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Windows 7: Outlook 2013 .OST file and I'm trying to move it...can it be done?

01 Feb 2014   #1
Duncs

Windows 7 32bit
 
 
Outlook 2013 .OST file and I'm trying to move it...can it be done?

I'ce got Outlook 2013 installed and I want to move the .OST file. I access e-mails from several devices...desktop, laptop, phone & tablet. As a result, I need an IMAP e-mail account...I think.

So, I've set one up. Everything is going OK but...I can't get the .OST file moved. Th eost file is in $localappdata%\microsoft\outlook however, for backup purposes, I want it moved to another drive / folder. Should be simple, but I can't get it done...or perhaps it can't be done.

So, my question is simple...can the ost file be moved to another location? Or, am I misunderstanding what the file is actually for?

Duncan


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01 Feb 2014   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi Duncan .. I think you have to make a new account .. Read the Link below ..

You cannot change the location of the offline Outlook Data File (.ost) in Microsoft Outlook 2013
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01 Feb 2014   #3
Duncs

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Cheers Maxie. Pain having to create a new profile, but got it working.

Duncan
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01 Feb 2014   #4
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Very welcome Duncan
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15 Apr 2016   #5
mikhilesikte

7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

i want to suggest to way to resolve this problem,

first is http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2752583
and second is OST Files - All Information About MS Exchange / Outlook OST File
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