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Saving Outlook Files to Flash Drive for Reinstall?

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The computer I use for email has so many problems that I want to reinstall Windows and start from scratch. I tracked the Outlook email files to a .pst file. Can I save that file (which I presume contains all my emails/file folders) to a flash drive, then put it back on the hard drive after I reinstall Windows? Will the .pst file be fully accessible? I don't want to lose those stored emails.
Or, is there a better way to accomplish this? Thank you for your suggestions.

Allan J
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You're going to open Outlook, click file, then "export" your mail to your flash drive. When you have reinstalled Windows, you will "Import" the files from the flash drive. It should work. Back up your address book, too.
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