Moving Outlook to another PC
Posted on 2011-09-29
I need to setup a new PC, install Office 2007 (with Outlook) and then move the original PST file from the old PC.
This PC runs a POP-type e-mail.
I've done this MANY times in the past and always face the same issue: Outlook will download all the e-mails from the server (Inbox, Sent Items, Deleted Items) and these would then be doubled by the ones I already have in the original PST.
And If I use Outlook with a new PST, after downloading all the data from the mailbox, I would have to open the original PST and copy the stuff that is not found in the just downloaded items, and that takes forever.
Is there ANY way to prevent this?
I looked on-line but I have gotten nowhere.