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Windows 7: Free mail space, but keep archived 4 outlook search

27 Aug 2009   #1

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Free mail space, but keep archived 4 outlook search

How can I archive things in a Microsoft exchange mailbox like Calender , tasks, and emails.

I definitely want to hold on to everything. It's useful to hold on to old emails and search old info. I'd like to keep the messages in outlook but not have them on my email server.

Is there a easy way to do this?

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27 Aug 2009   #2


Find the *.pst files in (default) C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\


Copy them (with Outlook closed).
You can import them as needed, but be careful with dupes.
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28 Aug 2009   #3

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What happens if I copy them while outlook is open?

Like if I use an auto backup program
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28 Aug 2009   #4


Using a program, it will depend on what your program settings are. Manually

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28 Aug 2009   #5


I archive my PST files using an automated backup routine. My routine includes a call to close Outlook.
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