How to move Outlook folders from one computer to another

I have a desktop and a new laptop, both connected to a network.  The Outlook inbox on the desktop has a number of subfolders that I would like to copy to the new laptop.  I expected to locate the folders on the desktop machine in C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook and copy them into the corresponding folder on the laptop.  However, I have not been able to locate those folders on the desktop.  Can someone tell me how to do this?
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JBlondCommented:
Are these computers connected to a Exchange server?
war1Commented:
Hi DocPit,

The folders are there in the PST file.  Copy that and move to other machine.

Cheers!
thinkwelldesignsCommented:
In outlook go to File/Import and Export/Export to a file/Personal Folder File(.pst) and just follow the prompts to create a backup of your .pst file.

IN the new computer, follow the process in reverse by choosing to Import a file and navigate to your backup .pst file you made in the old computer.

HTH
JBlondCommented:
If not, look into C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook instead...

Copy the PST-file to the laptop and import the mails in Outlook.
SeanConnollyCommented:
DocPit

You can do as war1 suggests, alternatively, you can use File | Import and Export to export the folders you need to another file on the network.  You can then use the Import facility to copy them into yourlaptop.

Shout if you need more detailed instructions

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