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How can I access an exchange (2003) mailbox from a user who's been deleted and restored?

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I deleted a user on the SBS 2003 server before transferring all the users exchanged emails to a different user. I've since then restored the user using Microsoft's Sysinternals and I'm now able to log back in as this user. My problem is when I try to open up outlook I get the following error:

Unable to open your default e-mail folders. The Microsoft Exchange Server computer is not available. Either there are network problems or the Microsoft Exchange Server computer is down to maintenance.


The exchange server is working fine and there are no network problems. When I look into the exchange mailboxes I still see the mailbox I'm trying to get access to but I'm not able to run any tasks with the mailbox.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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