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Move emails on server to non-domain Outlook program

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Hi

I have an SBS 2003 server which handles emails to my workstation (which is using Outlook), but may be switching the server off in the near future and running a standalone non-domain PC instead.

Is it possible to transfer the emails from within SBS 2003, to a standalone PC running Outlook as a non-Exchange program?

Thanks.
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by:pritamdutt
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I am assuming you are currently connected to Exchange (which will basically save the cache of mails in a file with .ost extension.

In order keep mails accessible in a NON-Exchange Environment, you could add a new Personal Data File (should end with .pst extension) and move all mail content from OST file to PST file.

Please note that it is important to carry out this activity while ur exchange connection is still alive
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Thanks for your reply.

Could you advise how to do this?
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For me to able to assist you, I would like to know the current version of your Desktop Client.
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Vista Ultimate with Outlook 2007
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In Outlook 2007
1. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Outlook Data File.
2. Choose "Office Outlook Personal Folder File(.pst)" to create new Outlook Data File and name and save it at an appropriate location.
3. Once created you should see this folder in your list of folders (left navigation pane)
4. Select the folders you want to copy (keep CTRL key pressed) and drag them to this new "Personal Folders" location on the left.

This should create a copy of folders and messages in the new file.
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Many thanks for your quick help.
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