Copying Outlook PST file

normpam

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I was able a few weeks ago to easily copy and paste my pst file on to a flash drive. I've tried it a number of times recently, even after just turning on my computer before opening Outlook, and each time I get the message: Cannot copy Outlook9: The process cannot access the file because another process has locked a portion of the file.

Any ideas how to fix this?

Thanks!
 

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SydneyGeek

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Have you tried backing up the PST from within Outlook? Then you can copy the backup to the flash drive.

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