Mike, Exmerge doesn't support Unicode PSTs. So, if you copy the PST and try an exmerge and it doesn't work, you need to export from Outlook to an ANSI PST. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;823176 Alternatively, import it using Outlook.... but that will involve more time sitting at the user's desktop - I have exmerged after converting PSTs from UniCode to ANSI no problemos. rgds, Nick > -----Original Message----- > From: A. Michael Salim [mailto:msalim@xxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: 14 May 2005 06:59 > Subject: migrating PST files from Outlook to Exchange > > Hi, > > Question on migrating Outlook mailboxes to Exchange 2003. > > I have some users who are currently not on Exchange but have their > messages, folders, contacts, calendars etc. in their Outlook "Personal > Mailbox". Presumably these are stored in a PST file somewhere on the > user's personal system's drives. > > In Outlook there is a procedure to export the mailbox to a PST file. > > To get the contents of the mailbox to the Exchange server, is it better to > use the export method to create a PST file and import that PST into > Exchange, or is it better to simply copy the actual mailbox itself (also a > PST file?) to the Exchange server and import it into Exchange? (in both > cases the import into Exchange would be done with Exmerge). > > best regards > Mike ------------------------------------------------------------ The information contained in or attached to this email is intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, or a person responsible for delivering it to the intended recipient, you are not authorised to and must not disclose, copy, distribute, or retain this message or any part of it. It may contain information which is confidential and/or covered by legal professional or other privilege (or other rules or laws with similar effect in jurisdictions outside England and Wales). The views expressed in this email are not necessarily the views of Centrica plc, and the company, its directors, officers or employees make no representation or accept any liability for its accuracy or completeness unless expressly stated to the contrary.