moving Outlook email to archive folder

Posted on 2006-04-11
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I am tryingt o move OUtlook 2000 email to an archive folder, it says :

"Can't move the items.The item couldn't be moved.It was either already moved or deleted or access denied"

I tried to move new emails and still giove me the same message.

any help ?

Question by:jskfan
    LVL 16

    Assisted Solution

    The .pst file has most likely been moved. If the profile was recreated/moved you will need to point it to the old file or create a new archive file.
    LVL 97

    Accepted Solution

    Greetings, jskfan !

    How many emails are you copying to archive at one time.  Try copying is smaller chunks.

    Does the archive stop at same folder?  The folder may be corrupt.  Move the emails to another folder and try again.

    PST file may be corrupt or too large.
    Repair PST file with ScanPST

    Repair a 2GB Outlook Personal Folder with 2GBPST

    Best wishes!
    LVL 2

    Assisted Solution

    As war1 said, it could well be a corruption of the PST causing this error.

    However, rather than recommending a fix for PST > 2GB, i'd rather advise that having PST files too large (I usually aim for around 500MB or so as a max) is very much not recommended.

    If the archive file is excessive in size - try creating a new archive file, and archive those mails you are trying to this new archive, and see if that works. If so, it points nice and directly at a corrupt/oversize PST file.

    Hope this helps :)

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