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  • A short while ago, I moved my my Outlook folder from my Documents library to a new folder I created called Programs. When I went to open Outlook, I got a message, "Cannot open your default email folders. The file (the pathway).pst cannot be found."
    Monday, February 13, 2012 11:07 PM

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  • Youre PST file is in: C:\Users\<LOGIN>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\Outlook.pst

    But you cant move your programs just like that.

    Everything is writen in registry. Lots of programs can be useless after that.


    Oskar Shon, Office System MVP

    Press if Helpful; Answer when a problem solved

    • Marked as answer by Rex Zhang Wednesday, February 22, 2012 3:01 AM
    Tuesday, February 14, 2012 12:20 AM

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  • Youre PST file is in: C:\Users\<LOGIN>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\Outlook.pst

    But you cant move your programs just like that.

    Everything is writen in registry. Lots of programs can be useless after that.


    Oskar Shon, Office System MVP

    Press if Helpful; Answer when a problem solved

    • Marked as answer by Rex Zhang Wednesday, February 22, 2012 3:01 AM
    Tuesday, February 14, 2012 12:20 AM
  • There are three option to fix this issue:

    Re-locate your Outlook .pst file

    If it is located on Server - visit this: support.microsoft.com/kb/297019

    If it is corrupted - visit here: http://www.pstmerge.com/outlook-pst-cannot-be-found-error.html

    Hope, It will be helpful for you :)

    Correct tool for this issue Outlook.pst cannot be found

    Monday, August 4, 2014 5:24 AM