Search multiple .pst files at once
This article explains how to search multiple .pst files without Outlook at once. Any .pst file (archive, password protected or encrypted) can be searched together with any others. This means that if you're searching for a sensitive email, private contact or calendar item, but you're not certain which file or account you put it in, you'll be able to find it easily with a single search.
PST search toolHow? Make sure that the data files that you want to search are open (if they are, you'll see them in the All Folders Pane). Select All Mail Items as the location for your search, choose Advanced search option and then type the search criteria that you want to search.
- Immediate results
Review highlighted keywords so you don't need to looking for the search criteria.
- Boolean simplicity
Pinpoint searching using the familiar boolean operators (&, |, !, ?, *).
- Fast multi-threaded searching
Highly efficient search algorithms mean that you spend less time waiting for results.
- Printing and Exporting
Share your results with others using the printing and exporting features.