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Outlook 2007 File Access Permission Denied

I just upgraded my computer from Windows XP to Windows 7 Pro, and everything seems to be working fine.  However, when I enter Outlook and want it to look for my saved Outlook.pst file I get the attached error message saying I do not have permission to access the file.  It offers no more information than that.

This is a free-standing computer, and I am the only user (and Administrator, though it never asked me for my status when I performed the upgrade ... I assume it kept the XP settings).  How can I access my PST data?

Thanks,

Phil Outlook-Permission-Denial.doc
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Check security permission on the following folder

C:\Users\%%USERNAME%%\Documents\Outlook Files\

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It shows I've got "full permission".  What else can I check?

Thanks,

Phil
move .pst file to a non-root location such as folder in ur user profile nd check again.

where is the pst file save?
by default path in win7 is..

1st enable show hidden folders n file
C:\Users\Specific User\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook"
Everyone ... I appreciate your help on X-Mas eve.  Here's the deal.  I keep my active ("Outlook.pst") file and my archive pst files in a separate folder on my C:/ drive called "PST Current".  I deleted the default Outlook pst file, since that's the only way I know to get Outlook to ask me where the pst file I want is located.  So I navigated to my "PST Current" folder, found the file I wanted, and THAT'S when I got the error message.  I'll be happy to move the PST Current folder somewhere else, if you think that would make a difference.

Thanks!
SO?  Anybody have any idea?
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By starting with the Outlook.pst file backup on the external drive, the file was opened and subsequently saved as instructed.  Thanks !!