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Outlook Express to Outlook 2000 Personal folders

Q: Outlook Express to Outlook 2000 Personal folders

Is it possible to transfer the personal folders and all email from Outlook Express on a Windows 95 system to Outlook 2000 on a Windows 2000 system?

Thanks,
john0109

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A: Outlook Express to Outlook 2000 Personal folders

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This morning an extra Personal Folder appeared in Outlook 2000, I'm not sure why. Two personal folders are listed now, the first one is completely blank. It appears to be an exact duplicate of Outlook 2000 default folders, but nothing is in it.

The next personal folder contains all of my emails, contacts, etc.

At first I thought this was not a big deal, because I can just minimize the first personal folder and ignore it.

However, when I compose an email now my contacts list is empty. Outlook seems to be trying to pull contacts from the first folder list.

My operating system is Windows XP.

How do I fix this without losing any emails or contacts? This is a corporate laptop, so it is imperative that I not lose any data.

Any help is much appreciated. Thanks!
 

A:Two Personal Folders in Outlook 2000

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I currently have 4 copies of the same personal folders in my outlook 2000. How do I delete the extra copies of the folders.

 

A:Outlook 2000 duplicate personal folders

Hi pollyanna
What mode do you have running for Outlook 2000?
Corporate/Workgroup (CW) or Internet Mail Only (IMO)
Help>About Microsoft Outlook, should say on the second line.

(CW)Try right clicking on the Personal Folders, select Close Personal Folders.
Tools>Services, Hightlight the Personal Folders you want to Remove and select the Remove button.
You may need to select the Properties button first to see what .pst file it is attached to. I renamed all my Personal Folders with the .pst file so that at a glance I could tell which one belonged.

After removing the Personal Folders list from your Services, you would need to locate the .pst file and delete it.

Let us know if this works for you or if you are using Internet Mail Only.
 

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Dear All

Can I confirm with Outlook 2000 that if I 'Remove' a supposed duplicate personal folder that, thats it I will not be able to restore it??

Removed the personal folder by selecting 'Tools', Services and pressing the 'Remove' button.

Problem is it was not the right Personal Folder!! I still have another duplicate so not such a problem but have lost some e-mails.

No sign of the removed file in the recycle bin or having done a search on all .pst files anywhere on the system.

Have also eventually managed to unhide the local settings folder after a separate search on the internet but no sign of any missing folder in there either - .pst files normally stored here. Admit that was being a bit hopeful

If this is the case, don't you think deleting perhaps all your e-mails is a little too easy! And why is there not something similar to the Recycle bin?

Comments appreciate.
 

A:Outlook 2000 - Removing Personal Folders

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I checked my inbox last night to find out that all my messages and personal folders had disappeared. I am on Windows 2000 Professional and using Outlook Express 6. I searched for any files with extension ".pst" but couldn't find it anywhere. I am not sure if outlook express stores the personal folder as ".pst" extensions or some other file extension. I would really like someone to help me retrieve my inbox with personal folders. One strange thing is that the "Deleted" and "sent" folders still contains all my messages. Is it possible that a new instance of outlook express got started for some reason and my original instance of outlook express is still somewhere saved on my computer? Please help.
 

A:Outlook Express - Inbox & Personal Folders Disappeared

Outlook Express keeps its stuff in dbx files. It's Outlook that uses .pst files.

To find out what location OE is currently using for its store folder, in OE go to Tools>Options>Maintenence and click on the "Store Folder" button. Then look around for other store folders in that same area (click on Browse). The default store folders are a pain because they use impossible-to-remember names with a long string of numbers and letters.

Keep changing the store folder until your missing messages appear....they should be in one of those folders with the idiotic letter/number name.
 

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Hello, I hope someone can help me on this one! I remember seeing something somewhere about what to do about this, but I forget where.

I have a LOT of personal folders in Outlook Express, (version 5) and when I open the app, many of them are automatically expanded. It's really annoying, and I want to somehow make the program open with all the folders nicely collapsed!

