Outlook PC to PC migration...

Posted on 2004-11-14
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
I'm moving my entire Outlook use from one PC to another new PC...
My current Outlook is set up very well (set up with 6 SMTP/POP accounts, 3000 (sent/received) e-mails over past few years, has all the folders and ruls...)

1) What's the easiest way to just pick it up and move it?
2) Can I just move the 1.1GB .PST file? What will not go along with it?

All other tips, tricks, links are very much appreciated...

Thank you...
Question by:InGearX
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    Accepted Solution

    All the info that you need is available in this link
    Also check this link for Outlook 2000/2002/2003 File Locations and their usage

    The simplest of all options is just to copy your .pst file  to your new pc .
    You need to've a backup of .pst .pab .rwz(Rules Wizard rules (Outlook 2000 and earlier versions))

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    Expert Comment

    Sajuks has given what you need.

    Is the outlook version from one PC same as in the other PC ?

    Why I am asking is OL 2003 has got unicode PST whereas other earlier versions have got non-unicode PST ..

    If you are transferring from a PC with older version of outlook than the newer version then check this


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