NameSpace.RemoveStore Method (Outlook)

Office 2013 and later
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Removes a Personal Folders file (.pst) from the current MAPI profile or session.

expression .RemoveStore(Folder)

expression A variable that represents a NameSpace object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Folder

Required

Folder

The Personal Folders file (.pst) to be deleted from the list.

This method removes a store only from the Microsoft Outlook user interface. You cannot remove a store from the main mailbox on the server or from a user's hard disk using the Outlook object model.

The following Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) examples removes a folder called Personal Folders from the list of folders.

Sub RemovePST() 
 
 Dim objName As Outlook.NameSpace 
 
 Dim objFolder As Outlook.Folder 
 
 
 
 Set objName = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI") 
 
 Set objFolder = objName.Folders.Item("Personal Folders") 
 
 'Prompt the user for confirmation 
 
 Dim strPrompt As String 
 
 strPrompt = "Are you sure you want to remove the Personal Folders file?" 
 
 If MsgBox(strPrompt, vbYesNo + vbQuestion) = vbYes Then 
 
 objName.RemoveStore objFolder 
 
 End If 
 
End Sub
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