When I do a Ctl + Shift + E to add a new folder, the list of existing folders in the window is also expanded. Again, it would be nice if I could get them to default to a collapsed state.

Does anyone have any ideas on where to go to change the setting? I've poked around, but to no avail. I must be missing something...

Thanks!

 

A:{Solved} Outlook Express Personal Folders Expanding Upon Opening

Under TOOLS, OPTIONS, READ there is a box to uncheck called Automatically Expand Grouped messages.
 

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I am trying to disable the function that allows you to Drag/Drop emails from one folder to the next. This is specific to a personal folder I created, and don't want to be able to Drag/Drop and e-mail to or from this folder...

Thanks
 

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Folks I have read the MS tech notes on how to get Outlook 2003 [I have it via Office 2003 Professional, full install] to import from OE6. It fails under either option: import from "another program" or "Import Internet Mail....". Under the former it is pointed to the correct folder, but fails with Error: Cannot open,.. another program in use" but there's not... I tried copying the folder to a nice clean location on the C: and checked all the properties, nothing interfering, still won't open the folder.
Under the latter option it just doesn't do anything after directing it to the correct folder. Seems to accept the command, closes the window, but does not import anything. No error messages.

Umm.... do MS teams communicate with one another??

Closely related: If I could just get the FOLDERS I had setup it would be a great asset, or if i could just get the ADDRESS book it would help. Do you know how to import *.dbx folders into Outlook 2003? Or the old outlook Express address Book?

thx

z

A:Outlook 2003 Will Not Import Outlook Express folders, mail, anything

They are written in two different formats that are uncompatible. The Oulook Express has a file sytem totally unique to it.

I had the same problem about 6 weeks ago going from XP to Win7.
I had to transfer address book to notepad and put it into Outlook one at a time. The old mail sits in the old PC.
I have heard you can transfer the OE mail files over to Windows mail or gmail etc. Then transfer files from the new mail server to Outlook.
File system is changed over with the mail transfer- I haven't tried it though.
Mike

I did a Google and found this. I didn't find this page six weeks ago.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/ou...001094387.aspx

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I have over 13 years of Outlook Express folders and addresses that I desperately need to convert to Outlook 2007. I should have imported them into Outlook before I made the "Easy File Transfer" to the new Win 7 machine, but didn't know I needed to do that. Several years ago I had imported the files into Outlook, although that data did transfer it is now way out-of-date and full of duplicates.

The up-to-date data is still in my old machine and also in an external hard drive backup. I have isolated the Outlook Express personal folders into .dbx format and the addresses into .wab format.

Is there a way this can be reformatted into Outlook? Or is there some other way? I would probably also need to delete what is already in Outlook first, or I would have many more duplicates.

I welcome any suggestions.

Dick Sevier

A:Convert Outlook Express Folders and Address Book to Outlook in WIN 7

See if this Microsoft tutorial can help.
Import your messages or account from Outlook Express to Outlook - Outlook - Office.com

Please note : there is ........
a link for Outlook and OE installed in the SAME computer
a link for Outlook and OE installed in DIFFERENT computers.

Hope that helps.

Editing ...... I don't use Outlook nor did I ever use OE, so I can't help you much other than to offer you the link above.

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Hello everyone (And sorry for such a long thread title!)

One of the elderly gentleman where I work, has been given a Dell laptop by his Son that's running W7 64bit.

He has a copy of Office 2000 that he would like to install on this machine, and use the bundled Outlook from it as his default e-mail client. The only problem is, the current desktop PC he's using, is running Windows XP (unsure which version) and he's got Outlook Express as his e-mail viewing software on there at the moment.

Can the profile (sorry if that's the wrong term) from XP's Outlook Express be "ported" into the Outlook from Office 2000, whilst all of this is running on W7 64bit?

