Default location for PST and OST files

By default, PST and OST files are located in: %userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook. You can use this setting to specify a different folder location for PST and OST files. The setting "Default location for OST files" can be used to provide a new location specific to OST files, overriding this setting (for OST files only).

Supported on: At least Windows Vista

Default location for PST and OST files

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook
Value NameForcePSTPath
Default Value

Environment variables such as %USERPROFILE% can be used.

Example: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\



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