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Q: 2 Users - 1 Laptop ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: 2 Users - 1 Laptop
Category: Computers
Asked by: esarkissian-ga
List Price: $4.00
Posted: 10 Feb 2003 10:40 PST
Expires: 12 Mar 2003 10:40 PST
Question ID: 159550

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with Windows XP Professional that I'd
like to share with another person.  He needs to be able to check his
emails and not mix them up with mine. (Outlook 2000)

I assume at the very least I should create a new user for him.  Then
what do I need to do in Outlook so that when he's on he gets his
emails, and when I'm on I get mine?


Subject: Re: 2 Users - 1 Laptop
Answered By: rmn-ga on 10 Feb 2003 12:38 PST
Hi esarkissian-ga,

You do not need to do anything aside from creating a separate user
account to prevent your e-mail from becoming mixed up.  In Windows
2000, Windows XP Home, and Windows XP Professional, Outlook 2000
stores it's data in a user's local folder.  This is located in:

C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\Application

Thus, since your friend's username and yours will be different, the
application data will be stored in a different location.

None.  Used my existing knowledge as a computer consultant, and also
checked my laptop which is running Windows XP Home to find the correct
path for Outlook data files.

I hope this information is of assistance to you.  If you need any
additional support, or have any questions or comments, feel free to
ask for clarification.

Subject: Re: 2 Users - 1 Laptop
From: joshnet40-ga on 11 Feb 2003 17:04 PST
You have to use the version of outlook exprees that comes with it

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