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Microsoft® Outlook® 2010 Plain & Simple by Jim Boyce

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Chapter 13. Managing Your Outlook Files

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Microsoft Outlook 2010 stores your data in special types of files called Outlook data files. The main type of file is a personal folder file, or PST file. Outlook can store a complete set of Outlook folders—in addition to custom folders you add—in a PST file. For example, a particular PST would include Calendar, Inbox, and Tasks folders, along with custom folders.

In addition to storing data in PST files, Outlook can store data in a Microsoft Exchange Server mailbox. The mailbox resides on the server rather than on your computer. When you open ...

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