Moving Outlook 2010

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Software' started by emueyes, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. emueyes

    emueyes New Member

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    Hi all



    I want to transfer the data - email, contacts, calendar and accounts for both gmail and my ISP - from one system to another (I built a new computer, this one has a nasty habit of going off.) I don't use/want stationery etc

    I'm using Outlook 2010 64bit, and Windows 7 64bit SP1 on both systems.

    Does or does not the Easy Transfer tool do this for me? I have read that it will, or won't. I've also read insanely convoluted procedures to move the required files around and get Outlook to recognise them properly. I don't think it helps that Outlook keeps its files in (at least) two different places, %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Outlook Files and %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

    A definitive answer would be very helpful. I haven't even finished building the new machine yet, so having or not having started Outlook isn't an issue. I just want it to work.

    Rob
     

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