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Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 Plain & Simple by Jim Boyce

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Backing Up and Restoring a Data File

If you use a set of personal folders in a PST file as your only data store or in addition to an Exchange Server mailbox, back up that PST file so your data is still available if your computer experiences a problem such as a failed hard drive. Having the PST file backed up allows you to restore the file and recover your data. You can back up smaller files to a floppy disk, but larger files must be backed up to your hard drive, a removable disk, or other media.

Back Up Outlook Data

  1. Choose Data File Management from the File menu to open the Account Settings dialog box.

    Caution

    Don’t back up your PST file to the same ...

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