troubleshooting Question

Outlook Data File NOT PST File - Accessing

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Hi All

Hoping for a solution to this one, i have read past comments on similar situations so far to no avail, also read all i can find at

Have Windows XP Pro running with MS Office XP.

Outlook file has thrown up an error now when opening "can not open Folder, Folder not available see Administrator if it continues" or similar........

No Exchange server running, Have located the original profile "outlook" have created a new profile "Outlook1" but can not import nor open the Outlook file, just keeps returning this file is not a PST file, yet it is happy to state it is an Outlook Data File.

Client hasnt backed up! "god they never do!!!"  how do we access the Data file and import or once again open the old file so he can have his history and emails ... some Government emails and Tax files he can not afford to lose (yes i know and told him well back up then!!)

Any help is greatly appreciated.

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