Many, many thanks in advance

A:Migrating XP's Outlook Express to Office 2000's Outlook on W7 64bit

Office 2000 is not supported on Windows 7, and is insecure and past it's lifetime support. That said, there may be workarounds to get it to work on 7, but that's probably more difficult then your original question. I'd think your friend would need a newer version, then revisit can it be done For instance:

Import messages into Windows Mail from Outlook Express

Import your messages or account from Outlook Express to Outlook - Outlook - Office.com

Trying to use Office 2000 would not be at all advisable.

A Guy

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how do i transfer my outlook 2000 address book to outlook express 6?

i've switched to express (because address auto complete) but in the address book it only shows name and email.
i also want home address, phone numbers, etc to show and can't see how to "switch it on"... can anyone help?

thanks in advance
 

A:how do i transfer my outlook 2000 address book to outlook express 6?

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I am having problems sending a zipped attachment from either outlook 2000 or outlook express. It is a large zip file 470MB. I haven't been able to find anywhere that says it is too big. I get to where you attach the file and then my system hangs. I have given it several hours to finish the process and nothing... it just sits there. I have no mouse control CTRL-ALT-DEL wont even work. To shutdown I have to physically power down. I restart and everything is fine I just can't send this attachment. Any help is appreciated. Thanks
 

A:Outlook 2000/Outlook Express: Attachment Size Limits

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I mainly use Outlook 2000, however, in order to get a number of Hotmail messages onto my computer's HD, i synchronised Outlook Express with Hotmail. I now have messages from a folder I have on Hotmail on my hard drive too.

A search revealed that this folder (and presumably all messages in it) is stored under C:\Windows\Application Data\Identities\{00B31680-0793-11D3-A398-C0610D677E39}\Microsoft\Outlook Express.

I copied the .dbx file named hotmail - [folder name].dbx to my desktop. I went in to Outlook 2000 file>import blah blah blah, but it wont let me import .dbx files

soooooo.....is there anyway to get my messages from hotmail from this specific folder into outlook 2000? i no longer need the folder in hotmail and will just delete it as soon as i have a permanent copy on my hard drive in outlook 2000. im assuming that since the dbx file is on my hard disk with all the messages (which i can read offline in outlook express) that i wont need to set up outlook 2000 for hotmail synchronisation ?!?
 

A:Exporting Hotmail messages from Outlook Express to Outlook 2000

Somehow, I don't think you'll be able to do it:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q234/7/04.ASP?

Oh, but take a look at www.slipstick.com too, if you want to check their input.
 

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Hello:

How can I import my Achive folders from MS Outlook (archive Office Data File) to Outlook Express?

Can I also import Calendars and Tasks into OE?

I would love to continue using MS Outlook but the client's location has a firewall perventing this. Only OE works because it uses a POP3 connection.

Thank you for your help.
 

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Is there a way to import mail from Outlook Express into Outlook and get all the folders the user set up in OE?? Maybe I'm missing an option setting when I do an import, but it always seems to grab the email, but leave the folders behind.
 

A:Importing Outlook Express Folders into Outlook

Hi NedChaney

Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

Are you Importing into Outlook?

Try Exporting your messages from Outlook Express into Outlook instead.

Let us know if that works for you or not.
 

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Hello

I have had issues with my OE the last couple of days with it locking up as soon as I open it. So I decided to use Outlook 2000 but while making the transfer, I BELIEVE it used another identity on my computer and did not transfer all of my OE folders.

I know these are dbx files..they are currently located by going thru the windows explorer procedure..is there a way for me to get them into Outlook 2000? I also understand Outlook 2000 uses a different format for it files.

Also, if I upgrade to XP SP2, will I get my Outlook Express back and working?

Thanks for your help...

Todd
 

A:Solved: Outlook Express to Outlook 2000 ... help!

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Hello,
My wife just got a new computer running XP Home Edition. I installed MS Office 2000 on it. I then set up an account for her AT&T email. Each time I try to get her email it says there was a tcp/ip problem with the server. So I can't send or receive. Yet when I do this EXACT same thing with Outlook Express on her computer it works.

