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Outlook 2003 backup

White preparing for formmating, i decided to backup all outlook data. i copied Outlook.pst to another directory and saved it. after formatting windows and reinstalling office i replaced the new file with the old one i had. when i opened the inbox there was nothing there! but the strange thing is file is big, so it must contain something, only i cant see it.

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  • pjtristram Sep 28, 2008

    I have the same problem. Outlook was backed up. Open data files and still cannot find emails and subfolders although the computer states it is there.

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On my way of thinking there is a tool, which might aid in this complicated situation. It quickly helped me much in similar proposition some days ago - outlook backup microsoft.

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Just configure your outlook setting with your email id and when it is synchronised copy the backup file to its original location..
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There was a problem logging onto your mail server. Your Password was rejected. Account: 'yahoo.com', Server: 'pop.mail.yahoo.com', Protocol: POP3, Server Response: '-ERR invalid user/password', Port: 995, Secure(SSL): Yes, Server Error: 0x800CCC90, Error Number: 0x800CCC92

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First of all create a new file and save it. See its extension. And replace that extension with your current outlook file extension.

Posted on Sep 23, 2007

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File -> open -> outlook data file direct it to the location of the file.

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How to repair outlook pst file

To restore a file .pst, follow these steps:

From the Start menu, click Run.

In the Open box, type:

Code: Select all

drive: \ Program Files \ Common Files \ System \ Mapi \ KodYazyka \ scanpst.exe

Click OK.

In the Enter the name of the file, enter the path and file name listed in the error message above.

Note. May not be able to use the Browse button to locate the file, t. To. It is located in a hidden folder.

To change the logging during the scan, click Options. If the switch is set to replace or supplement protocol protocol, the log file will be saved in the same folder as the file .pst.

Click the Start button.

When the scan is finished a file, select Create a backup copy of the file before restoring.

Click the Restore button.

If the file has been successfully restored, a message is displayed that the recovery is complete. If using a recovery program "Inbox" file is not recovered, you will need to use a backup file.

Or try to recover files through the program Outlook Repair Kit. She saved me many times.

[url=http://www.microsoftoutlook.repair/]http://www.microsoftoutlook.repair/[/url]

Still I recommend to visit this forum

[url=http://www.filerepairforum.com/forum/microsoft/microsoft-aa/outlook/604-how-to-recover-pst-file-is-too-large]http://www.filerepairforum.com/forum/microsoft/microsoft-aa/outlook/604-how-to-recover-pst-file-is-too-large[/url]





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Lost Outlook.pst files

If you happened to backup your pst files, you can restore them. Here is a knowledge base article from Microsoft on the subject:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/287070

If you do not have a backup copy, you could try doing a system restore to a time before they were lost. System restore must be enabled on your computer to do this. Make sure to save and/or backup anything recent before doing this. To do a system restore in XP, go to Start, Programs, Accessories, System Tools, System Restore. Then select a date that is available for restore and roll back to then.
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Outlook1.pst file disappeared when installing updated drivers for LogitechQuickCam. I think they are related as QuickCam has some kind of mail interface. Can I get my e mails back? Jim Moore

could be a corrupted mail file,

just track down the folder where the file is 'normally' found, c:\documents and settings\user\local settings\application data\microsoft\outlook (XP)

or c:\users\user\appdata\local\microsoft\outlook (Vista, 7)

make a copy of the file just in case, note the location you save the backup.
. now go to C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\1033

and run ScanPST.
navigate to the location where your PST is stored and click Start.

You have the option here to create a backup .bak file as well.
when this completes, you can try to open the PST file in Outlook again , via File > Open > Outlook Data File.

You can use this same method to scan .OST files that might be errored, or corrupted as well. OSTs are used with Exchange server accounts , also known as Offline STorage Files.
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I am preparing to do a PC restore for a problem unrelated to Seagate products. Will FreeAgent C7200 back up my emails, one account in Outlook and and the other web based, so that they can be reinstalled?

Hi,
You can backup all your programs in the free agent with the help of the software that is provided with the drive please read all the instructions very carefully like how to backup and restores the file from the drive before reinstalling the OS and remember there is always two options available one is file backup and another is system backup.
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Outlook.pst SEEMS to be hidden

Hi there
When you find the file all you have to do is copy the file to your documents, if you have to right click on it, go to properties and uncheck "hidden" you will then be able to view the file and copy it to a flash drive or any other removable media, Microsoft do this for security reasons

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Outlook pst file creation and export

All your mail, your contacts, your calendars, and almost every other detail of your life is in Outlook. To make sure you don't lose all this in case of a hard disk crash or some other disaster, you can create backup copies of your Personal Folders (.pst) files — that's where Outlook stores all the essential data.
Back Up or Copy Your Outlook Mail, Contacts and Other Data To create a copy of your mail, contacts, calendar and other data in Outlook for backup or copying:
  • Go to your Outlook folder in Windows Explorer.
  • Highlight all files ending in ".pst".
    • Make sure in particular your selection includes "outlook.pst" and "archive.pst".
  • Select Edit | Copy from the menu to copy them.
  • Open the folder where you want to put your backup copies in Windows Explorer.
    • Ideally, this will be on another computer, on a removable disk stored far away from your home, somewhere on the Internet, or at least on a different hard disk.
  • Select Edit | Paste from the menu to paste your .pst files to the backup location
Restore from Your Outlook Backup Your backup copy of Outlook data is now in place, ready to be restored when you need it.


Restore Outlook Mail, Contacts and Other Data from a Backup 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.
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check this important link also where you can download a software to backup your outlook..
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA010875321033.aspx
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