Microsoft Office Forums

Go Back   Microsoft Office Forums > Microsoft Office > Outlook

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-22-2011, 05:51 PM
LOUDONCLEAR LOUDONCLEAR is offline Windows XP Office 2007
Novice
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 1
LOUDONCLEAR is on a distinguished road
Default Access pst files on external hard drive

How do I get access to or open my outlook 2007 .pst files which are now stored on my external hard drive?...they are stored there because I copied them all (about 13 Gigs of them) onto the external hard drive, in order to get more space on my computer C-drive (HP Pavillion dv6105us Entertainment Notebook Windows XP Media Center Edition).

I did this by deleting the entire .pst file after copying them to the external hard drive(and then when I reopened outlook on my computer, a second outlook file started up automatically, which I have been using, and now I need to open and use some of the older emails stored in the folders on the copy I have on the external hard drive).

When I try to open the folder 'Outlook1.pst' from the external hard drive, a box appears with an 'Open With' button, which I choose and then I select the radio button to choose from a list, and there is no Outlook choice listed.

Any ideas? Thanks, LOUDONCLEAR

Last edited by LOUDONCLEAR; 09-22-2011 at 05:55 PM. Reason: clarity and font
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-22-2011, 06:13 PM
Shawn76 Shawn76 is offline Windows 7 Office 2007
Expert
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 324
Shawn76 is on a distinguished road
Default

In Outlook, you can import the pst file into Outlook, this will create a folder in Outlook with your old emails that you can now read.
Reply With Quote
Reply
Please reply to this thread with any new information or opinions.

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mail Merge and Files on Network Drive Joe Switch Mail Merge 0 09-15-2011 09:06 AM
Access 2007 Upgrade After Initial Install - Access 2003 Won't Remove wcb Office 1 01-25-2010 03:08 AM
New Hard Drive abatson1995 Office 0 12-25-2009 01:13 PM
External Access to File Properties pliebertz Office 0 12-09-2009 12:47 PM
Delete excel files by code in Access Barry Richardson Office 0 06-13-2005 06:26 AM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:15 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
MSOfficeForums.com is not affiliated with Microsoft