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Outlook 2010 add archive

Posted on 2011-02-11
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am using Outlook 2010 with pop3. I have an old pst file from a win xp office 2003. I want to add it as an archive. When I try to add it, I get 'file access is denied'. I have full access to this pst and have taken ownership of it.
Question by:zelfanet
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Also, the pst file is 10gb.......
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by:Neil Russell
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Make sure the file is not read only. Check the files properties in windows and make sure the Read Only box is NOT ticked. Outlook will not work with read only PST files. You can not use a PTS off of a CD for this reason.

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It is not read only.
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by:Neil Russell
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How do you had an outlook 2003 10GB .pst file?

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It just became that large, I know there is supposed to be a 2gb limit, but three of the machines her are that large...

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