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    Can't figure out how to load outlook.pst into new version of Outlook 2010

    I'm re-building my computer, running Win 7 64-bit, outlook 2010. I've replaced the C drive, so am reloading everything, including Outlook. I have saved the outlook.pst file from the previous build on a different hard disk, and am trying, unsuccessfully, to have the new Outlook version use it. I've put the .pst file into the place where I think it should be (C:\users\bob\documents\outlook files), but Outlook is clearly not using it.
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    Bob

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    File, Open, Outlook Data File, then set as default in Account Settings, Data Files?

    Bruce

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    Bob,

    Here's a How-to-Geek article on the topic w/step by step.
    May the Forces of good computing be with you!

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    Thanks

    I appreciate your help. Will try this today.
    Bob

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    When moving to a new version of Outlook, its safer to import the pst data rather than reuse a pst file from an earlier version. See:
    http://www.addictivetips.com/windows...rt-and-export/
    for directions.

    Jerry

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