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Windows 7: Recover Password in Outlook 2010


05 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 
Recover Password in Outlook 2010

my client did a backup of the pst file in outlook 2010.
After the backup he closed outlook then the next day opened it to check his email
It is coming up with a message saying it needs the Password to open the data file
Only he never put a password in it
He says his finger slipped when he was doing it at the point where it asks if you want to password protect it.
I think what happened it put nonsense letters or numbers in and saved that
Now he nor I can open Outlook
is there a way to recover this password without uninstalling the whole office program and reinstalling it?
Repair does not work because there is nothing i guess to repair
You cannot get past this password screen- if you do not put the password in Office 2010 closes

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05 Mar 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I know of a freeware program that can do it but I don't think we are allowed to indulge such info on the forums ... soz pal
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05 Mar 2013   #3

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

Send me a message with the link please
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05 Mar 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Robin pal I think it's best you check with the admins if this is allowed
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05 Mar 2013   #5

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

ok msg brink but he is offline, if someone else sees this maybe we can get an answer
I am desperate :P
i really do not want to uninstall outlook because he will loose an entire month of data
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05 Mar 2013   #6

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

Btw does this program start with a N
If yes I tried it and no go
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05 Mar 2013   #7

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Robin9, I would guess that your SOL on recovering a .pst with out the password. there might be programs available to be able to but that is not allowed on the Windows 7 forums. Too many times people copy someone elses' file and try to get into it. Just forget getting any help to crack a password here on Windows 7 forums. Not allowed.

I am pretty sure that the Admin's will back me up on that..

Rich
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05 Mar 2013   #8

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

Ok I understand but does anyone have a clue how to fix this problem?
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05 Mar 2013   #9

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

At least to get me into outlook so I can import the last month backup that does not have a password
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05 Mar 2013   #10

Win 7 Pro x64 SP1, Win 7 Ult x86 SP1
 
 

You have a backup .PST file from a month ago, right?
Are the PST Folder Structure and Accounts the same now as they were a month ago?

If you do have a backup .PST file:
  • Rename the current PW protected .PST file (add OLD to the file name)
  • Copy (Restore) the month old .PST file backup to the same location as the current .PST file
  • Open Outlook and see if it uses the month old file correctly
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