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Windows 7: Security Restriction

02 Mar 2010   #1
shamas21

Windows 7
 
 
Security Restriction

Hi All

I cant access my outlook.pst file because of the following reason:

"shared items aren't accessible when your computer is asleep"

how can I remove this restriction?

Thanks


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02 Mar 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Welcome!

Is the file on a machine that is asleep? If so, either wake up the machine or save a copy on the running machine.
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02 Mar 2010   #3
shamas21

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
Welcome!

Is the file on a machine that is asleep? If so, either wake up the machine or save a copy on the running machine.
Hi - how do I wake up a machine? The machine is running i.e. im using whilst writing to you as its on this machine im using. Could this be a Windows 7 error?
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02 Mar 2010   #4
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Try taking ownership of the file.

Take Ownership of file - Vista Forums
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02 Mar 2010   #5
shamas21

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
Try taking ownership of the file.

Take Ownership of file - Vista Forums
Hi - I tried this and still doesnt work. Please see the attached image.

when I open outlook it says the pst file cant be accessed. When I goto the file path specified that doesnt have access and try to share it then is says the file is in sleep mode!? Please see the two attached images

Thanks


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02 Mar 2010   #6
dmex

 

Thats just a warning letting you know you cant access shared items when the machine is asleep, nothing todo with that file

I think you messed up the permissions for the outlook.pst file, make sure Administrators and Users group have full control and that your User account also has Full Control.

Steven
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02 Mar 2010   #7
shamas21

Windows 7
 
 

Hi - Ive shared this with everyone. Not sure what else to do
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02 Mar 2010   #8
TGSoldier

 
 

Why are you even sharing your PST file?

This is not recommended.
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02 Mar 2010   #9
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

The file is on another PC?

It may be due to Windows turning the HDs off.
I allow mine to sleep, but NEVER turn off HD's and have never had a issue acessing files off the other PCs when its sleeping.


Just a thought.
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