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Change Default Path for PST and OST for Outlook 2013


Changing Registry to Force to Use a different path for Outlook 2013 when creating a new profile (PST files only), it will add a registry key with the path to D:\Email Migration Files.

How to use:

  • Copy the following Code and paste in Note file;
  • Save file with extension .reg
  • Execute file

Code for PST:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

“ForcePSTPath”=”\”D:\\Email Migration Files\””

Manually change Registry for OST Files:

  • In Registry to go [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Outlook] – > where 15.0 is for Outlook 2013 (16.0 is for Outlook 2016)
  • Create Expandable String Value Key, give it a name and value “D:\Email Migration Files\”