.pst backup deletion causing problem

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CedarDog



I have Outlook 2003 runing under Windows7

I created a .pst file to import email contacts to Yahoo email. This file worked well and I had it saved to the desktop, then I deleted it. Now, whenever I open Outlook I get a dialog box labeled PERSONAL FOLDERS that says c:\users\cedar\desktop\backup.pst could not be found. When I select OK, a new dialog box opens CREATE/OPEN PERSONAL FOLDERS and then wants me to create a personal folder with a password. When I look for the original file I get a CANT BE FOUND message. I have gone through many steps to cure this and find no mention of problems in the MS help forums nor have I seen any special instructions for deleting a personal file folder.

How do I get rid of these dialog boxes? It's become annoying.
 
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Russ Valentine

You probably can't. To avoid corrpting your Outlook profile, avoid manipulating Outlook data files in Windows Explorer until you have disconnected them from your Outlook proifle. Create a new Outlook profile if the prompt annoys you.Russ Valentine
 
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