Cannot import 2007 Outlook pst file into 2010 Outlook

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smfcpacfp

When I go through the import process routine in the File menu, it says, " File access denied. You do not have the permission..." . My 2007 pst file is on an external hard drive which i connected to my new machine. I am the only user on the new machine, hence the administrator. Help

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Ben M. Schorr [MVP]

The good news is...you don't really want to Import anyhow.

Better would be to File | Open | Open Outlook Data File and open that 2007 PST file in Outlook.

Then drag/drop the items you want to move into the new PST file from there.

Import can sometimes cause issues.

 
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bgreaves

Hi, any more ideas? I can't do what you suggested because when I make the attempt, I get an Access denied error. I am simply trying to move and open my '07 .pst file in '10?
 
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psykeel

Me too. I moved my archive file out of the default folder onto another drive and now I am unable to open it - even if I move it back
 
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