Reading Outlook PST files

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I have Many PST and I need to read the emails and extract them any good example o code in VB.net?
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net Consultant
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I never had to work directly with PST but I know that this library does it: https://products.aspose.com/email/net
Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering Consultant
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The first question I have is do you want to do this via Outlook, which will open the PST, and then using automation?  Or do you want to be able to do it without any Outlook involvement or installation on the computer, and use purely standalone .Net to open the PST and access it?

The former you can find many examples of on the web, the second is much less common, and typically would leverage a third party library ($$$) like Eric mentioned.  Those products I would expect come with some code samples to get you started or have support forums where you might find some.


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i have at least 100 PST and open all or some of them in the outlook will take a while, and maybe crash the outlook because some of them are 50 GB so I need other options like read and display the info

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