office 2007/Win 8.1 - Outlook cannot open your default email folders...

Office/Outlook Office Professional 2007 on Dell Inspiron  laptop
Starting Outlook 2007 returns...

office 2007/Win 8.1 - Outlook cannot open your default email folders...

Above Outlook.pst works OK on WIN 7 Pro PC with Outlook 2007 Pro  as copied from laptop.

I have upgrade version of Office 2007 Professional CDs and Office 2000 Pro CDs + Product Keys - maybe not from Dell Laptop

How do I repair (reinstall?) Outlook 2007 on Laptop so I can use current (saved to external HD) Outlook.pst?

All other Office 2007 Apps OK on laptop.
MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Outlook 2007 Pro  as copied from laptop  <-- You perhaps do not have a good version of Office 2007. Go to Control Panel, Programs and Features, click on Office and choose Repair.

See if a Repair works, and then if it fixes the issue.

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check on the file and folder if you have permissions, since you copied the file fromanother location, the user that opens the file might not have permissions.
MARSPATHRetired EE/Computers/ITAuthor Commented:
As usual, thanks for your help. Office Repair/restart laptop fixed problem.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@MARSPATH - you are very welcome and I was happy to assist.
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