Here are some other facts you may need to know:
1. My wife's new computer is hooked into our wireless network (linksys). I can surf the net fine. I just can't get or receive mail with Outlook 2000.

2. Other computers on the wireless network fun 2000 Professional and Win 98 SE. I sort of doubt this is the issue but I'd rather give you too much info than not enough.

Thanks in advance,
Don
 

A:Outlook 2000 won't get my email but Outlook express will. Why?

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Running Win XP and Office 2000; family member clicked "yes" when dialog box poped up if they wanted Outlook Express to be default message program. Since then whenever using IE and you click on to send an email Outlook Express pops up. Outlook 2000 works fine with by itself, problem is only when using IE. Have tried to reinstall, selected Outlook 2000 under window options all to no avail. Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks
 

A:Outlook Express overriding Outlook 2000

Hi boas1

Have you changed the default e-mail program in:
Control Panel > Internet Options > Programs tab
Click the Reset Web Settings button.
Click the drop down arrow for the E-mail: field and select Microsoft Office Outlook
Apply, OK to save and close.

Let us know.
 

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I have a user who put a password on his personal folders and then forgot his password. Is there any way at all to reset his password so that he can retrieve his messages?
Please help!
 

A:Outlook - Personal Folders

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I just installed MS Outlook 2003 on one of my offices users and I imported a second .pst file because some emails went through before I copied the old Outlook.pst file in.

Now here is the problem;

There is currently 2 'personal folders' and when a new email comes in, it goes to both 'personal folders'. Also, when the user clicks on "new" and then clicks on the "to" button to access his address books, he is prompted with an error that one of the contacts list does not exist, to remove the folder. Then he clicked on "OK" to exit the error and the contact list was there.

I would like to know how to remove the second 'personal folders'. Im guessing this is causing the errors (correct me if im wrong), but I cannot find anywhere to remove that folder. Please any help would be highly appreciated.

Second, less important problem;

When I re-install windows and office. I have to keep their old .pst files. Is there a way I can just put the old .pst into the proper place and their accounts will be already activated and the mail will be there. Or do I need to re-add the account. Im kinda confused on if I need to import the .pst or if a simple pasting of the original .pst is good enough.

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help.
 

A:Outlook has 2 Personal Folders ??

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I have recently reinstalled MS Outlook 2000 and now there are three copies of the Personal Folder. When I click on those folders I get the following message:

"Unable to display the folder. An unexpected error has ocurred. MAPI was unable to load the information service mspst.dll. Be sure the service is correctly installed and configured."

Can anyone help me with this issue??

A:Ms Outlook Personal Folders

This article is about an older version of Windows, but it might help you: Error Message: The Set of Folders Could Not Be Opened.

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I lost all my Outlook personal folders and Contacts. It happened right after installing iCloud.
Please help.
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I have set my mother's account up with GMAIL. When she reads her emails her inbox is showing "Personal Folders". I go into Account Settings and try and set her mailbox as default which it will not allow me to do.

Is there a way to just have her email account setup without "Personal Folders"?

Thanks

A:Getting Rid Of Personal Folders In Outlook 2007

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sparker781


I have set my mother's account up with GMAIL. When she reads her emails her inbox is showing "Personal Folders". I go into Account Settings and try and set her mailbox as default which it will not allow me to do.

Is there a way to just have her email account setup without "Personal Folders"?

Thanks


I'm not sure what you mean. Can you post a screenshot?

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At work this morning, when I opened my email (Outlook 2002) I didn't have a user profile. All my old emails, my address book, and the profile I had been using for years was gone! I know have Outlook Express 6 in addition to Outlook 2002. I have no idea how that got on my computer. I Have scanned my computer for *.pst files to see if they were just hidden somewhere but the search turned up nothing. Two days ago everything was fine, was able to open and check my email with out issue. No one else has used my computer since I last worked two days ago. What could account for this problem and the Outlook Express 6 that is now on my computer? Where has my stuff gone? Is there any way to retrieve it?
 

