Create Personal Folder in Microsoft® Outlook 2003
What are personal folders and what are the benefits of creating personal folder in Microsoft Outlook 2003?
Microsoft Outlook 2003 is the mostly used program from Microsoft. You could use this as mail program or the personal information manager. There are also other features like calendar and the contact manager. It is seen that the Microsoft Outlook 2003 has got improved junk mail filter. The user interface of Microsoft Outlook 2003 has got many changes when compared to the earlier version Outlook 98. The features of mail would include expansion of the distribution list. You could remove the unwanted name. This program also has got the ability to corrupt block external Internet content which are present in HTML. Message threading is other feature of this program.
Below given points are about personal folders in Microsoft Outlook 2003, ways to create and access and tips to fix issues:
- Personal folders
- Create and access personal folders
- Tips to fix issues
Outlook personal folders would contain all the mails and the contacts present in Microsoft Outlook 2003. You could keep the back up copy of these pst (personal) files. By doing so you could restore all the lost mails and contacts from this backed up personal folders. Even if you change the mail client, you could easily transfer all mails and the contacts by using the personal folders. You could also transfer personal folders to other system very easily.
Create and access personal folders
In order to create PST files in Microsoft Outlook 2003, you would click firstly click File. You would then point to New and click Outlook Data File. In the new window you would choose Outlook Personal Folders File (.pst). Then, you would click OK. The new window called Create or Open Outlook Data File would appear. In that, below the File name box you would enter the file name and would click OK. Then in the new window, you would enter the name used for the folder under Name box and then click OK. Thus, folder would be listed below the All Mail Folders. PST folder is created now. If you need to access the pst files, you would go location C:Documents and Settings
There would be many issues with pst files. There are chances that these pst files would get corrupted or missing. In these situations, you need to repair the pst files. You would have to run Scanpst.exe for solving all the pst corruptions. This tool is called as Inbox Repair Tool. After finding errors, it would ask you to keep the back up copy and would also correct errors. While in the case of serious corruption, you need to run Scandisk.exe and then run Scanpst.exe. You would continue until it returns no error. The entire lost file could also be recovered. If the personal folder is in NTFS, you could not use Scandisk.exe. In such condition, you need to open the drive from My Computer and by using Tools menu command you need to scan. There are also third party tools available to solve personal file issues.
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