Import of Backed Up *.pst on multi-Profile Outllook .... password ..

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simonwar

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Hi,

I reformatted my hard drive - best thing I've done for ages.

Anyhow backed up Outlook 2003, which i have setup for 2 Profiles:

:1 Outlook (personal)
:2 ESafetysigns (work)

This created several *.pst files which seem to cover it, they are:
:1 Outlook.pst, and
:2 ESigns_postmaster.pst

(Both *.pst have significant Memory sizes so i assumed all the data required was in there, however I did question the naming of "ESigns_postmaster", but I though Outlook automatically created the *.pst for me)

When I reset up my Outlook I have successfully brought over my Outlook.pst and all my personal data, but when I set up the second Profile and attempted to do the same for ESigns_postmaster.pst it has not worked?

I assumed Outlook would look for ESigns_postmaster.pst, but in fact on creating a new profile, (called ESafetysigns), has called it Outlook2.pst.

I tried to open it using File > Open > Outlook Data, but its asking for a password.

I did not allocate a password and tried some of my favourite passwords but no luck there either?

Any ideas, i was thinking of renaming ESigns_postmaster.pst to Outlook2.pst, but worried that will mess it up further?

Thanks, Simon.

Actually - not that successful - just reailsed I have to set up all my accounts again as this does not seem to get saved as part of the *.pst - how do you save accounts?
 

EAFiedler

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Hi simonwar

Sorry, we cannot assist with lost/forgotten/unknown passwords or bypassing passwords.
Please read the Forum Rules before posting again.
# Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.

Yes, you will need to recreate Profiles and the e-mail accounts in Outlook.


I am closing this thread, if you have any non password related questions about Outlook, please start a new thread.

Thank you
 
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