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Cannot run Outlook 2007 repair scanpst.exe

When I attempt to run scanpst.exe I get a message that says my .pst file is in use by another program.  I have Outlook closed and I do not know what else might be using my .pst.  How can I find out which program is using .pst so that I can turn it off.
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DSIGRIS
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DSIGRIS
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war1Commented:
Hello DSIGRIS,

Look in Task manager and verify that outlook.exe is closed. My guess is that it is not closed. So an addin or external program is preventing it from closing.

Hope this helps!
war1
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apache09Commented:
If the pst is stored in a network location, copy it to your local PC.
make sure Outlook is closed and run it again on the local copy of the pst
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DSIGRISAuthor Commented:
I think I found it.  I have a PDA with ActiveSych connected to the back of the computer.  Even though I closed the Active Sych program the fact that it was still plugged in to the USB port may have been an issue.  In any case, after I pulled the USB cable it worked.
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war1Commented:
DSIGRIS, glad which program was accessing the pst file.
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DSIGRISAuthor Commented:
I have Microsoft Active Sych Ver 4.5
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PieterBothaCommented:
Just reboot your pc
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