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how open archive file pst MSO 2007 in MSO 2003

I have installed MSO 2007 trial, and then removed after the expired day. When
I re-installed MSO 2003, unfortunately, Outlook could not open my pst archive
file. An error message appeared, and the application restarted when i tried
to archive or open archive file manually. . I definitely need emails that I
have backed-up in my archive file of MS Outlook 2007. My Outlook 2003
(re-install) is going on regularly.
How can I solve my problem?


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When trying to retrieve archived .pst files, I get this error message, "This personal folders file (.pst) is already in use in the current profile"  How do I solve this?  I cannot retrieve my archived files.

 

Thanks

Hi,

I read an article on MOSS 2007 Records Management and it says "Records can
be captured from external sources like document management systems, e-mail
servers and Microsoft Outlook and routed to the correct location in the
repository. "

Does anybody know how to archive emails into MOSS 2007 Records Repository,
what are the steps and configuration need to be done. Thanks.

My computer with outlook express and outlook 2002 crashed and I created backup files. I bought a new computer and I am trying to restore my .pst backup to outlook 2010. I try to import the file and I keep getting the message that the outlook data file (.pst) is already in use in the current profile, but I see no data and no contacts. What am I doing wrong?

I recently upgraded from 2003 to 2007, and initially it worked fine. Then
suddenly it refused to launch. It turned out not to like my pst file. It
said I should repair it with Scanpst, which I did. I ran it till scanpst
could find no errors, but it still would work. It has now done this a
second time. This time I tried opening the file in Outlook 2003, and it
works fine.

Is 2007 flawed or jsut more sensitive than 2003? How can I fix the file to
2007's satisfaction?

Many thanks

rdc

I recently upgraded from 2003 to 2007, and initially it worked fine. Then
suddenly it refused to launch. It turned out not to like my pst file. It
said I should repair it with Scanpst, which I did. I ran it till scanpst
could find no errors, but it still would work. It has now done this a
second time. This time I tried opening the file in Outlook 2003, and it
works fine.

Is 2007 flawed or jsut more sensitive than 2003? How can I fix the file to
2007's satisfaction?

Many thanks

rdc

Dear friends,

No matter how strange or unbelievable it may seem to you, I have been using
Microsoft Office 97 since the day it was released and for 13 years until now.
It worked fine both on my old computer running Windows 95 OSR 2 as well as on
my new computer running Windows XP Professional SP3.

However, a few days ago, I formatted my hard disk, installed Windows XP
Professional SP3 from scratch and instead of the outdated Office 97, I
downloaded and installed Microsoft Office 2010 Beta which works fine.

The problem now is that I have an Outlook 97 archive Message.pst file which
contains very important messages I do need for my work and I tried to extract
the files by trying both to either open or import it into Outlook 2010 but,
unfortunately, the only thing that happened was that an empty folder called
"Messages" was created in Microsoft Outlook 2010.

Unfortunately, for some reason which is unknown to me, the messages
contained in the archive file cannot be extracted in this way. Is is probably
just because Outlook 97 is so old compared to Outlook 2010 that importing or
opening its archive .pst files into Outlook 2010 is not supported? I wonder.
And most important: How could I extract the messages from this Outlook 97
..pst file?

It should be noted that I have the Microsoft Office 97 installation CD-ROM
and I am now thinking that a possible solution might be to also install
Outlook 97 on my system and use it to only extract the messages but, on the
other hand, I am not sure that this installation will not cause any damage to
the properly functioning Outlook 2010 and therefore I am afraid to do so
unless someone who knows the matter much better than me can assure me that
there will be no problems.

And anyway, in which other ways, especially if the additional installation
of Outlook 97 is not safe for my system, would it be possible to have these
important messages extracted from this Outlook 97 archive .pst file?

Please help!


I checked the information available on this http://blogs.technet.com/b/office_resource_kit/archive/2009/11/20/how-to-import-outlook-data-files-pst-the-files-formally-known-as-personal-folder-files-pst.aspx?CommentPosted=true#commentmessage

It says there is magic but I do not see it.  I saved my email to a pst file (about 250 meg worth) and now I need to import it.  It picked up some of the files, but the important ones are in the folders and I don't have them now.  Should I try to uninstall 2010 and go back to 2007 so I can get my email?  Or is there a secret method for importing files that excludes "magic".

While here, I thought it important to say that after several hours I found the new way to import files (first MS moved them to the big round button in 2007 - now the big round button is gone - are you guys psychotic - what is wrong with keeping things the same - each time we upgrade it takes several weeks to figure out what you did with the tools).  Anyhow, since I already imported the file, it now says:  The Outlook data file (.pst) is already in use in the current profile"

Question remains, I need the files that were in the FOLDERS.  Why did the import fail and how do I get my FOLDERS back.

