Thursday, March 4, 2021

Have Outlook store mail data in a drive other than C:

As with many things Microsoft things that you would think are simple to do can turn out to be, perhaps unnecessarily, hard.

All I wanted was for Outlook to store its mail data (stored in .pst and .ost file) in E: drive instead of the default C: drive but for that, at least with the latest version of Outlook (2019) you actually need to edit the Registry.

Here is how:

Obviously, you can have it point to a full path and not just the root directory of a drive.


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