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Cannot open Outlook 2007

Error message

Microsoft Office Outlook’ exited without properly closing your Outlook data file
drive:UsersusernameAppDataLocalMicrosoftOutlookoutlook.ost’. ‘Microsoft
Office Outlook’ must be restarted. If this error message recurs, contact support for
‘Microsoft Office Outlook’ for assistance.

my email is indermohan.narula@gmail.com

I am using Outlook 2007

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    problem in out look solve my problem

  • inarula Nov 03, 2008

    In my case Outlook 2007 would not open at all. All that would happen was that it would start and then shut down and leave an error message. Microsoft, in response to my query suggested to go to the Control panel and then create another mail profile and then open outlook with the new profile so that it will not automatically shut down and then once it is open use that opportunity to import the old .pst file. However in my case since the .pst file was left open when Outlook shut down incorrectly, the file could not be imported saying the file is being used by another process. This option also did not work and then I was advised to use a backup copy of the .pst file which i frtuntely found as a shadow version created becuase of a restore point i had created 12 hrs before the problem occured. Thus i lost a few emails. I think the main reason was that my .pst file is about 7 GB becuase i have emails since 1995. Also I do regular backups, but this is becoming more and more problematic though and takes a long long time.

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I juts got this problem. Nothing worked, except finding the file (location is in the error message) and trying to rename it. The system told me it was in use.
I was able to find and kill the processes (Excel and a messenger app) using a file unlocker utility.
I have a feeling this would be just as easily resolved by the stadard 'switch it off and switch it back on again.'

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Step 1: run the the MSOffice diagnostic tool (that is in programes - microsoft office - tools) and see if this can pick up the problem

if not, usualyy starting outlook should iniciate a scan/repair to your PST file, it will take some time depending on its size.

if all fails, repair outlook by reinstalling it again assuming you have a legal copy

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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    You need to archive your mail folders, then export both your mail and archived data into 2 pst files, then back in outlook keep only your most recent emails and delete the rest, 7 GB of PST is enormous and enough to cripple any computer.



    did you try to start outlook in safe mode?


    1. Click Start, point to All Programs, and then point to Microsoft Office.
    2. Press and hold the CTRL key, and then click outlook

    3. export your PST file

    4. close, restart the computer and start outlook normally

    as for the file is being used by another process, it happens so often that there is anther instance of outlook is running even when the main program is not running, you can disable it from task manager in processes tab



    I home any of the above may still help

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Also read review http://www.comparisonandreviews.org/outlook-mail-recovery.html

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I was searching for a solution on Google. I found Software which is advanced software that is designed to repair corrupt PST file and resolve other Outlook issues.

Got:- Outlook PST Recovery

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You can use Outlook recovery software helps to retrieve the lost data and also makes the inaccessible data accessible yet again. To know more about the software visit http://www.free.pstrepairoutlook.com

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For converting inaccessible OST file to usable PST format download:-
OST to PST Converter

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This error can be connected with corruption of outlook data, fix it due to microsoft outlook repair tools download

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How do i fix microsoft outlook?


Try these steps

* Click "File," then "Exit" to close Microsoft Outlook.
* Open Windows Explorer. Browse through your file system to where Microsoft Outlook is installed. On a 32-bit Windows system, this will be "c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office XX," where "XX" is the Office version number. On a 64-bit Windows system, this will be "c:\Program Files (x68)\Microsoft Office\Office XX."
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1. In Outlook 2007, click the Tools menu and select Options.
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Hey,

I was having the same problem with Outlook 2007 on my Laptop, looked for all the possible resolutions but no Clue..
Then I tried to check the addins I was using in Outlook 2007, I found that after disabling the unnecessary addins from Regsitry I am able to use outlook 2007 without any issues.

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Cheers!!!!

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