There might be some moments when you would have to find out your Outlook .pst files – for instance, when you upgrade your Windows computer system to the latest edition Windows 8 or 10, or you may have to take your Outlook data files like calendars, contacts, tasks, and others to other computers. But most of the time, it happens to you when you upgrade your Windows OS to the latest edition.

The good news is that your data files don’t go missing anywhere – rather your computer system creates a new default folder “windows.old” and holds all the old data files including your user account files.

In addition to it, there are some other locations on your computer system as well, where your Microsoft Outlook stores information and data files safely. Here’re some worthwhile technical procedures which you can use to restore your Outlook data files easily and flawlessly.

Is there any obstacle in recovering old Outlook .pst files?  

Since recovering your Outlook data files may have some sorts of technical obstacles, but they don’t create a massive blockage anymore. But there is always a possibility of data file damage while you recover Outlook .pst files. With the availability of a few reliable customer help for Outlook – other than official Microsoft Outlook support center – you don’t need to worry in any condition.

For a flawless technical solution, you can consider some independent Outlook tech support service providers as well. They can help you in a real time with contemporary tools and techniques.

Backed-up Outlook .pst file locations:

Your Outlook .pst data files comprise of emails, calendars, contacts, tasks, and notes. And they all are backed up to the following locations once you upgrade your Windows computer to the latest edition. The file locations are:

  • drive:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook
  • drive:\Users\<username>\Roaming\Local\Microsoft\Outlook
  • drive:\Users\<username>\Documents\Outlook
  • Filesdrive:\Users\<username>\My Documents\Outlook Files
  • drive:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

So these are some locations on your Windows computer wherein you can find out our missing Outlook .pst files without any obstacles. Apart from it, you computer system takes other files – for example, .ost files, .oab files, etc. to other respective locations.

For more details on different Outlook data file locations on Windows PC, contact Microsoft Outlook help center, or dial a toll free Microsoft contact phone number.