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Outlook 2007 backup/restore account settings / Offline registry mount

July 15th, 2011 No comments

Outlook 2007 after HDD crash is problematic to restore – even when you have .pst files its asking to run whole account setup. My dirty way is assuming you have old hdd which you cannot boot but files from OS are still there.

Locate your old outlook.pst files on broken HDD – usually its located in c:UsersUSERNAMEAppDataLocalMicrosoftOutlook (NOTE: path can be different based on Windows you are using)

Install MS Office 2007. Don’t run Outlook yet.

Copy whole directory over to new install on you current drive. Next magic begin:  Read more…