A:Outlook profile and all personal folders, etc., GONE!!

Outlook Express is part of Windows, so it was always there. You just didn't use it. If the computer is physically accessible to others, I'd highly suspect someone else used it. No one's going to admit to anything when someone starts yelling about their lost data. It's anyone's guess as to what happened.

If the data is gone, it's gone. Did you have a backup? If not, you can try a recovery application like Recuva.
 

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I have 1 user who is having email problems. She is one of the older employees at this company and therefore uses PST files for her email.

What appears to be happening is that when she receives an email, it sits in her Mailbox for 30 minutes or more until the user starts messing with Outlook. From this point, the emails either drop to the Personal Folders, or are manually moved.

The delivery is set to Personal Folders.

Has anyone else experienced this problem, and know of a way to get the emails to move to the personal folders in a more timely fashion as they should? I have tried doing a repair on Office, and tried altering some of the NIC settings to no avail. I don't personally have access to the Exchange server.

Update: Well, I think we're just going to change the user to Mailbox, and use the personal folders for archival purposes. However, if you know what the problem is, please feel free to post a fix.
 

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When I right click on the personal folders file, and then click on Close "Personal folder", I get an error message - "The operation failed. An object could not be found". Running "outlook.exe /cleanviews" makes no difference. How can I get rid of these personal folders? I am running the corporate version of Outlook 2000 with Windows XP Professional SP2.
 

A:Outlook personal folders can not be closed

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Outlook 2000 "Personal Folders"
I have a workstation w/two Personal Folders. When I try to delete the second folder, (Close Personal Folders) it won't let me since there are data in contacts & calendar.
Any workarounds on deleting this second folder.
Sorry too busy to figure..out..really..
 

A:Outlook 2k double Personal Folders

Yeah you should be able to go to your control panel and under control panel you should see a mail ICON. Double click on your mail ICON. A menu should pop up with the service tab first. There you should see the personal folder. Delete the one you do not need. When you open up outlook again it should not be there.
 

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My computer is running a Vista Home Premium 64-bit system. Today, all of a sudden about 95% of the icons on the desktop disappeared. Then while the "HP Hardware Diagnostic Program" was running it appeared to stall and lock up my computer while had Outlook 7 running. I tried control-alt-delete several times, but the system was really locked. I had to push to power button to restart the system. When I restarted Outlook, I couldn't open my outlook personal folders. When I try, I get error messages. One says that the .pst file is already in use an the other says that there is something wrong with the .pst file and to try to use scanpst.exe which I did but no luck. I would like to get the icons back on the desktop and I really would like to have my personal folders back in Outlook. Thanks in advance to any and all help with this.
 

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It seems that, in backing up my Outlook pst files on an external hard disk, I have created and now erased backup files that Outlook keeps looking for. In any case, every time I launch Outlook (2000), I get an error message: the f:\outlook 26 sep 06 backup could not be found, followed by a create/open personal folders menu. I need to click OK for the first and cancel for the second for Outlook to then launch correctly. I've also got three 'extra' 'personal folders' folders in addition to my Outlook Today personal folders. Can someone please provide some guidance about cleaning up this mess, while enabling me to continue backing up my Outlook files on my external drive?
Thanks
 

A:Outlook: Multiple Personal Folders

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Yesterday I wanted to shift one personal folder into another and then all the folders disappeared except for one! That folder does not contain the missing files or content.

Using search I can track the individual emails / content and even see the folders but cannot access them when I double click on them!

I am running Vista Small Business with Outlook 2007 all new. I have not imported from previous Outlook but started from scratch if that helps

Any clues on what to do?
 

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Two personal folder have been created, when I try close personal folder2: the second one, or first one, it won't since there's contacts & schedule dates in calendar. The delete option is not allowed.

