An overview of Personal Folder [PST] files

OutBack Plus saves all items contained in the Outlook Personal Folder files (PST files) Personal Folder files [also known as PST files] are used by Microsoft Outlook to store all of the information which is shown within the main Outlook display - including email, Outlook Contacts, Outlook Calendar, tasks, etc.

Note: if you are operating in a corporate environment that utilizes Microsoft Exchange, then your personal data is usually located within the Exchange server data base. You may, however, also have a Personal Folder file stored locally on your own machine. If you use Exchange and do not have a local Personal Folder - then the balance of the notes below are not applicable to you.

Points to note:

The PST files (like any file) are subject to corruption and data loss. Hence, if your data is important to you, then it is wise to make a backup copy. The Personal Folder files can be saved manually, but it is much easier and much safer to use the OutBack Plus utility.

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