Create a .pst file in Outlook for messages in a folder

I have a lot of emails in a folder on a windows machine. I want to put all of the messages in a .pst file in outlook. Is there a way to do this? There are about 2000 emails. I'm using outlook 2010.
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Nick RhodeIT DirectorCommented:
Can you by chance describe the email in the folder?  Like saved messages? If so from what program?

How to Import:  http://cumc.columbia.edu/it/howto/exchange/exp.html
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dodgerfanAuthor Commented:
Outlook email messages, with the .msg extension. I have outlook installed. Duoble clicking a message opens it with outlook.
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Magnus BIT-supportCommented:
Hi
Create a pst-file or temp folder in Outlook. Then you can drag n' drop those msg-files into that pst/folder Outlook. It should import it automatically.

/MadJax
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wshtyCommented:
open outlook, in the upper "start" ribbon select "new elements" -> go down to more/more elements(the last in the list) -> choose outlook data-file, again at the bottom of the list.
select a name and a place to save it.

now you have created a new .pst file which shows up in your email accounts pane on the left.
you can now create new elements IN that pst file (like calendar, email folder, contacts, etc.. - just right click that pst and choose new folder -> after that choose the folder type and name

when you have created the structure you want you can go about shovelling emails in there (via drag and drop)
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