How do I work around this mess?
[This message has been edited by alexenjen (edited 02-28-2001).]
 

A:Outlook (2 personal folders delete 1)

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I have just spent the weekend getting my new HP computer set up, including adding Outlook 2003. I copied over from my old PC (just before the power supply burned up), most of my Outlook 2000 personal folders, one of them was called Saved. I imported them into 2003 Outlook, then deleted the Saved folder. Now when I launch Outlook, I get a message: Personal Folders The path specified in the file \\Homehelper\sharedocs\Saved.pst is not valid. Any Hints?
 

A:Outlook Personal Folders problem

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I have two Personal Folders Microsoft Outlook 2007. They both have the same subfolders in them. Is this correct? I've been trying to transfer/import my personal folders into Outlook 2007, in my notebook computer. I haven't been able to do that as of yet but I was thinking that in making several attempts I have somehow duplicated my personal folders in Outlook. I had the same thing in both my desktop and laptop computers. Is there any way of the leading the second Personal Folders in Outlook? Thanks in advance.
 

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I have seen alot of threads on this but I still needed some clarification if possible. We have a computer running Windows XP that we did a reinstall of windows. After we did that a duplicate set of personal folders showed up in outlook. Now when we receive email and move to any folder it is duplicated in the second set of folders. Looks to be identical. So both sets of personal folders have emails in them. There is only one .pst file that is very large 4gb. Too large I know and we need to pair it down but my question - is one of the reasons it is so large is because it has 2 sets of all the folders with emails in them? I was going to try to close one set of the personal folders but both of the "close folder" options are greyed out on the menu. Can we delete one set of the personal folders without losing anything in the other set if it seems that everything is going into both identically?

Thanks for your help
 

A:Duplicate Personal Folders in Outlook 2003

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Hiya

NOTE: New version updated October 31, 2003. This updated version fixes an issue with the browsing functionality on Windows 98 and Windows ME.
Backing up your Microsoft Outlook information is quicker and easier with the Personal Folders Backup feature. Personal Folders Backup creates backup copies of your .PST files at regular intervals, in Outlook 2000 and later versions, making it easy to keep all of your Outlook folders safely backed up.

With Personal Folders Backup, you can choose which of your .PST files you wish to back up, and how often you wish to back them up.

Each .PST file contains all of your Outlook folders, including the Inbox, Calendar, and Contacts. You can have a single .PST file (usually called "Internet Folders" or "Personal Folders" in your Folder List), but you might also have an additional .PST file that you use for archiving ("Archiving Folders"). Personal Folders Backup lets you back up any or all of these .PST files.

Note Personal Folders Backup only backs up .PST files. If you have a Microsoft Exchange Server mailbox, your server mailbox folders are likely backed up regularly by your server administrator.

Note If you are using an East Asian operating system (such as Korean language WinMe) with an English version of Office, you will be unable to use this download.

For additional details and assistance refer to
Using the Microsoft Outlook Personal Folders Backup tool.
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I now have 4 headings in the Folder List named Personal Folders, 3 of them are basic and have nothing in them. The 4th is my main list. How do I remove the other 3?
Tks
 

A:Outlook 2002 Personal Folders Headings

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Hello. When I got my new HP Windows 7 laptop several months ago I installed Office 2013. I recall at the time importing more than one personal folder into the new Outlook. Enough time has passed that I'm ready to get rid, if I can, of the annoyance having folders I don't use in the folder list on the left. Maybe I should be using them but I don't.
 
From the top: first I have personal folder with subfolders inbox, drafts, sent, etc.As far as I know I don't use these folders at all and I have cut and moved most of the messages in them to the second folder list.
 
The second list is [email protected] There I also have subfolders inbox, drafts, sent, deleted as well as the many other subfolders I've created for various needs.
 
So, can I get rid of the personal folders listed first? Should I keep them? If so, can I hide them somehow?
 
Thanks.

A:Outlook 2013 - Extra Personal Folders

Anyone?

