Outlook.pst file transfer

  sheffy 15:25 22 Mar 2004
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I have copied my outlook.pst file (outlook 2002 windows 98) to a cd and on my new computer I would like to import it (outlook 2003 windows xp). How do I do this? Any ideas?

  scotty 15:41 22 Mar 2004

The only problem with this will be that files copied to a CD will be read only. Copy from CD on to harddrive, change the read only attribute then follow the import wizard which you will find under the File menu.

  GaT7 15:59 22 Mar 2004

If you need a step-by-step tutorial go to: support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;287070 . The article is for Outlook 2002 but shouldn't be OK to use with Outlook 2003 as well.
Also do what scotty suggested.

  wee eddie 16:14 22 Mar 2004

My Computer > C Drive > Windows >

Copy from the CD and paste into the Windows folder.

Do not delete the old Outlook.pst files or you'll have to do a repair job.

It will completely replace the Outlook.pst file.

  wee eddie 16:16 22 Mar 2004

Rats!

  sheffy 18:14 22 Mar 2004

Thanks guys for all your help. Worked a treat.

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