(Msg. 3) Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2006 8:11 am
Post subject: Re: How do I save my emails onto an external hard drive? [Login to view extended thread Info.] Archived from groups: per prev. post (more info?)
Incorrect - Microsoft removed that option after Outlook 98
You should find your Outlook file and copy it weekly.
For some CRAZY reason Microsoft decided to HIDE the PST file Outlook uses.
This means, even if you backup your documents daily, if your hard drive
crashes - you will not have your Outlook data.
Shame on you Microsoft!!!
There should be a folder under My Documents called "My Outlook" or something
like that. In there you should store your Outlook PST file. This makes
For now, you will have to change your folder view to "Show all files" then
open Windows Explorer and go to your Profile
and find: \Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
In there is your Outlook data Microsoft is HIDING - shame on you
"Oliver Vukovics" wrote in message
> Hi Ck,
> open an new window in the Explorer on your harddisk, select the emails you
> want to move, hold the right mouseclick and move the emails with the mouse
> to this folder in your harddisk.
> Oliver Vukovics
> Share Outlook without Exchange: Public ShareFolder
> Synchronize your Outlook: Public SyncTool
> "CK" schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> >> I want to archive my emails onto an external hard drive, but I can't
>> out how to transfer the files.