Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Operating Systems › Where does outlook keep settings and account files?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Where does outlook keep settings and account files?

post #1 of 5
Thread Starter 
I need to copy my big list of email addresses, setting, and passwords to another computer. Where is the outlook folder that holds all of that?

I have outlook 2003 on both computers.
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium 660 PW5D2 premium w/t Wifi XFX 7800GTX 1 Gb Corsair XMS2 5300 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB Windows XP Pro SP2 42inch LCD AP-P4ATX65FE 658Watt 
Case
Aluminum 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium 660 PW5D2 premium w/t Wifi XFX 7800GTX 1 Gb Corsair XMS2 5300 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB Windows XP Pro SP2 42inch LCD AP-P4ATX65FE 658Watt 
Case
Aluminum 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 5
easiest way is to go export all your stuff into a PST file. you can select everything from your mailboxes to contacts. i believe its under EDIT >> IMPORT/EXPORT. once you export it into a file, get it on the other pc via usb drive or cd then IMPORT the data onto the other machine. voila!
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6600 G0 @ 3.6 GHz DFI Lanparty DK P35-T2RS Sapphire HD4850 @ 700/1035 2 x 2gb GSkill DDR1000 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
320gb + 2x750gb + 1tb + 2tb NEC 3550a 7 Ultimate x64 Dell Ultrasharp 2005FPW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech DiNovo Edge Thermaltake 750w Rocketfish (Lian-Li PC-A71) Logitech MX700 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6600 G0 @ 3.6 GHz DFI Lanparty DK P35-T2RS Sapphire HD4850 @ 700/1035 2 x 2gb GSkill DDR1000 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
320gb + 2x750gb + 1tb + 2tb NEC 3550a 7 Ultimate x64 Dell Ultrasharp 2005FPW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech DiNovo Edge Thermaltake 750w Rocketfish (Lian-Li PC-A71) Logitech MX700 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 5
Look for a .pst file. It should be plenty big (>100MB) if you have a lot of stuff in Outlook. I don't use Outlook anymore, and I don't remember where it puts the file by default.

Another option is to export the files you need from within Outlook. Outlook data can be exported in many different ways. Again, don't really remember which buttons to push.

Good luck
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA None Windows XP Pro 32-bit HP Pavilion f1703 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
N/A Corsair HX520 Coolermaster Cavalier N/A 
Mouse Pad
N/A 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA None Windows XP Pro 32-bit HP Pavilion f1703 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
N/A Corsair HX520 Coolermaster Cavalier N/A 
Mouse Pad
N/A 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 5
outlook keeps your files hidden away under many sub directories. its either in program files or your user profile dir under documents and settings. i still say the easiest way is to export whatever you need into a PST file. make sure to not use encyption because ive seen errors when trying to import the file onto another computer.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6600 G0 @ 3.6 GHz DFI Lanparty DK P35-T2RS Sapphire HD4850 @ 700/1035 2 x 2gb GSkill DDR1000 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
320gb + 2x750gb + 1tb + 2tb NEC 3550a 7 Ultimate x64 Dell Ultrasharp 2005FPW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech DiNovo Edge Thermaltake 750w Rocketfish (Lian-Li PC-A71) Logitech MX700 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6600 G0 @ 3.6 GHz DFI Lanparty DK P35-T2RS Sapphire HD4850 @ 700/1035 2 x 2gb GSkill DDR1000 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
320gb + 2x750gb + 1tb + 2tb NEC 3550a 7 Ultimate x64 Dell Ultrasharp 2005FPW 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech DiNovo Edge Thermaltake 750w Rocketfish (Lian-Li PC-A71) Logitech MX700 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 5
Thread Starter 
Does this export email accounts and password settings?
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium 660 PW5D2 premium w/t Wifi XFX 7800GTX 1 Gb Corsair XMS2 5300 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB Windows XP Pro SP2 42inch LCD AP-P4ATX65FE 658Watt 
Case
Aluminum 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium 660 PW5D2 premium w/t Wifi XFX 7800GTX 1 Gb Corsair XMS2 5300 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB Windows XP Pro SP2 42inch LCD AP-P4ATX65FE 658Watt 
Case
Aluminum 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Operating Systems
Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Operating Systems › Where does outlook keep settings and account files?