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Modifying the PST file store location using regedit and how to move IMAP OST personal store folder

  1. Open regedit
  2. Browse to the correct keystore location depending on your version of outlook:
    1. In Outlook 2007: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook
    2. In Outlook 2010: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Outlook
    3. In Outlook 2013: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Outlook
  3. Right click on the key and choose New then click String Value.
    String Value: ForcePSTPath with your desired data path as the value dataClick OK and edit the registry editor. If Outlook is open, close it then restart. Newly created data files will default to the location. Existing data files would need to be moved.

Thanks to references from: https://www.slipstick.com/outlook/config/how-to-move-the-imap-personal-folder-pst/

**This article is for educational purposes only, if you are not an advanced user please contact your local computer support technician for assistance**

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