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Importing Windows Outlook PST to Outlook for Mac

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I am attempting to import a Windows Outlook 2003 PST file into Outlook for Mac 2011. During the import process Outlook for Mac states that a password is required to open the Outlook data file that I am attempting to import. This is not the case as there is no password on the Outlook data file. I tried entering the Windows password from the computer the PST was copied from, and I tried the Mac password but neither worked.
Has anyone else experienced this and found a resolution?
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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westone

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That didn't do it. I scanned until it scanned with no errors, still the same password request.
westone

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Update: I thought I would try adding a password to the data file on the old windows computer, then move it and try importing it. In the dialogue to add the password I left the "Old Password" field blank since there is none. I entered a new password, confirmed it, and clicked OK. Outlook complained that the "Old Password" was not correct.
Is it possible there is a password and Outlook is set to remember it automatically when it starts?
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I exported the data to another PST on the old computer, then imported on the new Mac with no problem.
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Thanks for the suggestion anyway.