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I need to backup my outlook client and restore it to another computer. I have following questions:

1. Is there any prerequisite which I should do?

2. Which files should I backup? Should I use the backup and restore facility from the file menu or do it at operating system level?

3. How do I restore on target machine without overwriting the existing folders?
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Look for *.pst file searching in hidden folders
Mostly it would be found in
C:\Documents and Settings\{your profile name}\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook


OL2000: (CW) How to Back Up, Restore, or Move Outlook Data
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=195719

OL2000: (IMO) How to Back Up, Restore, or Move Outlook Data
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=196492

Ways to Back Up Outlook 2000 Data
http://office.microsoft.com/assistance/2000/olbackup.aspx
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