Copying pst file to network drive

Hey can someone please help me out.. i need to copy a pst file to the network drive. I think i have to change the path before copying it  to the network drive. Could someone please provide me steps?
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Jason CrawfordTransport NinjaCommented:
Do you have the .pst file already or you need help exporting it from Outlook?  If you already have the .pst file ready to go just copy/paste like any other file.  Depending on the size of the .pst it may take a while to transfer over the network.  Also keep in mind you should avoid opening a .pst on a network share with Outlook.

Here are instructions for exporting:

https://support.office.com/en-nz/article/Export-Outlook-items-to-an-Outlook-Data-File-pst-14252b52-3075-4e9b-be4e-ff9ef1068f91
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ivan rosaCommented:
Hello,
On the top box address to the folder type the following

\\SERVER\SHARENAME

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Server=should be the server you know holds the share
Networkshare=should be the folder name

Ps. it is worth mentioning you also want to check if you are authorize to read/write to this share, otherwise no matter how you change the above this will not work
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rindiCommented:
Just copy the pst file like any other file. Make sure Outlook is closed when you copy it. Also make sure you don't run the pst file directly from Outlook, only use local pst files with. Running it from a network share isn't supported, and it will very often cause corruptions.
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iFixedITAuthor Commented:
Thank you guys !!
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iFixedITAuthor Commented:
Thank you all for providing your comments. I forgot to close this question with Accepted Solution. Didn't think it was that easy!
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