Dianne, thanks again for your fathomless knowledge of Outlook. It turns out to be a complex topic for a humble home-working mail user. I tried IMAP for the last 24 hours but got a succession of confusing behaviours from Outlook. e.g.
“IMAP server closed the connection”
That makes sense.
I'd rather not go to Pop3 as I have other devices that need to see my emails as well.
So I think I'll just accept that I have 2 pst files from now on.
If I'm using IMAP I assume it's less important to have a local copy of all my emails anyway.
But I guess the IMAP...
I have just had to re-install Window 7 due to a corruption of some kind that nobody could fix. I preserved my pst file so I can still see my contacts and calendar and get all my future email into the same inbox as my old emails. I have (re)installed Outlook 2010 and "Added" my pst file which I...