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Error Message in Outlook  "The system can not find the file specified"

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When trying to open and Excel attachment in Outlook 2000, I get the error message "The system can not find the file specified."  I can open up Word attachments fine with no error message.  I have tried reinstalling and repairing Outlook.  I have also updated it to Outlook 2002 (XP) and I get the same results.  I use a Windows XP operating system.  Any help you can give me would be appreciated.

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bruintje earned 100 total points
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Hello Pdown,

-close outlook
-try to move the pst file to another location
-start outlook
-create a new personal folder file
-then import the old pst folders into the new one

see also
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=287070

HAGD:O)Bruintje
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cool and thanks for the grade
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