outlook 2003 folder character unreadable.

Posted on 2008-06-11
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I restored the pst file to a new computer. When i open the pst file, the inbox, trash become unreadable characters. I am using the english 2003 office with vista now, and the pst file is from english office 2000.
Any advise? Thanks.
Question by:dickchan
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peakpeak earned 750 total points
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I believe you have answered your own question. Try it on an XP computer
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Hello dickchan,

Outlook 2003 should be able to read Outlook 2000 created PST file.  PST file may be corrupt.  Repair Damaged Outlook PST File
Outlook Recovery Toolbox

In Windows Vista, PST file is located in C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook

It is a hidden file, so you have to unhide hidden files. Open Windows Explorer folder and select Layout > Folders Options > View. Check "Show hidden files and folders". Click OK.

Hope this helps!

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