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I cannot select another datafile in Outlook 2003 under Windows Vista Business.
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Question by:nadish
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by:ormerodrutter
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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?
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by:war1
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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
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nadish earned 0 total points
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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
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by:war1
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nadish, glad the problem is fixed.
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Great
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