Outlook 2007: How To Create a New Data File (PST)

Posted December 1, 2006 by Rob Rogers in Microsoft Outlook

As in previous versions of Outlook, the new version allows you to create data files (PST’s) to store your messages and such. However, the new interface requires some different steps than the older versions. To create a new data file, follow this tech-recipe:

1. Click File and select Data File Management.

2. Under the Data Files tab, click Add.

3. Select the desired type of data file.

4. Click OK.

5. In the new window, browse to the location that the file will be saved.

6. In the File name box, type the name for file.

7. Click OK.

8. In the Create Microsoft Personal Folders dialog box, type the name that will be displayed in Outlook for the data file in the Name box.

9. Click OK.

10. Click the Close button in the Account Settings dialog box.


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