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Importing Outlook pst files

EVERY SINGLE POST on all the Outlook support groups says:
DO NOT USE THE IMPORT/EXPORT FUNCTION to move Outlook data from one Outlook to another.
Why not?
(Courtesy of Russ Valentine [MVP-Outlook])

Importing an entire PST may well corrupt your profile and may create a ghost
PST that you can't close. Importing PST's will lose:
1. Custom Forms
2. Custom Views
3. Connections between contacts and activities
4. Received dates on mail
5. Birthdays and anniversaries in calendar
6. Journal connections
7. Distribution Lists

Opening a PST file will preserve all of these. That is why we do not advise
people to import a native file into Outlook.

PLEASE remove all this stuff about using Import/Export - it caused people to lose data and is unneccesary.

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