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Email compatibility between XP and Windows 2000

When colleagues (running Windows 2000) attempt to open emails I've saved
(running Windows XP) in a shared drive they get the 'unable to open specified
file' message.

However, I am able to open emails that they have saved to the same folder.

Is there an incompatibility problem between emails saved on XP machines and
Windows 2000 machines.

Also, when hyperlinking the path to this shared drive in an Excel file saved
in the same drive/folder, I note that colleagues Windows 2000 machines have
this mapped as E: but mine is mapped as G: so the links don't work on
either type of machine. (I can only open the emails by pasting the full path
into a folder's address line)

Any solutions to these problems?

Many thanks!


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--
Sinbad

"Brian Tillman" wrote:

> Chris Haynes wrote:
>
> > Recently purchased new systems with WinXP Pro and Office 2003. All
> > previous systems were Win98SE and Office 2000. Am not retiring or
> > upgrading older systems. Can I copy/import/export outlook.pst among
> > systems or will the difference in file systems make that impossible.
>
> There will be no problem at all. Whatever medium you use for transferring
> the data will be compatible with both.
>
> Things to keep in mind: 1) Outlook 2000 can't read the Outlook 2003 PST
> format so you'll have to make sure you stick with the OL 2000-format PST,
> which OL 2003 can read/write just fine. 2) Avoid export/import. There is
> absolutely no reason to every use it when moving a PST between Outlook
> instances. Just make sure Outloko is closed when you copy the PST. 3) If
> you use a CD to transfer, you'll have to copy the PST from CD to the hard
> drive on the destination machine and remove the read-only attribute it will
> have acquired. 4) Never overwrite a PST of the same name. If it's loaded in
> a profile you'll corrupt the profile if you do.
>
> See http://www.howto-outlook.com/howto/backupandrestore.htm
> --
> Brian Tillman
>
>

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