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If I never deleted some personal folders, they still have to be there somewhere right? If someone clicks CLOSE PERSONAL FOLDERS, does that delete them? There has to be a way to restore them if they are missing from the Mailbox tree.

A:Recover Personal Folders In Outlook 2003

Hi, jgadrummer:If all you did was use the option to Close Personal Folders, the file will still exist somewhere on your computer. If you can find the personal folder file(.pst), you can add it back to Outlook by using the Mail icon in the Control Panel. Click Data Files..., Add..., follow the rest of the prompts by selecting the proper personal folders file type, and locate and select your Personal Folders file. By default, mine opened in the folder location where the existing personal folders file was located.Hope that helps,

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I created a .pst export so that I could copy my outlook information from my main computer to a new laptop. It was successful but made a duplicate personal and sub folders on the main computer only. Also on the outlook today page it doesn't make any counts for incoming messages or other countable folders. I can save the sub folder titles to it but it doesn't recognized and put a count in even though I check both areas or just one etc... If I go to the folder from the outlook today page the folder is empty but if I go to the folder from the navigation list I can see the messages and also a count.
The notebook Outlook is working properly
Hope this makes sense to you..
Charles

A:Outlook 2007 duplicate personal and sub folders

Have a look in Libraries>Documents>Outlook Files and see what's in there.

If the exported .pst file is there you can delete it, and then try creating a fresh .pst information file for export.

You should, at some stage in the procedure, be able to choose the location you want to save it to.

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Outlook .pst folders transfer

? I'm trying to copy my Outlook email personal folders, structure as well as content, from my Lenovo T410s laptop(Windows XP, Office 2007) to a Dell desktop(Windows 7, Office 2010).
? I have two separate sets of files,one labelled Archives and the other labelled Personal Folders, both of which have multiple subfolders.
? I've now copied both(using a memory stick), to the Dell desktop.
? I tried the Import and Export feature and also tried the Open Data File feature
? The Archive folder gets copied with all the sub-folders, but I can only access those if the memory stick is inserted into a USB port, even though the Archive folder is saved on the Dell desktop
? When I do the same thing with the Personal Folders, a ?Merge? folder opens but it doesn?t have any content
? I do see the default Personal Folders on the left side of the Outlook screen
What should I do?
Thanks.

A:Transferring Outlook .pst email personal folders

Did you use the Import/Export function in Outlook 2007?

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When I open Outlook ( running under XP) I get the error message " The data file "Personal Folders" was not closed properly. The file is being checked for problems."

What is ( not) happening and does anyone know how I can sort it ?

Thanks

David

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While attempting to resolve an opening problem with Outlook(2002), running Office 2002 XP, I created a new identity in 'Mail'. (I didn't delete anything) I now have duplicate Outlook Today 'Personal Folders' with data mixed between the two systems. Within Outlook, I don't find an option to 'delete' the unwanted folders. What do I do to get a single personal folder setup, with the most current data in Mail, Tasks, and Contacts? Somewhere in here, I also need to reduce the size of the archives, and or data files?
 

A:Solved: Duplicat Outlook 'Personal Folders'

Hi homeslarry,

Do you mean you have added a second Account? If so, CONTROL PANEL / MAIL and delete the duplicate in there.

lol
Hew
 

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I see from previous threads that Outlook 2003 .pst folders appear generally problematic, but cannot extract an answer to my specific problem--perhaps it is beyond a novice? Appreciate any advice:

Since installing Windows 7 I have received frequent notification upon opening Outlook 2003 that my "Personal Folders were not closed properly; they are being checked for errors." Since it always eventually opened, assumed it was just an annoying glitch to be endured.

Most recently, however, Outlook could not open Personal Folders because they were "not available." After rebooting and retrying several times, I somehow apparently managed to force open new Personal Folders from which all my previous folder trees, mail contents, tasks, calendar, etc. are absent. (Mysteriously, several thousand e-mails dating back to February downloaded into the newly created folders.) Although the new Contacts folder is empty when I open it directly, I somehow retain addresses previously in my address book through the memory feature in the To box for new messages.

