Importing PST Files Into Microsoft® Outlook Express®
Get to know more about importing PST files into Microsoft Outlook Express
Microsoft Outlook stores contacts and mails in the PST or Personal Folder file. It is possible to import Microsoft Outlook into Outlook Express. To do this, you need to follow some simple steps. First, you need to open Microsoft Outlook and select 'Import and Export' under 'File' menu. You need to then select the 'Export to a File' option and find out 'Comma Separated Values (DOS)'. You need to then locate the PST file which you need to export and type the desired name in the 'Save Export As' area. You need to then open up Outlook Express and select the 'Import' option from 'File' menu. You need to select 'Other Address Book' option and select 'Text File' option. You need to then search the exported file from Microsoft Outlook. Then, click check boxes to map the CSV files to the correct address book fields. Finally, you need to click the 'Import This Field' and 'Finish' button to get the importing task completed successfully.
Here are some notes on differences between Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook:
- Message Handling
- Organizer Functions
- Software Availability
Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express mainly differ in their usability. Both of these are e-mail programs. But, these programs differ in their functionalities. Microsoft Outlook is said to be more robust. Microsoft Outlook can be used for business setting. Users can connect to an external server to retrieve mails by using Microsoft Outlook. Outlook Express has been designed for home use. The application is a smaller program and cannot be used among large number of users as that of Microsoft Outlook.
Another difference between Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express include Message Handling. Both of these programs can be connected to POP3, IMAP and HTTP servers. But only Microsoft Outlook can connect to Microsoft Exchange Server. Microsoft Outlook has been added with junk mail filtering. But Outlook Express does not have this feature.
Organizer Functions differ in Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook. Microsoft Outlook has been added with a completely integrated calendar. It allows users to get more than an address book. Outlook Express does not have a calendar. Instead it comes with an efficient calendar included in it which allows you to schedule your tasks.
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