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Outlook 2010 cannot open PST file

Best Answer kasparbednorz , 25 April 2015 - 02:56 PM

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On a computer with Windows XP and Office 2010 i have a problem to open PST file.

My Outlook is connected to an exchange server. The Mailbox witch is linked to the Exchange server work fine.


When I try to open a PST file i have this error message
you don't have appropriate permission to perform this operation

Does someone have an idea for solved my problem


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Why are you trying to open a PST file, if you're on Exchange and your mailbox is working? Is this a work PC, or your personal home computer? If you're on a work network, trying to open a different PST file, then you may not have permission to open it.



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Knowledge bases as possible resolutions corrupted .pst file...

https://social.techn...s?forum=outlook- the same resolved issue

http://www.filerepai...virus-infection- user community where people also discuss outlook issues

https://fixpstfile.r...erytoolbox.com/Recovery Toolbox for Outlook - a solution, when another methods don’t effectively work


Easy steps to solve corrupted .pst file...


1. Click the Start menu and in the search or Run dialog, Type

C: Program Files Microsoft OfficeOffice12SCANPST.EXE and Press Enter.

1a. Optional: You can also find this file by Clicking My Computer and browsing to the destination.  Once there Double-Click SCANPST to open it.

2. Type in or Browse to the location of your Outlook PST Files. 

Press Start to begin the repairing.

Note: Microsoft Outlook 2007 must not be running to complete this step.

Step 2 Tip: By Default, PST files are stored in the following locations:

Windows Vista & Windows Server 2008: C: UsersMrGrooveAppDataLocalMicrosoftOutlook

Windows XP: C: Documents and SettingsMrGrooveApplicationDataMicrosoftOutlook

3. The repair tool will offer you a quick summary of what errors it has found in its initial scan.  Click the checkbox for Make backup of scanned file…, and then Set a Location to save your backup file. To finish the process, Click Repair and Outlook will go through and fix all of the errors found in your PST file (hopefully……).

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