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Windows 7: Where is my Office 2010 settings stored?

28 Jun 2010   #1
fatedquest

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Where is my Office 2010 settings stored?

I have MS Office 2010 installed on my computer that's running on Windows 7.

I've justed uninstalled the 64 bit version of Office and replaced it with the 32 bit version. To my delight, the settings all all still intact.

That means that all my customizations are stored somewhere in my computer. Does anyone know where it is saved. Then I can easily backup my settings.


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28 Jun 2010   #2
hoganth

WinXP / Win 7 / Win 8.1 64bit Dual Boot
 
 

Look for ".pst" files on your win drive. I can't remember off the top of my head where they are. Do a file search and you will find them.
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28 Jun 2010   #3
steve-pressman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 - OEM Service Pack 1
 
 

Mine are in "My Documents" Outlook files


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28 Jun 2010   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Here is where the 2007 settings were stored:
C:\Users\YOUR NAME\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Office.
Not sure though for 2010 because I do not have it.
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30 Jun 2010   #5
fatedquest

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Here is where the 2007 settings were stored:
C:\Users\YOUR NAME\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Office.
Not sure though for 2010 because I do not have it.
Thanks. I've found this folder, but there are no .pst files inside.
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30 Jun 2010   #6
win7clutz

Windows 7 Ultimate (64)
 
 

.pst files are your Outlook data, not Office configuration...
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01 Jul 2010   #7
fatedquest

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

So which is the Office Configuration File?
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01 Jul 2010   #8
steve-pressman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 - OEM Service Pack 1
 
 

Like I posted above mine are all in my documents/outlook files, I have reinstalled WIN 7 fresh and office 2010 and just dropped them back into that folder and overwrote the files there and everything was there mail, contacts, rules, accounts. Works for me



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