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Outlook can't start after moving roaming folder (appdata)


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To make space in my C drive I wante to move the complete appdata, but after reading articles I decided to only move the folder that has a location tab, the roaming folder. Although mylocal folder is the biggest in GB..., I read about symbolic link and that it would be possible to move the complete appdata and all will keepworking. But I thaught not to change anything only what Windows allow me too (location tab).

 

 

 

 

AFter I moved the C:\.... appdata\roaming folder , using the location tab:

 

 The D drive now has the folder roaming with the subfolders in it, but there were still subfolders in the C ... . so I  logged off and logged in the admin account and manually cut and pasted the folders to the D drive.

 

AFter rebooting, only the microsoft subfolder is recreated in the C drive roaming folder (appdata).

 

 

But then the issues started:

 

I have a lot of chrome accounts, i had to log in on each of them to have syncronization.

 

 

Windows account (microsoft store) and email account   were popping up , once the laptop was booted: I could log in and all was solved.

 

This was yesterday.

 

 

Then today, I want to start outlook. it gives me an error , see photo.

 

the ost files are still in the same place where, as the error mentions.

 

I'm no sure how to solve this.

 

 

 

 

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