Taking advice through previous threads, I located the mailbox.pst file, renamed it (mymailbox.pst) and saved it to my desktop. What I cannot now seem to do is restore it as it was back in Outlook again. Have tried "Open," "Data File Management" options, and "Import" all without success. The latter gave me back some of my folders (deposited under "Deleted Items"), but all folders we... Read more

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Originally in the navigation pane of my Outlook 2007 Contacts I had 2 types of contacts folders, one named "Contacts" and the other named "Contacts in Personal Folders". I entered some different contact information into each of theses. Suddenly without me noticing that I did anything in settings or otherwise I lost the "Contacts in Personal Folders" from my navigation pane and when I look through only remaining- "Contacts" folder on navigation pane I have all contacts I enterred into the "Contacts" file but I do not have any of the information -contacts _ I entered into "Contacts in Personal Folders" folder in navigation pane that vanished. Also when I was saving I noticed that when I clicked on "Contacts in personal folders" in navigation pane the box to enter info (Business cards view) had on the bottom of it a box checked saying in "in personal folders". and the info box of the group under folder named "Contact" only screens (that is now the only one visible) did not have that check-box. Now I lost -at least cannot find ton of information _contacts_ I entered into that list (Contacts in personal folders) I do not understand why it dissapeared, also not clear what is the difference between the two "contact" folder types I always accessed any contacts by clicking the appropriate folder in the navigation pane and do not know how to access n other way if possible.the information... Read more

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I have windows xp as my operating system with office 2007. I have recently installed a new 500gb gb hard disk and restored the email foilders from the crashed hard disk backup.Recently I installed the microsoft outlook back up utllity tool which has been integrated to the ms outlook 2007. When I used the tool to back up my mails and folders to desktop the folder appears orphaned as can be seen from the attached image taken using print screen command. I am unsure if it is valid backup or corrupted file!I am anxious if my original outlook 2007 mail client has developed some errors or bugs in it.
 

A:ms outlook personal folders back up tool

If you have used the MS-Personal Folders Backup Tool then the file created will have .pst extension unless you changed it when specifying the location during Backup.
So right click on the backed up file and view its Properties and see if it has extension .pst file. You can also open this file through the Change Data files option in Outlook and see if the the file created is the right one. If you still have problem, search in Google for "Microsoft Outlook Personal Folders Backup tool" and you see lot of information about this backup tool from MS.
Hope this helps.
 

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Here are the issues with a new installation of Office Outlook 2007.
After the IMAP install I went into tools > options > mail setup > email accounts > datafiles > add > office outlook pst

and the folders and files with the account populated their respective areas.
However I ended up with multiple personal folders.
I have one personal folder above the mail.ourserver.com and three personal folders below the imap mail.ourserver.com

I am tempted to copy the files (inbox, sent, and so forth) from the lower three personal folders into the first listed personal folder ? and then delete those three personal folders leaving one personal folder.

Second: on the imap mail.ourserver.com ?sent? are all the older sents however on the first listed personal folder in that ?sent? box are the current sends? That I cannot figure out?.

And lastly I have four ?Contacts? that I incorporated using tools/options?.
The first three contact folders were old contacts used as historical reference.
The forth contract folder I named ?Contacts 2012?. Though I added the four pst contact folders the Contact 2012 is not listed, and I cannot locate it. However, if I compose an email and bring down from the contact list ? there is listed Contact 2012 ? and then I can add the recipient.

I have a scrambled Outlook 2007 and manage with difficulty maneuvering through the hierarchy however having everything in logical territories would be advantages. A singular personal folder, the imap... Read more

A:Outlook 2007 Multiple Personal Folders

Hello Chuck -

An expanded folder screen shot would help me understand your issue.

Regards,
GEWB

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