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By Chester Peterson ·
Hi All,
I recently Backed up all my data and Nuked my PC.
I reinstalled Win 98 and my back up files.
I then tried to import my Mail backup.pst and it tells me "properties for this info must be defined prior to use" and then says I dont have permission to access.
Can anyone help.

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by SyscoKid In reply to Restore Email

Check the file properties of your PST file. This could happen if it's set to read-only.

Hope this helps!

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by joe In reply to Restore Email

Usually when you copy the pst file to a CD it becomes read only like the answer above. One way around was to copy the pst file to your computer to a temp DIR and uncheck the read only option in the file properties and than import the pst

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by pokinfingr In reply to Restore Email

Try putting it into it's own subfolder. I had this problem with an archive.pst file. I added a folder under C:\WINDOWS\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook and named it Archive and it worked fine. Something to try at least.

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