Searching Outlook Email Archives

I've been using Outlook on my Windows computers for many years.   A lawsuit came up that requires me to search for all emails sent to specific people.  Is there a way to structure a search through all my Outlook PST and archive files for specific search terms in emails?  Getting a separate third party software that will facilitate this is OK, if that's the easiest way to accomplish this.

Thanks,

Phil
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David Johnson, CD, MVPConnect With a Mentor OwnerCommented:
open outlook data file
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
if you have exchange you have to put on a 'litigation hold' .. if you only have pst files then add all of those pst's to outlook and do a search and select all mail folders.. It may take a while to index the added pst's
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philsimmonsAuthor Commented:
David,

Thank you for the response.  I've never done this before.  Can you please answer the following two questions:

1.  I do have a number of "archive" Outlook data files.  How do I add them to Outlook?

2.  Once I'm done with this issue, how do I remove the added files?

Thanks,

Phil
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philsimmonsAuthor Commented:
Thanks.  I assume there's an easy way to remove them once I no longer need them.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
in outlook mail right click, the folder and select remove
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