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Upgrading Outlook 2007 to Outlook 2010 [FYI] | Posted at 7:58 AM

I couldn't really find a straight answer on this. I wanted to know if I had to backup my mail and whether it would get deleted if I upgraded to Office 2010.

The short answer: no! It migrates all your email and settings perfectly, didn't run into any problems!

To save you the trouble, make sure to get the correct version of Office 2010 (32-bit or 64-bit). You cannot upgrade to 64-bit from Office 2007 32-bit; the versions must match.

2010 is so much faster than 2007. I have at least two mailboxes that have between 1GB-2GB of size and 2007 would crawl opening them. 2010 starts up in 5 seconds with all the mail loaded; it's so much faster.

The best feature (so far) is the ability to reorder your mail accounts and favorites in the left pane. THANK GOD.

Now to check if I can combine internet calendars into one calendar, or at least get them to show up in the right-hand agenda list.

Filed Under: Miscellaneous Tips and Tricks


At the risk of stating the obvious, it's always a good idea to back things up anyway...and perhaps setpoints with software updates.


I've installed the new outlook as well. I agree it's much better than the 2007 version. It's been great for our small business and sending message in the office. Everything was upgraded, one of our employees had minor issues.

Lately I upgraded my outlook 2007 to 2010, back up my data, And I find it very useful works perfectly to me.

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I know this is a litle late but I did just upgrade on my laptop. Good information

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