Transferring messages to another computer

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James Strachan

How can I transfer my inbox & sent messages from my old computer to my new computer. I have a usb link cable connected. Thank you.

Diane Poremsky

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange

You just need to move the pst file then set up a new profile in Outlook using the moved pst. Moving Outlook to a New Computer has a complete tutorial.

If you know how to do everything but just need the pst files, paste the following line into the address bar of Windows Explorer to open the default location for *.pst files.

Window XP:
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

Vista/Windows 7:


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