Outlook.pst file

  jcackett 16:59 21 Feb 2003

i recently had a PC crash but luckly had just saved my outlook.pst file. however now after restoring my PC and trying to open the saved file in Outlook i get the following message "Properties for this information service must be defined prior to use" can anybody help me to reinstate the file back into Outlook.

thanks in anticipation


  Lozzy 17:09 21 Feb 2003

If your running XP do you have admin rights

  jazzypop 17:15 21 Feb 2003

Have you tried the File > Import option from within Outlook?

If the saved .pst file is on a CD, copy it to your desktop, right-click, choose Properties and remove the read-only attribute first.

  jcackett 19:28 21 Feb 2003

Thanks Lossy but i am running ME

Thanks Jazzypop I have tried your suggestions but no luck however i an now told there is a file error and i should" go to the "inbox repair tool" can antbody tell me were that is.


  jazzypop 19:38 21 Feb 2003

If Outlook 98, click here

For Outlook 2000, click here

Keep your original .pst somewhere safe, let it work on a copy.

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