backup (that would eventually be loaded as a data file on a ...
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Automatically create a copy of email in pst

In Outlook, emails are manually moved to different folders in inbox (server itself). Is it possible to create a rule to automatically create a copy of email in pst, when the mail is moved manually to ...
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Importing MBOX file in Outlook 2010 (or converting to PST)

I exported my e-mails from an old Gmail account using Google Takeout. The exported e-mails are now in an MBOX file. I somehow need to import this into MS Outlook 2010. Of course, it's also fine to ...
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How can I tell Outlook to use an existing PST-file in its first start?

In an automated installation of MS-Office I try to make Outlook use an existing PST-file on its first start via MSP configuration but Outlook ignores the file and creates a new file with a counter "(2)...
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Does an Outlook PST file have an internal signature that makes it difficult to relocate?

Recently I had a user whose PST files were in a default location, but that location was on a redirected folder network share. Apparently PSTs on network shares are a recipe for trouble, so I decided ...
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How to close duplicated data file in Outlook?

In Outlook 2010 I have only one account, which is for Gmail mail, using IMAP. So, my folder structure was like this - default Outlook folders and my Gmail account: It was all working OK, until I ...
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Restoring default Outlook email directory structure

I am using 2007 Outlook and Comcast is my email provider. Don't know if it matters, but my wife and I are probably the only people who still do this, but have a common email which is used on two PCs. ...
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get a reminder when my Outlook pst file size is close to a limit

My pst file was corrupted oncein the past. After getting it back, a friend told me that I need to backup the pst file and pay attention to the pst file size more frequently. I can check the file ...
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Import 11GB PST file to Gmail without Outlook

I was upgrading from Microsoft Office 2010 to 2016 last week and the installation failed, with error messages "Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 encountered an error during setup" followed by "...
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Changed my default .pst and lost all folders

Since my main .pst (Outlook 2007) was really big (close to 20gb) I decided to just create a new one for all my new emails. The problem now is that my old .pst was full of folders I created and now ...
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How Can I View Open PST Files In Outlook?

Is it possible to view a list of PST files which have been loaded in to Outlook? Preferably from inside Outlook rather than having to run any kind of script (I'm sure this could be done with ...
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Migration from a local POP PST to a email server

I have a email account that has been going into a POP setup in Outlook 2010. I would like to re install Windows on my computer. The problem is that somehow, there are a few hundred emails that ARE in ...
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Update PST File With Newer Emails

I exported my Exchange email to a pst file then I got a new pc. In the meantime I have about 2 months of extra emails. Can I connect this pst file to Outlook and have Exchange update it with the last ...
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Does the scanpst.exe version have to match the Outlook version?

Do you know if there are any problems using a scanpst.exe from a different (newer) Outlook version with a *.pst from a (older) Outlook? Example: If I use the scanpst.exe from Outlook 2016 to repair ...
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Export emails from outlook while preserving folder structure

I have to trim down our teams outlook files to meet the size reduction of the exchange server. We are moving to a new system that does not utilise .PST. How can I extract/export all the emails we ...
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How to archive Gmail to PST, so I can access these through Outlook [closed]

I know I can link a Gmail to Outlook and move the email into a PST for archiving, but this locks my Outlook for a very long time per mailbox (they are 20-30GB each and I have 2 dozen to do). I am ...
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How can I configure IMAP email accounts in Outlook with just a PST file?

I thought that was impossible, but I am mantaining a family of PCs from an enterprise, and they are configured as IMAP with only PST files. PCs are Windows 7/8 with Outlook 2010. Each PC has two ...
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How to find missing Outlook 2007 folders in .PST file?

A friends old computer crashed and has now setup a new computer with Outlook 2016. He was using Outlook 2007 with POP3. Lukcily, everything was backed up, so I reloaded the .pst file into Outlook 2016....
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How do I transfer an archive pst file from my old Outlook account to Outlook 2016?

I recently upgraded from Office 2010 to Office 365. I also upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 10 (my computer was running slow so I reset it, rather than simply upgrading). I had a large archive ...
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Shrinking Outlook pst file

My wife recently upgraded to Windows 10. Not super fast, and think it is time for a fresh install. Looking for files to save and came across a 5+ GB PST file. Had her delete about 80% of them, and ...
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Unknown process regularly updating unused outlook.pst file

I have Microsoft Office 365 (Business) installed on my Windows 8.1 Pro machine. I have a .pst file from a previous job which I keep in case I need to revisit old emails. I (rarely) access this file ...
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Outlook 2003 *.pst [duplicate]

Forgot password for Outlook data file 2003. Is there a way to restore it or do something to reset or delete. I just don't know what to do now. Did a system kickback, but it didn't help. No this ...
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Unable to open PST recovered from formatted HDD

I'm trying to recover a pst from a formatted HDD using EaseUs as the recovering software. I do manage to recover the file named outlook.pst however it seems to be split into several other files; ...
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Does Outlook autoarchive delete sent messages?

I am running Outlook Professional 2010 with an exchange account. I archived old items, thinking it was a local operation, only to find that the emails were removed from the server too! Now I am ...
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How to compare the contents of two pst files that check the same email address?

Is it otherwise possible to automate the comparison of two pst files? Here's my situation... A soon-to-be ex-employee brought his laptop in so that the contents could be copied/backed up (it was a ...
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Bulk compaction of 700GB of PST files?

I am working on a archive migration, in which I am extracting mail from 700GB of PST files, and sending it to an email archive. Once a message was extracted, it is deleted from the PST file using a ...
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Automate Importing PST in Outlook for All Users in a Company

My company has just moved stored PSTs (not the server, just the PSTs I believe) from 1 remote server to another (literally copy and pasted). Let's call the old server \\oldserver and the new server \\...
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Why does the Outlook PST repair tool always report that many errors?

I routinely run the Outlook PST repair tool (scanpst.exe) on my .pst file every few month. I like to make sure that my mails are not becoming corrupted slowly over time. I never noticed any data loss....
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How to change the .pst default location in outlook 2013

how can i change the data file location in outlook 2013 for yahoo mail. i have configured the mail account which is working fine. But i already have a PST file in a separate location, and i want my ...
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