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Microsoft Outlook Migration
Posted by Jessie Twaddle, Last modified by Jessie Twaddle on 25 May 2011 09:06 PM

Migrating from Microsoft Office 2010

  1. Locate the outlook.pst file.  This file can be saved in multiple locations but here are some to check.
    • C:\Users\username\Documents\Outlook Files\Outlook.pst
    • C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\outlook.pst
  2. Rename the file to something else and copy this file to the new machine in C:\Users\username\Documents\Outlook Files\OutlookBackup.pst
  3. Open Outlook and setup the users e-mail account.
    1. Click Next.
    2. Select Yes and click Next.
    3. Select "Manually configure server settings or additional server types."
    4. Select Internet E-mail.
    5. Enter Account Information
      1. Name, E-mail Address
      2. Account Type: IMAP
      3. Incoming server: imap.gac.edu
      4. Outgoing server: smtp-auth.gac.edu
      5. Enter Username.
      6. Click More Settings.
        1. Select the Advanced Tab
          1. Incoming Server: 993 and Select SSL.
          2. Outgoing Server: 465 and Select SSL.
        2. Select the Outgoing Server Tab.
          1. Check "My outgoing server requires authentication."
          2. Select "User same settings as my incoming mail server."
      7. Click OK.
      8. Click Next.
  4. After the users e-mail account is setup, go to File->Open Outlook Data File.
  5. Select the file to to open and this will open your local data from a previous computer.
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