How to Resolve Outlook PST File Permission Error?

People prefer using Microsoft Outlook application for the effective management of data such as emails, contacts, notes, calendars and other. Outlook comes with lots of innovative and creative features that allow users to store huge amount of data. In order to store all these saved items Outlook makes use of Personal Storage Table that is popularly known as PST file. All the information stored in Outlook can be easily accessible and simple to use. However, under some circumstance people meet certain error like “file access is denied” that restricts to access the PST file.

This kind of problem arises in numerous situations, when you import a PST file from CD-ROM with the use of import and export wizard you will get the error message as mentioned below:

“Microsoft Outlook: File access is denied. You do not have the permission to access the file C:\Users\Admin\Documents\Outlook Files\Outlook.pst.”

Due to appearance of this error, it becomes difficult for users to access Outlook PST files. In order to get rid of this problem you can follow the below given steps:

  • First you must copy a PST file from CD-ROM to system hard drive
  • Next, click on PST file properties and uncheck the read only check box
  • Finally, click on finish option to complete the process

After completing the above procedure, if you are still encountering the error then make use of Inbox Repair Tool to fix PST file error. But, this Inbox repair tool is not capable of repairing severely damaged or corrupt Outlook PST files. Hence, using Outlook Repair Tool is the best option to eliminate error from PST File.

Outstanding features of Outlook PST Repair Tool:

Yodot Outlook PST Repair is one of the smartest and fastest PST file repair software that helps you fix inaccessible or damaged PST files on Windows system. It is a read only application that doesn’t modify the contents of PST file during repair process. Rather it extracts the contents of severely corrupted PST file and recreates a new healthy PST file which can be accessed by Microsoft Outlook application. In addition to repair process, it also recovers Outlook items such as emails, contacts, notes, calendar events, sent items, journals, personal folders, scheduled tasks, etc. from MS Outlook PST file. This utility has user friendly interface and simple repair steps.

How to fix Outlook PST file permission error?

  • Download Yodot Outlook PST Repair utility on your system
  • Install the repair tool by logging in as local administrator
  • As soon as the application gets installed, launch the program by using shortcut icon and follow the onscreen procedure
  • Click on ‘Open PST File’ if you already known the location of the PST file
  • Else, click on ‘Find PST File’ option to browse the PST file automatically
  • Use ‘Select Outlook Profile’ to choose particular profile out of multiple profiles
  • Browse for the destination path to store the repaired Outlook PST file and click on ‘Repair’ option to start repair process
  • After completion of repair process, you will be able to access all your emails and other attributes such as contacts, notes, journals, tasks, etc. from repaired PST file

Important Points:

  • Do not access Outlook PST file from a network share or another computer, because it increases the possibility of data loss.
  • Regularly backup your Outlook PST files and save them in a safe place
  • Install good security application to protect your Outlook PST files from virus ans other harmful threads

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