Removing Outlook Personal Folders Backup

Posted on 2003-03-25
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Last Modified: 2010-04-07
We have a PC running Windows 2000.  This computer was used by an employee who had the MS Personal Folders Backup add-in.  The employee has since left the company and her NT account deleted.  Also, her profile on this PC has been removed.

When I tried to install Personal Folders Backup on a new employees account it told me that a previous version had been deletected and to uninstall through Add/Remove.  However, I cannot to this as the old employees account and profile is gone.

Therefore, I need to uninstall manually I am assuming?  Any help is appreciated.
Question by:UKChap
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Try saving the pfbackup.exe utility you downloaded, then extract the files to a folder or destop.  Launch backup.msi, which should reinstall the Personal Folders Backup utility.
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ie by extract I mean rather than double click on utility right click and choose extract, you will need something like WinZip to do this

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I managed to get this working by creating a shortcut to the exe file.  You add -c to the target name and it then extracts to a folder of your choice.  It can then be run directly from the extracted installer.
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Yeah, same dif.  Glad you got it fixed.

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