Reasons to use Personal Folders.
Creating and using Personal Folders, or PSTs, in Outlook is simple. Here are a few reasons why you may want to try using them:
- To free up server space You may want to do this, for example, if you're getting reminders from your system administrator that your mailbox is about to reach its size limit.
- Better record keeping Use Personal Folders for messages that you're keeping for professional or private reasons. PST storage can help you maintain a "paper trail."
- Portability You can use Personal Folders to move or copy messages from one computer to another computer, or to back them up to a CD-ROM or a data stick.