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Outlook 2010 Inbox folder deleted but it is still trying to archive it

One of my users has dozens of PST files, one for each project he is working on. He has a folder for each under the inbox, and once a project is finished, he has archived the rest of the files in that ...
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Samba4 locked pst files

i have a samba4 server that holds my clients outlook pst files, if the outlook client or the machine crashes i must go to the server to kill the PID manually. i saw there was "reset on zero vc =yes" ...
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Outlook 2010 hanging, 50GB PST file

One of my customers Outlook keeps hanging he is blaming our exchange server but i strongly suspect it is related to a 30GB and 20GB archive data pst files he has attached. We have hundreds of other ...
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Software to List Difference between Outlook PSTs

I have been tasked by the business to find any emails that have been deleted by a specific user. We currently do not store or index specific emails but we do backup the Exchange Information stores. ...
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Outlook 2007 crashed during import of PST to new Exchange mailbox, now fails to connect at all

I've been running through a pretty straightforward migration process for about 20 users. The process has been to save mail to PST, retain the old profile whenever possible, delete the mail account, ...
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How to extract specific messages from Outlook OST files?

The company I work for is in the middle of a legal dispute. As part of the dispute we have been asked to provide all emails SENT TO or RECEIVED from a list of 141 individuals during a 4 month time ...
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Lost a PST file on the network

Yesterday I migrated a user inbox to a new .pst on the network, but this morning the pst file has just disappeared. I had no error or warning during moving the files from the inbox to the external ...
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Client-side Mail Archiving

We have a client (C) who was recently required by the parent company to move their e-mail to the parent company (P) Exchange system. Users of C generally have large mailboxes and previously made use ...
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6answers
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Determine who is opening a .PST file from a network drive on the local network?

Our system admin has been struggling with the issue of our network getting completely locked up when users open PST files from network drives. Apparently Microsoft is aware of this problem but there ...
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Write-protect Outlook PST file

I am looking for a way to write-protect Outlook PST files, so that one cannot accidentally delete mails from or add mails to the PST file. The file is an archive and shall be accessible read-only from ...
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491 views

use the cli of winrar to backup outlook pst

hello is it possible to use the winrar cli to backup a pst file. i have outlook openend 24/7 so the file is locked. i use the following command: C:\Backup>"c:\Program Files\WinRAR\rar.exe" a ...
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934 views

Merge PST files

Is there a free tool that is good at merging pst files? It seems outlook can do this, by using the import option, but when I tried it, it took over 4 hours for a 2GB pst file. Anyone know of ...
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Handling the Outlook 2007 AutoArchive PST file

We encourage our users to enable AutoArchive in Outlook 2007 as a way to manage their mailbox sizes. However, we frequently end up running in to problems with the archive.pst file that is generated. ...
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Is it possible to compact and/or compress a pst from the command line / powershell?

We've got loads of psts sitting on a network drive that is running short of space.
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FLOSS Duplicate Email Detector For PSTs?

Does anyone have a 'FLOSS' (free/libre/open source software) duplicate email detector that will search Outlook PST files and compare emails in the same folder and find duplicates? Thanks in ...
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How do I find out what PST files users have attached to their Outlook accounts?

We have some rather large Outlook PST files left over from previous employees. Some of these are connected to Outlook (2003 and 2007) accounts in the enterprise, and seem to be getting flagged for ...
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12answers
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Multiple Outlook users on a Single PST file?

I am guessing the answer is no, but can multiple outlook users use the same PST file at the same time from a file server? The idea being to get some old stuff off of the Exchange server that a couple ...
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12answers
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Personal email archive alternative to PST files

If you aren't willing or able to prevent users from keeping old emails "forever", what solution do you have? Exchange 2007 allows pretty massive mailboxes, but lots of people still recommend against ...
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ScanOST Vs. ScanPST

When an OST file is corrupted, Outlook (2007) complains: """ Errors have been detected in the file blah.ost. Quit Outlook and all mail-enabled applications, and then use the Inbox repair ...
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Import of PST backup of calendar folder is rejected as not containin calendar data

I recently migrated a user on Outlook with a pop account (PST file) to Exchange (OST file). We need to import his contacts from the PST file to the new Calendar in his Exchange box. I added the PST ...