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Import data from other Outlook

Hi,

Recently my hard drive boot sector died. From my new Windows installation on a new drive, I am able to see the contents of the old drive just fine. Is there a way for me to import the data from my old Outlook profile into the new one?

Opening the old Outlook executable simply brings up my new profile :(

Outlook 2000/Win2000

Cheers in advance,
_Blue
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eeBlueShadow
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Karen FalandaysTraining SpecialistCommented:
Sorry about your bad news, blue. Follow directions in this link to prompt for profile or add a new profile
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;289467
Good luck
Karen
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Assuming you are referring to Outlook and NOT Outlook Express (sorry, want to be certain), then look in your old profile directory - x:\documents and settings\<username>\application data\microsoft\outlook - for a file ending in .pst.  Then open Outlook, select file, open, outlook data file - and point it to that file.  That file has all your old email, contacts, etc.
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eeBlueShadowAuthor Commented:
Groovy :)
I used "import file" as I've had some mail arrive since reinstalling, but I just didn't know where the old data was.
_Blue

P.S. it's in <username>/Local Settings/Application Data/...
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