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Where (which directory) are all eMails and settings stored for Outlook 2003 (not: Outlook Express) ? [message #178805] Thu, 14 June 2007 21:00 Go to next message
svenCx
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In which directory are all emails, contacts and settings stored for Outlook 2003 (not: Outloook Express) ?

Is this directory somewhere mentioned inside Outlook ?
I did not found a setting resp. entryfield somewhere in the option or preferences in Outlook.

Sven
Re: Where (which directory) are all eMails and settings stored for Outlook 2003 (not: Outlook Expres [message #178813] Thu, 14 June 2007 21:32 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Val
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I think you'll find it in the .ost file

C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\Local Settings\Application
Data\Microsoft\Outlook\outlook.ost




"Sven Claasen" <svenCx@gmx.net> wrote in message
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> In which directory are all emails, contacts and settings stored for
> Outlook 2003 (not: Outloook Express) ?
>
> Is this directory somewhere mentioned inside Outlook ?
> I did not found a setting resp. entryfield somewhere in the option or
> preferences in Outlook.
>
> Sven
Re: Where (which directory) are all eMails and settings stored for Outlook 2003 (not: Outlook Expres [message #178819] Thu, 14 June 2007 22:01 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Marcin Domaslawski
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Hi again

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HP030822101033.asp x?pid=CH063564641033

Marcin Domaslawski


"Sven Claasen" <svenCx@gmx.net> wrote in message
news:46720ef7$0$23132$9b4e6d93@newsspool1.arcor-online.net...
> In which directory are all emails, contacts and settings stored for
> Outlook 2003 (not: Outloook Express) ?
>
> Is this directory somewhere mentioned inside Outlook ?
> I did not found a setting resp. entryfield somewhere in the option or
> preferences in Outlook.
>
> Sven
RE: Where (which directory) are all eMails and settings stored for Out [message #178826] Thu, 14 June 2007 23:27 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Rey Santos
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http://www.sitedeveloper.ws/tutorials/outlook.htm

This backup tutorial indicates the locations.
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"Sven Claasen" wrote:

> In which directory are all emails, contacts and settings stored for Outlook 2003 (not: Outloook Express) ?
>
> Is this directory somewhere mentioned inside Outlook ?
> I did not found a setting resp. entryfield somewhere in the option or preferences in Outlook.
>
> Sven
>
Re: Where (which directory) are all eMails and settings stored for Outlook 2003 (not: Outlook Expres [message #178845] Fri, 15 June 2007 01:12 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Gordon
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"Sven Claasen" <svenCx@gmx.net> wrote in message
news:46720ef7$0$23132$9b4e6d93@newsspool1.arcor-online.net...
> In which directory are all emails, contacts and settings stored for
> Outlook 2003 (not: Outloook Express) ?
>
> Is this directory somewhere mentioned inside Outlook ?
> I did not found a setting resp. entryfield somewhere in the option or
> preferences in Outlook.
>
> Sven


Default location is:
C:\Documents and Settings\{Your user Name here}\Local Settings\Application
Data\Microsoft\Outlook
Re: Where (which directory) are all eMails and settings stored for [message #178877] Fri, 15 June 2007 03:37 Go to previous messageGo to next message
TechieBird
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If your mailbox is on a server and you run in Cached Exchange mode or Offline
mode, the OST is just an offline copy of everything in your (server-side)
mailbox. The mailbox is still the primary store.

If you're not running against a mailbox on a server, then you wouldn't have
an OST file.
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"Val" wrote:

> I think you'll find it in the .ost file
>
> C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\Local Settings\Application
> Data\Microsoft\Outlook\outlook.ost
>
>
>
>
> "Sven Claasen" <svenCx@gmx.net> wrote in message
> news:46720ef7$0$23132$9b4e6d93@newsspool1.arcor-online.net...
> > In which directory are all emails, contacts and settings stored for
> > Outlook 2003 (not: Outloook Express) ?
> >
> > Is this directory somewhere mentioned inside Outlook ?
> > I did not found a setting resp. entryfield somewhere in the option or
> > preferences in Outlook.
> >
> > Sven
>
>
>
Re: Where (which directory) are all eMails and settings stored for Outlook 2003 (not: Outlook Expres [message #178903] Fri, 15 June 2007 05:14 Go to previous messageGo to next message
outlookmvp
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http://www.slipstick.com/config/backup.asp - if Vista, see the Outlook 2007
settings (link at top of page).

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"Sven Claasen" <svenCx@gmx.net> wrote in message
news:46720ef7$0$23132$9b4e6d93@newsspool1.arcor-online.net...
> In which directory are all emails, contacts and settings stored for
> Outlook 2003 (not: Outloook Express) ?
>
> Is this directory somewhere mentioned inside Outlook ?
> I did not found a setting resp. entryfield somewhere in the option or
> preferences in Outlook.
>
> Sven
Re: Where (which directory) are all eMails and settings stored for Outlook 2003 (not: Outlook Expres [message #178919] Fri, 15 June 2007 05:56 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Brian Tillman
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Sven Claasen <svenCx@gmx.net> wrote:

> In which directory are all emails, contacts and settings stored for
> Outlook 2003 (not: Outloook Express) ?

http://www.slipstick.com/config/backup.asp#fileloc
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Re: Where (which directory) are all eMails and settings stored for Outlook 2003 (not: Outlook Expres [message #178942] Fri, 15 June 2007 06:23 Go to previous messageGo to next message
spam
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Sven Claasen, you wrote on 15 Jun 2007 04:00:55 GMT:

> In which directory are all emails, contacts

Emails, contacts, calendar etc. are stored in a pst-file that is usually
stored in the (hidden) folder

C:\Documents and Settings\%Username%\Local Settings\Application
Datas\Microsoft\Outlook

> and settings stored for Outlook 2003?

There are some places where settings are stored. Which settings
concretely?

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Re: Where (which directory) are all eMails and settings stored for Outlook 2003 (not: Outlook Expres [message #178948] Fri, 15 June 2007 06:26 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Christian Goeller, you wrote on Fri, 15 Jun 2007 15:23:28 +0200:

> [...]

Sorry, I read the posting in microsoft.public.outlook. Therefore I
didn't experienced that the question is already answered.

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Christian Goeller
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Re: Where (which directory) are all eMails and settings stored for Outlook 2003 (not: Outlook Expres [message #179120] Fri, 15 June 2007 15:34 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Patrick Keenan
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"Sven Claasen" <svenCx@gmx.net> wrote in message
news:46720ef7$0$23132$9b4e6d93@newsspool1.arcor-online.net...
> In which directory are all emails, contacts and settings stored for
> Outlook 2003 (not: Outloook Express) ?
>
> Is this directory somewhere mentioned inside Outlook ?

Yes. They are all in one file, by default outlook.pst.

> I did not found a setting resp. entryfield somewhere in the option or
> preferences in Outlook.

Try looking under File, Data File Management. The name location of the PST
file is shown there.

You can also find this via Control Panel, Mail, in the profile settings.

HTH
-pk

>
> Sven
RE: Where (which directory) are all eMails and settings stored for Out [message #179362] Sun, 17 June 2007 03:48 Go to previous message
WDavidson
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Sven,


all the items are stored in an OST file or pst file,usually located

C:\Documents and Settings\profile name\Local Settings\Application
Data\Microsoft\Outlook

"Sven Claasen" wrote:

> In which directory are all emails, contacts and settings stored for Outlook 2003 (not: Outloook Express) ?
>
> Is this directory somewhere mentioned inside Outlook ?
> I did not found a setting resp. entryfield somewhere in the option or preferences in Outlook.
>
> Sven
>
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