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Outlook 2010 *.fav data path

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where exactly gets the Outlook 2010 *.fav locally stored?

is it integrated in the PST file or does it have a path for itself?  

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by:e_aravind
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As per this URL's reference
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/outlook/thread/5d86f380-6c93-4751-a5e2-3980dfa70dbc/

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for #4, since you tried renaming outcmd.dat, that just leaves you with <profile_name>.xml* file.  This is the file that keep track of the pane of your favorites and shortcuts.
 
* XML = Outlook 2010
* FAV = Outlook 2003/2007
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<profile>.xml file should be around\under the %appdata%/Microsoft/Outlook folder
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my question was if the Outlook Favourites do get stored/saved locally or on the exchange?

and where is the FAV file located: is it inside the PST file or on a separate directory on the C Drive?
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The settings are stored locally @ the below location
<profile>.xml file should be around\under the %appdata%/Microsoft/Outlook folder

>> These fav. are generated, computed and consumed only by Outlook profiles

>> these fav. are not used by OWA, Activesync device and so no need to store these details on the server.

This is not store on the PST file.
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