Data file storing location in Microsoft® Outlook 2007
What are data files in Microsoft Outlook 2007?
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is the new web-based application from the Microsoft series. The application has been added with many new features and you can use it for different on-line applications. The application allows the users to send, receive, compose and manage e-mails in an easy and efficient way. As you work with Microsoft Outlook 2007, you may have added a number of data in the application. All these data are stored in special files called data files. The data file in Microsoft Outlook is referred to as .pst files or Personal Storage Table file. The file is then being stored in the hard drive of the system so that you can access it easily.
Here are some notes on location and accessing of data files in Microsoft Outlook 2007:
- Access using system registry
- Location of the data files
- Find Your Personal Folder File
Access using system registry
You can access the data file in your Microsoft Outlook 2007 application using the system registry. To do this, you need to access the 'Start' menu of the system first. You need to then open up the 'Run' prompt and type in ‘regedit’ in the textbox. Just click 'OK' or press the 'Enter' key to get the registry editor opened. In the registry editor, you need to open up the HKEY_CURRENT_USER folder. You can see a number of folders from which you need to select 'Software' and get the ProfileName subkey. You can then see data files under the subkey.
Location of the data files
The data files of Microsoft Outlook 2007 are usually stored in the system drive. To get the data file, you need to open up the C drive of the system. Then you have to open the 'Documents and Settings' folder and select the 'Local Settings' folder. After that open the Microsoft folder under Application Data and open the Microsoft Outlook folder. There you can see the stored Microsoft Outlook data file.
To find out data file of Microsoft Outlook 2007, you need to open Microsoft Outlook 2007 and select the 'Personal' folder. You need to then right-click the folder and select the 'Properties' option. Click on the 'Advanced' button and click the data file name. You can then hit the 'End' key to see the entire file path and name. You can also place the cursor just in front of the PST filename and hit 'Shift'+'Home', and 'Ctrl'+'C'. Then, paste the location in the 'Run' prompt and get the data files displayed.
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