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Re: Outlook Personal Folders Backup tool to work in Outlook beta 2 [message #315805] Wed, 28 May 2008 15:25
Bob
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Registered: June 2006
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I have tried Sue Mosher suggestions and it seems to work on 2007 however I
still get an annoying error message stating that the outlook 2007 can not be
used and issues a 0x80070021 error message. I would like to get this
resolved any futher information would be greatly appreciated.

thanks
--
Bob


"Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook]" wrote:

> Here's how to get the free Personal Folders Backup tool from Microsoft installed and working in Outlook 2007:
>
> 1) Download the pfbackup.exe file from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8b0 81f3a-b7d0-4b16-b8af-5a6322f4fd01
>
> 2) Use WinZip or a similar file extraction tool to extract the files in pfbackup.exe, launcher.exe and pfbackup.msi.
>
> 3) Double-click pfbackup.msi and follow the prompts to install it.
>
> 4) In Outlook 2007, choose Tools | Trust Center and choose Add-ins from the navigation list on the left. At the bottom of the Add-ins screen, under Manage, select COM Add-ins and click Go.
>
> 5) On the COM Add-ins dialog, click Add and navigate to the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE12\ADDINS folder. Select outbak.dll and click OK. When you return to the COM Add-ins dialog, you should see a new entry, Outlook Backup Addin, with its check box checked.
>
> 6) Click OK to close the COM Add-ins dialog.
>
> 7) In Outlook 2007, choose File | Backup and set your backup options.
>
> --
> Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
> Author of Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
> http://www.turtleflock.com/olconfig/index.htm
> and Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for
> Administrators, Power Users, and Developers
> http://www.outlookcode.com/jumpstart.aspx
>
> "BillR [MVP]" <BillR@removethisbitMVPS.org> wrote in message news:u%23aNa9ygGHA.4304@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
> > 1st: there is no "newer" file format for Outlook 2007. Outlook 2007
> > supports the same Unicode and ANSI PSTs as Outlook 2003 did.
> >
> > 2nd: there's a post in this group from Sue Mosher that the Microsoft backup
> > utility does indeed work with Outlook 2007.
> >
> > To Bernie: I don't have recent direct experience with that tool. Hold on and
> > see if someone who does can assist.
> >
> > --
> > Bill R MVP
> > "Mary" <Mary@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:C802F5B2-AC25-49DB-9636-F74C370FC3F0@microsoft.com...
> >> Go back to OL 2003. Beta versions do not work with older utilities. That's
> >> why they're beta versions. OL 2003 backup cannot 'read' the newer file
> >> format. When the final version is released, so will the new utilities.
> >>
> >> "Bernie" wrote:
> >>
> >>> I can't seem to get the Outlook backup tool to function in thr Beta
> >>> version
> >>> of Outlook 2007. When I open backup from file and select options; is says
> >>> " (
> >>> No personal file folders are currently open)" There are no options
> >>> available
> >>> in the Backup Options to configure what Personal Folders to backup?
> >>>
> >>> Does anyone have any ideas?
> >
> >
>
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