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Old 12th February 2019, 08:11   #6
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Originally Posted by SideValve View Post
Do you back up the whole PC? If not I'd recommend doing so. If you back up the PC you'll have a backup of your mail, all your pictures documents etc.

If you just want to back up the PST, close Outlook then find the file (if you can't find it, reopen Outlook and check the location via File, Account Settings, Data files) then copy it to somewhere eg. a USB disk.

Or, from within Outlook, File, Open & Export, Import/Export, Export to File, Outlook Datafile (pst), select your account (eg. fred.bloggs@btinternet.com) then browse to wherever you want to backup to. Repeat for each account.
thank you Sidevalve. I back up the whole of my Documents which incorporates pictures and music. Downloads also gets backed up but that is a separate folder

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