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I have a pst file on a mapped network drive that I can't open.

The file path to file cannot be opened.

If I copy the file to a local drive and ope it, it works just fine. I have other .pst files in the same remote directory that open fine - some of them are larger than the one I'm trying to open.

Why is this happening?

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One thing you should know is that it's not recommended to store PSTs on a network drive (support.microsoft.com/kb/297019). –  deterb Jun 21 '11 at 17:08

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A .pst file can only be opened by one person at a time.

If the .pst file is on a network drive, does someone else have it added to Outlook?

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That was it! Thanks. –  Shawn J. Goff Feb 1 '10 at 19:04

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