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Windows 7: Restoring Files

21 Jan 2010   #1
dlev

Windows 7
 
 
Restoring Files

New computer - had to re-load op system. backed up files to sep hardrive. how do I get my desktop to look the way it did before? How do I get all of my outlook mail and folders back into outlook?


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21 Jan 2010   #2
valtonray

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

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22 Jan 2010   #3
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vista x64, win 7 x32, win XP home
 
 

1. To restore your mail, contacts and other data from a backup copy of an Outlook PST file:

* Select File | Import and Export... from the menu in Outlook.
* Select Import from another program or file.
* Click Next.
* Highlight Personal Folder File (PST).
* Click Next again.
* Now use the Browse button to select the backup copy of the PST file you want to recover from your backup location.
* Make sure Replace duplicates with items imported is selected.
* Click Next.
* Finish the import process with Finish.

Usually, the default import settings work fine, but you may want to tweak them to suit your needs.



2. There are programs as Recovery ToolBox for Outlook that does this.


and 3. Here, there is also info: How to manage personal folders files in Outlook (IMO)
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23 Jul 2010   #4
DianaGaleM

Win7 Ultimate
 
 

I've just moved to a new computer running Win7 and Office 2010. My old computer (running WinXP and Office 2003) died suddenly, but I do have a recent backup of Outlook.pst. When I pointed the new Outlook to the .pst file, it opened and there were all my email folders -- but no address book! I thought it was being stored in my .pst file. Where could it be?
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