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Thread: Password on PST File
2009-03-08, 12:04 #1
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OK, I know that you can password a pst file so when you start Outlook you are required to enter it. From what I can find on the net, you cannot just password individual folders. Just wondering if anyone has found a method for doing so? Don't know why Outlook would not have this feature.
One strange thing I have found since I have added the password, I can no longer click on a hyperlink and have it go to the location. Get a message that the system administrator has prevented me from doing so. I have to cut and paste the url to the address bar in my browser. Now since I am the administrator and know I didn't make any changes, I assume that it is a result of adding the password. Is my assumption correct?
2009-03-08, 15:20 #2
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[quote name='northernhillbilly' post='764188' date='08-Mar-2009 11:04']...you cannot just password individual folders...?
I can no longer click on a hyperlink and have it go to the location... the system administrator has prevented me from doing so. I assume that it is a result of adding the password.[/quote]
1. No, you cannot password protect individual folders, and I have not seen an add-in to do this, though one may be out there. But you could create a new PST and move to it the folders you want password protected. Outlook can run with multiple PSTs.
2. I haven't seen where password protecting a PST causes this problem, but one never knows. See Post 717882 and the downstream posts referenced in it and see if they help.-John ... I float in liquid gardens