Dear friends,

No matter how strange or unbelievable it may seem to you, I have been using
Microsoft Office 97 since the day it was released and for 13 years until now.
It worked fine both on my old computer running Windows 95 OSR 2 as well as on
my new computer running Windows XP Professional SP3.

However, a few days ago, I formatted my hard disk, installed Windows XP
Professional SP3 from scratch and instead of the outdated Office 97, I
downloaded and installed Microsoft Office 2010 Beta which works fine.

The problem now is that I have an Outlook 97 archive Message.pst file which
contains very important messages I do need for my work and I tried to extract
the files by trying both to either open or import it into Outlook 2010 but,
unfortunately, the only thing that happened was that an empty folder called
"Messages" was created in Microsoft Outlook 2010.

Unfortunately, for some reason which is unknown to me, the messages
contained in the archive file cannot be extracted in this way. Is is probably
just because Outlook 97 is so old compared to Outlook 2010 that importing or
opening its archive .pst files into Outlook 2010 is not supported? I wonder.
And most important: How could I extract the messages from this Outlook 97
..pst file?

It should be noted that I have the Microsoft Office 97 installation CD-ROM
and I am now thinking that a possible solution might be to also install
Outlook 97 on my system and use it to only extract the messages but, on the
other hand, I am not sure that this installation will not cause any damage to
the properly functioning Outlook 2010 and therefore I am afraid to do so
unless someone who knows the matter much better than me can assure me that
there will be no problems.

And anyway, in which other ways, especially if the additional installation
of Outlook 97 is not safe for my system, would it be possible to have these
important messages extracted from this Outlook 97 archive .pst file?

Please help!

I recently tried the Office BETA version and as reported found it to be too
slow and
will wait for the FINAL version before making the switch. I follwed the
instructins carefully and removed the BETA to go back to my 2003 PRO
edition. But found out that I am not capable of opening the ARCHIVE files
that are in my hard drive under personal folders!!!??? It shows a message
containing the following :
Microsoft Office Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close. We
are sorry for the inconvenience.
ANy helps and advice as to how I can recover my ARCHIVED messages?

How do I transfer Outlook Express 6 In Box, Out Box and Acrchived Box files
to Outlook 2007? Than ks.

I have been using Outlook 2007 for a little less than a year. I have started
receiving an error message that my .pst file is too large, consider
archiving, deleting old items or changing to outlook 2003 or 2007. Of course
I'm already using 2007. I tried following the Outlook help answer: Created a
new data file and tried to import my previous .pst (mailbox.pst) but got an
error message: Personal folder file .pst is already in use in the current
profile.
--
Keith

I have Outlook 2003. I did not upgrade from 2000, but I was formerly using
2000 when I copied my PST file over to this computer that has 2003. My PST
file approached 2 GB yesterday and I won't have time to do more archiving of
old mail for another couple weeks. I am getting the error:

---------------------------
Outlook.pst has reached its maximum size. .. You could also consider using
the new Outlook Personal Folders file (.pst) introduced with Outlook 2003
that provides greater capacity for storing items and folders.
---------------------------

Now I am very confused because I AM using 2003, so why is this error
stupidly saying to use the new PST format? Is there somewhere where I can
set the compatibility level to 2003 if it thinks I am still on 2003? How
do I fix this?

Also, what is the new GB limit of a PST file under 2003, if I can get it set
properly?


Hello,

I've got an email archiving system that allows for messages to be exported only as .eml files. All my users run Outlook 2007 and not Outlook Express or Windows/Live Mail. When I have Windows open an eml file with Outlook 2007, all I get is a new send message with the original eml file attached. I hear Outlook 2010 can open .eml files juts fine but we're not there yet.

I did come across http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956693, but had no luck in installing the mentioned hotfix. The install mentioned something about the wrong version of Outlook (we're on Outlook 2007 SP2).

Has anyone been able to get Outlook 2007 to open .EML files via http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956693 or by any other means?

 

Thanks,

Jack

 

When I opened my .PST file in Outlook11, after using it in Outlook12, the
connection between the Contacts folder and the Address Book was broken.
While I have fixed that in Outlook11-only situations, the technique is not
working now - OR my memory of the process is faded.

Can you advise (remind) on reconnecting Contacts to Address Book after a
trip through Outlook 12 ? Thanks.

P.S. Nice to see a familiar name after being away from the 'groups (and FC
CoF) for some time.

