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Can not open secondary email account using Outlook 7

Q: Can not open secondary email account using Outlook 7

When I try to open my wife's email using Outlook 7 we get a message that says cannot open our default email folder: File access is denied. You do not have the permission to access the file c:/users/myname/appData/microsoft/outlook/outlook.pst. Comcast is my internet provider and the mail account is setup through them. Please Help!

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A: Can not open secondary email account using Outlook 7


First do you have separate log-on's?

It sounds as thought the file is not there or you are trying to import it?

Have you used Outlook to set up the account in your log-on or are you importing the file?
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Rick said:

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Okay what are we working with here?

System Specs?
System OC?
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ipconfig /release then renew, it reads that it cannot be renewed while it has its media disconnected leading me to believe that the wireless was turned off which it is not.Click to expand...

typical issue.
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turn off hibernate.
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ragne2 said:

I was wondering on how to open ports so i can run a server and be a host.

Is there any programs that can actually open ports on ur router for you?
cause im too lazy to do all that command promt stuff. but if using command prompt is the only wy ill do it.Click to expand...

Opening a port is a goofy term - - let's start with just using a port.
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Programs which are awaiting connections show up like

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HOWEVER, that's only one-third of the story; two other conditions must be met

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+ ------- System A
+-------- System B

if System A has the program (and the port is listening and the firewall allows)
then System B can get to it without concern for the router at all.[*]

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then the router must port foward.

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First of all check all your connections to make sure they are secure.

When you tried the new mobo did you use your current cpu?

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the primary #1 must always be attached. sometimes the slots are numbered or have A & B marked near them.
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open any window (even a folder display) and drag it from the #1 to the number # monitor.
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A:XP Boots off of secondary drive?

Rick2884 said:

I am new to this forum and looking for some support. I have a Dell XPS desktop with XP Pro SP3. I have two identical SATA drives. I use the second one for back-up. I created a duplicate image of SATA0 (My C: Drive) using Acronis True Image Home. When I completed the process and rebooted, the computer boots off of the new F: drive rather than the old C: drive.Click to expand...

I don't understand
You created a duplicate image, and then you left the drive in there?
Imaging is not backing up data exactly. It is there to make another copy of your entire drive
But since you left it in, I'm sure Windows then got all messed up wondering whats happened to all the old paths C Drive etc

Now, it is not a perfect image anymore, anyway :rolleyes:

Exactly what do you want to "backup"? Because this will change what is suggested to do
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A:CD/DVD drive won't open

I've seen that issue myself. Try this: (selecting your OS version)



Once complete, please restart
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ok i swapped ide cables with hard does reboot properly
it is read in bios.
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Hi stephen1711, :wave:

I am not a mod, but
Welcome to :grinthumb

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The intro forum is for intros, not questions, so people don't look for your question here.

When I arrived, one of the Mods welcomed me with these helpful hints.

You should read how to post a new thread in this Guide.

Before posting you should read all the Posting Guidelines.

To access technical support you may go to the Forums.

Many users like to post system specs in their Profile.
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Please visit:

5. Writing your post.
Write in respectable form, this isn?t an instant message
conversation with your buddy, it's irritating to have to decipher whatever malformed English you are typing and it's likely your post will be ignored or get something nasty replied.

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I won't claim that I can help but I'll try, we know you have XP, but we also need to know what the system specs are, any sequences of beeps you may have upon start up, etc. How long has it been doing this, has the computer been sitting, has any hardware/software changes been made? Without the o/s CD, your options may be limited.
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Did you have a previous install present?
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" offers a 15-day refund-only return policy for all open box merchandise. Remember if you purchase a Open Box product you will receive an OEM BAREBONE item, meaning you will only receive the item itself. Accessories are NOT INCLUDED with Open Box products, even if the missing accessory is required for the item to function properly."

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C'mon folks, someone must have a suggestion... I need help.

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Whazzzup withat??

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A:My flash disk won't open anymore

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HP USB Disk Storage Format Utility

Will format any USB flash drive
It can be known to recover Flash drives that are un-responsive too.

If that doesn't work try this one:

Hard Disk Low Level Format Tool

Please note: These methods will remove all data on your Flash Drive

Recovery Software (if you want to try to recover anything from the drive)

Try this one:
It is free for up to four folder down, ie
E:\Documents and Setting\UserName\My Documents\My Pictures
1,2,3,4 folders down

A lot free ones to choose from, h e r e

Please let me know of the outcome