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I have a PC that I am the administrator on.  I was on my companies domain for a few weeks using MS Exchange to get my E-mails but it was too cumbersome for me for various reasons.  I removed the domain from my login and now just login to my PC as an administrator.  I recently discovered that I now need some of these E-mails that I received when i was on the domain however when I go into outlook as an administrator, I only see E-mails from before I joined the domain/exchange and then after I made the change.  Before I completely removed my computer from the domain I use to be able to just log back into the domian as my domain user, forward the E-mails to myself, log off and then receive them on my administrative login.  My question is... Is there any way to get to the E-mails that I received on the domain without having to rejoin the domain again?

For what it's worth, I believe this may be the data file it's stored in.  Archive1.pst in C:\documents and settings\my.name\local settings\application data\microsoft\outlook.  my.name is the logon ID I used to access my computer while on the domain.

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by:kjanicke
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Greetings:

Can you just open the data file in Outlook and see if those are the emails?  Or are you getting an error?  What is the error?

If you are getting a permissions error, you may have to take ownership of the file and than grant yourself access.
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It doesn't show anything in my inbox.  When I would log on to the domain, There was about 5 weeks worth of Emails there.
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by:kjanicke
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Than all that stuff is probably still in the mailbox on the server.


Is that five weeks worth of email in the archive pst file you mentioned above?
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Oh I see so you think that it's on the server rather than locally on my PC?  I guess since we use exchange thats very possible but I thought it automatically downloaded to my PC.  And No, The inbox is empty when I look at that pst file.  No E-mails at all.
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Greetings:

Delivery is usually not automatic to a PST unless you set it that way.  That would be under Tools ... email accounts.  At the bottom of one of the windows there is a "Deliver new email to the following location: and you can set it to go to the PST instead of the mailbox.

The mailbox is a bit more mobile, unless you use network based PST's which is not supported by M$.
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