Look out, it's Outlook

Tomorrow I'm off to DC for a week, so I want to transfer my email and address files to my laptop. I couldn't remember where Outlook has put my .pst file, so I asked Outlook Help. Microsoft offered me a course. In only 45 minutes, I could learn how to find a file!

Do you know where Microsoft Outlook keeps your e-mail? Find out where your messages are stored, and then learn how to move, copy, or back them up to suit your needs.

Length: 4050 minutes

It's not a good sign when you're offered a 45 minute course to learn something that should be either intuitively obvious or one click away.


Posted by Jay Cross at May 20, 2004 11:14 PM | TrackBack
Comments

That's why I'm a Mac user, Jay.

Sorry, couldn't resist. :)

See you at the conference!

Eva

Posted by: Eva Kaplan-Leiserson at May 21, 2004 07:13 AM

Hi,

At least in Outlook 2003:

1. In Outlook, right click on the data file you are interested in (pane on the left-and side).

2. Choose Properties

3. Click Advanced

The path and filename of the PST should be listed there.

I'm assuming other versions of outlook are similar.

Cheers,

Posted by: Edward Bilodeau at May 26, 2004 10:01 AM

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