Setting up a .pst file

Posted on 2004-03-23
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
I use Microsoft Outlook (not express) and wish to setup a .pst file that stores all my email info
I have searched my pc and this file does not seem to exist
How do I setup so that my email info will automatically be stored in a .pst file

many thanks :)
Question by:juliancrawford
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Isigow earned 125 total points
ID: 10662115
Open an explorer window (any window that shows folder conents)
click Tools->Folder Options
View tab
Click the checkbox that says: show hidden files
Click OK
Do a search for your PST again
(The outlook PST by default is in a hidden directory in your user profile)
something like: c:\documents and settings\%username%\local settings\application data\microsoft\outlook if you are using win2k

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ID: 10662167
bingo - found it - thanks :)

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Welcome :)

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