Cheers. dj

"Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook]" wrote:

> Both programs can open .pst files from any version of Outlook. Not to worry.
>
> --
> Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
> Author of Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
> http://www.turtleflock.com/olconfig/index.htm
> and Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for
> Administrators, Power Users, and Developers
> http://www.outlookcode.com/jumpstart.aspx
>
> "SA" wrote in message news:D1157347-CEDE-4490-A58D-DC4F208910D0@microsoft.com...
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I am somewhat confused about the compatibility between 2003 and 2007 pst
> > files.
> >
> > I have been able to open a pst file created by 2007 in 2003. If I make the
> > step to use Outlook 2007 B2 in my main environment, will my pst file be
> > unavailable in 2003?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > SA.
>

"Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook]" wrote:

> Both programs can open .pst files from any version of Outlook. Not to worry.
>
> --
> Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
> Author of Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
> http://www.turtleflock.com/olconfig/index.htm
> and Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for
> Administrators, Power Users, and Developers
> http://www.outlookcode.com/jumpstart.aspx
>
> "SA" wrote in message news:D1157347-CEDE-4490-A58D-DC4F208910D0@microsoft.com...
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I am somewhat confused about the compatibility between 2003 and 2007 pst
> > files.
> >
> > I have been able to open a pst file created by 2007 in 2003. If I make the
> > step to use Outlook 2007 B2 in my main environment, will my pst file be
> > unavailable in 2003?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > SA.
>

Sorry about that (unfamiliar with the use of the discussion group). I use
Outlook 2003. One of my customers sent me an e-mail with four contacts from
their Outlook 2007 database. While I could open the e-mail there was no
visible contact information, nor did any data get passed to my Outlook 2003
contacts. This appears to be a compatibility issue.

Any suggestions?

Adrian Sark

"Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook]" wrote:

> Both programs can open .pst files from any version of Outlook. Not to worry.
>
> --
> Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
> Author of Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
> http://www.turtleflock.com/olconfig/index.htm
> and Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for
> Administrators, Power Users, and Developers
> http://www.outlookcode.com/jumpstart.aspx
>
> "SA" wrote in message news:D1157347-CEDE-4490-A58D-DC4F208910D0@microsoft.com...
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I am somewhat confused about the compatibility between 2003 and 2007 pst
> > files.
> >
> > I have been able to open a pst file created by 2007 in 2003. If I make the
> > step to use Outlook 2007 B2 in my main environment, will my pst file be
> > unavailable in 2003?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > SA.
>

I have a number of Outlook archive files (.pst). Is there an easy
way to access information from them other than by using Outlook?

If not, is the way to extract data in text form (so that it can be
processed by other utilities) to open the archive using Outlook,
and save all the messages to file - is there a way to also get the
full headers?

I'm unable to move messages between folders. I get this message: The file
C:DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS ................. has reached maximum size. To
reduce amount of data in this file, select some items you no longer need and
then permanently delete by pressing SHIFT + DELETE. Also you could consider
using the new Outlook Personal Folder file (.pst) introduced with Outlook
2003 that provides greater capacity for storing items and folders. First of
all, I never had Outlook 2003. I upgraded from 2000 to 2007. Second of all, I
have no idea what or where the .pst file is located, nor do I know how to use
it. I have deleted as many items as I could without losing important
information. What do I do now? I can neither send nor receive e-mail.
--
Carolyn

I'm unable to move messages between folders. I get this message: The file
C:DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS ................. has reached maximum size. To
reduce amount of data in this file, select some items you no longer need and
then permanently delete by pressing SHIFT + DELETE. Also you could consider
using the new Outlook Personal Folder file (.pst) introduced with Outlook
2003 that provides greater capacity for storing items and folders. First of
all, I never had Outlook 2003. I upgraded from 2000 to 2007. Second of all, I
have no idea what or where the .pst file is located, nor do I know how to use
it. I have deleted as many items as I could without losing important
information. What do I do now? I can neither send nor receive e-mail.
--
Carolyn


Outlook 2010 under Windows 7.

I have set up three POP3 Accounts and found to my surprise the Data Files (.pst) for each were set up in My DocumentsOutlook Files.  I did not knowingly tell Setup to put them there.  I thought, by default, they were suppose to be in UserAppDataLocalMicrosoftOutlook.  Am I wrong about that?  If not, can someone tell me how they got in My Documents?  I would rather not have them there.

Thank you.

 

Dear,

Good Day,

We are planning to replace our old Exchange Server(Exchange 2003) with New Server( We are going to Install Exchange 2007). Could you please guide me how I can Configure New Exchange Server 2007 in Existing network (Please provide me the details in Step - by - step).

•      What are the steps I have to do …
•      How I can transfer the existing mailboxes to the new server. Ect…,

Waiting for your reply

Thanks

Hi there,

Got Exchange2003 email system & we use mail-enabled public folder to receive
a certain type of emails.

1. As those emails are located in public folder, wondering how can I archive
them?

2. Assume I can archive them, then how can all users read those archived
public folder emails?

Thanks in advance for your help!

Hi Guys,

How to archive mails from outlook web access 2007 ..???

TQ ..

I'm using Outlook 2002 to track contacts and calendar in conjuction with my
PPC, but not for email.

In the Outlook folder I have Outlook.pst and backup file.pst.

I have no idea how the backup file.pst was created, but it does update
occasionally. I can't determine what the update schedule or trigger event is.

Is this a standard feature of Outlook?

Where can I find info on when and how this file is updated?


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