Isnin, 19 Januari 2009

How to move outlook .ost file to other drive

in certain reason, some user want to save their outlook .ost (offline) to other folder or drive. in default setting, these file is store in C:\Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\outlook.ost and its quit long path and hidden too.

for some software like Deep Freeze (will elibrate later), these file need to transfer in other partition (thawed drive) to make changes. if not it will be feeze out.

the step is like below:

1. First you need to close your Outlook.

2. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.

3. Double-click Mail, and then click E-mail Accounts.

4. Click View or change existing e-mail accounts, and then click Next.

5. Select the Microsoft Exchange Server account, and then click Change.

6. Clear the Use Cached Exchange Mode check box.

7. Click More Settings.

8. Click the Advanced tab.

9. Click Offline Folder File Settings.

10. Click Disable Offline Use, and then click Yes in the dialog box that appears.

11. Click Offline Folder File Settings.

12. Click Browse, go to the location where you want to save your .ost file, and then click Open.

13. Click OK.

14. Select the Use Cached Exchange Mode check box.

15. Click Next, and then click Finish.

bacteria comment: im trying deep freeze now, and seem it work for transferring data to thawed drive..

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