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    Something's Got My PST (2007)

    I keep getting an error that something has my PST open... boutlook.exe isn't apparent from the Task Manager.

    Is there a way to see what program may be accessing, I guess outlook.pst or outlook.exe?

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    Re: Something's Got My PST (2007)

    Have you tried re-booting?

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    Re: Something's Got My PST (2007)

    Most times it works, Joe, but a couple times it hasn't.

    I'd love to know what I've got that's causing that.

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    Re: Something's Got My PST (2007)

    You can try running Process Monitor. Either start it immediately when your desktop becomes available or put it in your startup group.

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    Re: Something's Got My PST (2007)

    Thanks Joe.
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    Re: Something's Got My PST (2007)

    On the software board, search for Unlocker. It is a small utility that should tell you whether and which programs have placed locks on a file. I don't know whether it works on Windows Vista, if you have moved on to Vista.

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    Re: Something's Got My PST (2007)

    I'll give it a shot, Jefferson. Thanks.

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