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How to Migrate From Entourage 2004/2008 to Outlook 2011?

Microsoft has recently released a newer version of Microsoft Office for Mac, which is Office for Mac 2011. In Home and Business edition of this Office version, Microsoft has replaced Entourage with Outlook 2011 for Mac. New Mac users want to upgrade to Outlook for getting benefits of advanced features in Outlook. But before you take any step towards upgrading to Outlook, you must backup your data to prevent database corruption and needs of Entourage repair solutions.

Prior to upgrade from Entourage 2004 or 2008 to Outlook 2011, you must export all your significant data to RGE file. You should not export all your data to a single RGE file. It can cause complexity while restoring data. Thus you should export all the items in different RGE files to easily repair Entourage database.

To be on safe side and ensure absolute Entourage database recovery, you are recommended to download and run MBOX script. The script will help you backup your data to MBOX folder. You can easily import your significant data to Microsoft Outlook and access them as required. The process is very quick and easy.

Following are some tips that you should keep in mind before migrating to Outlook-

  • Clean up the Entourage database before importing data.
  • Make complete backup of the database.
  • Empty Deleted Mail folder.
  • Export contacts.
  • Archive old emails.
  • Remove duplicate fonts that are installed by MS Office 2011.

In case the migration or restore process fails and you cannot recover Entourage database, you may run across severe critical data loss situations. At this point, Entourage recovery software come for your help.

Entourage repair software are particularly designed to repair and restore all your valuable data. The applications are totally safe and easy to use with read-only conduct and interactive user interface.

Article Source Link by Subhash Choudhary