Automatically Backing UP .pst



I have Outlook 2003 and have downloaded and installed the Personal Folders
Backup Tool. However, when I click on "File" I do not have the option to
"Backup." I know I used to be able to do this, but I have not been able to
since I had to reload Outlook, even though I have also re-installed the
Backup program. Can someone help me with this? I would greatly appreciate


Thank you so much! I didn't think I'd be able to do the last two things, but
I just searched for the files, and renamed them in the Search Results window
and POOF - I had my Backup option!


OK. Now I have a bigger problem! I closed Outlook to do the backup, then
when I tried starting it again, I got the following error message: Cannot
start Microsoft Office Outlook. Unable to open the Outlook window. The set
of folders could not be opened. The server is not available. Contact your
administrator if this condition persists. And Outlook will not open at all!

Now what???


Sorry to be a pest. I waited about ten minutes, tried opening it again, and
it opened. Whew!

Thanks again!

Roady [MVP]

Hi LynniePoo,

Good to hear everything is working again. The files were probably still
being copied. This process is not always shown with a dialog but if you have
the default sounds enabled in Windows then you'll hear a "ping" when the
process has finished.

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