Outlook 2010 with personal folder .pst suddenly asking for password

Hello EE,
I have a user with a personal folder .pst in Outlook 2010 and suddenly it is prompting for a password and there was never one set so we cannot open.
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Nick RhodeConnect With a Mentor IT DirectorCommented:
Usually when a PST is exported there is an option to set a password.  Who or how was the copy of the pst made, password could also just be blank.

You could either try exporting without the password or try and use a 3rd party recovery tool (which is unsupported by microsoft) in effort to extract the password:

Example: http://www.addictivetips.com/microsoft-office/how-to-recover-outlook-2010-pst-file-password-recovery-tool/
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