Friday, May 23, 2014

How To Find PST Files In Outlook 2007 And 2010

Microsoft Outlook is an email application client from Microsoft coming as a part of the Microsoft Office suite. In fact, it is a popular email application client from Microsoft and is often employed for both business and personal uses. In Microsoft Outlook, all the data including your emails are saved in the form of a PST files where PST refers to personal storage table. They can sometimes be encrypted or not and you may need to use the password to open them. This mainly depends on the settings that you use. However, unless you have encrypted the PST files, they will not be encrypted.

Many of the users will be wondering about the location where these PST files are saved. A user will need to know the location, if anything mysterious happens with your PST files. These PST files can become corrupt at any time and it will result in the loss of all the Outlook information. In this case, you need to use the inbuilt repair tool present in the Outlook application to recover these PST files. Thus, it is necessary to know the location of the PST files.

Generally, there are two options available to find the PST files and these options are very simple. Firstly, if you are using the Outlook 2010 version, then you need to click and open the menu called File followed by clicking the option called Account Settings whereas in Outlook 2007 version, you need to click the tab called Tools and then Account Settings. Doing this will bring about a window containing various tabs, which will help a user to organize various contents in Outlook. Moreover, it will also present you with Outlook files containing both OST and PST files. You can understand the file type by looking at its name. If you need to open it, click and highlight it followed by clicking the option called Open Folder found on top of the list.

It is also possible to open PST files without the need of opening the Outlook application. In fact, you can open these files from the User Data folder. All you need to do is type %localappdata%\Microsoft\Outlook\ in the address bar and press the key labeled Enter using your keyboard. Now, the folder will be open in your screen.

These tips will help you to find the PST files present in the Microsoft Outlook application. For more help with Outlook, contact the Outlook support number. Our Outlook support number can help with Outlook versions 2007, 2010 and all others.

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