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Convert Outlook 2000 pst to Outlook 2003 pst

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by eenochs, Aug 31, 2006.

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  1. eenochs

    eenochs Thread Starter

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    I know this is probably easy but I was curious what the instructions are to convert 2000 .pst to 2003 to take advantage of the available space. I have a user who is working on the 2000 limit and need to upgrade.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. ChuckE

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    If you, or your user, are/is now using Outlook 2003, I would assume you could just copy the 2000 .PST file over to where your 2003 Outlook is running and then import it.
     
  3. EAFiedler

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    Or, after copying the 2000 .pst file over to the new hard drive, open it with Outlook 2003.
    File > Open > Outlook Data File
    Browse to the location of the .pst file and select it.

    Then create a new .pst file in Outlook 2003
    File > New > Outlook Data File
    Within Outlook 2003, copy the contents of the version 2000 .pst file to the version 2003 .pst file.
    Your formatting should stay intact.
     
  4. jimr381

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    You can also just import the data from the old pst as well. Try "File">>"Import and Export" from the menu bar.
     
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