Solved

vista & outlook 2003 data file

Posted on 2008-06-13
8
267 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
I cannot select another datafile in Outlook 2003 under Windows Vista Business.
0
Comment
Question by:nadish
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
8 Comments
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:ormerodrutter
ID: 21778365
Can you be a bit more specific please? Do you mean you couldn't find the file? Do you have sufficient permission on the file you selected?
0
 
LVL 97

Expert Comment

by:war1
ID: 21779598
Hello nadish,

If you cannot open an exisitng data file in Outlook 2003, the file may be corrupt. Repair Damaged Outlook PST File
ScanPST
http://www.emailaddressmanager.com/outlook/repair.html
OR
Outlook Recovery Toolbox
http://www.oemailrecovery.com/outlook-recovery.html

Hope this helps!
war1
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
nadish earned 0 total points
ID: 21781389
The fix turned out to be
1) Uninstall all Office 2007 components
2) Uninstall Office 2003
3) Reinstall Office 2003.
4) Update Office 2003

The Outlook file was seen with no problem after Step 3.
Thanks
0
 
LVL 97

Expert Comment

by:war1
ID: 21781778
nadish, glad the problem is fixed.
0
 

Author Comment

by:nadish
ID: 21830140
Great
0

Featured Post

[Webinar] How Hackers Steal Your Credentials

Do You Know How Hackers Steal Your Credentials? Join us and Skyport Systems to learn how hackers steal your credentials and why Active Directory must be secure to stop them. Thursday, July 13, 2017 10:00 A.M. PDT

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Many people use more than one email account and so it becomes difficult for them to manage them when they use separate accounts,  so, in this article, I have shared an easy way to add Other Mail Accounts in your Google Inbox. It helps to combine all…
This article will help to fix the below errors for MS Exchange Server 2013 I. Certificate error "name on the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site" II. Out of Office not working III. Make Internal URLs and Externa…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
CodeTwo Sync for iCloud (http://www.codetwo.com/sync-for-icloud?sts=6554) automatically synchronizes your Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 or 2007 folders with iCloud folders available via iCloud Control Panel. This lets you automatically sync them with…

729 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question