open outlook.pst saved to an external hard drive


open outlook.pst saved to an external hard drive

Postby a2FyZW5q » Sat, 17 Oct 2009 19:36:17 GMT

i have saved all files onto an external hard drive.  after my computer 
crashed i was able to recover from my external hard drive all files and 
transfer them back to my computer.  the exception is the information on 
outlook that was saved to my external hard drive.  i can't open it at all.  
my computer has vista installed and i have outlook 2007.  any suggestions?

Re: open outlook.pst saved to an external hard drive

Postby neo » Sat, 17 Oct 2009 19:44:48 GMT

Are you copying the PST file back from the external hard to your local hard 
drive?  If yes, are you placing the file where you have full NTFS control 
rights over the PST (e.g. Documents folder would be a good place because you 
have full control)?  If yes to both, when you try to open the PST file via 
Outlook's File > Open > Outlook data file, do you get an error message?  If 
so what is the text of that message?

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