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unlinking an OST file

Bartley1969
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I have installed a new workstation for a user with a roaming profile. They used to use an old win2K machine and Outlook. WHen I load their profile first from the new W/stn (XP P) and launch Outlook it asks for a certain OST file? WHy is this and does is make a difference if I say no to loading it?
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Hi Bartley1969,

The .ost file is the off-line store file.  It is a local copy of everything they have in their online mailbox.  There's no value in spending time trying to hook it up again.  Just let Outlook create a new one from scratch.

Cheers!

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