Cannot Expand the Folder Error in Outlook 2007

Published: 18th July 2008
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Outlook 2007 is the latest version of Microsoft Office Outlook. It has severaladded features along with the comprehensive features of its earlier versions. But sometimes, when you try to run Outlook 2007, it can create problems and you may get the following error messages:

"Cannot expand the folder. The set of folders cannot be opened. The file

C:Users¦.microsoftoutloookOutlook.pst cannot be opened."

It is a situation where you can't open any of the Personal Storage folder of your Outlook email account and can't access the data stored in them.

This problem commonly occurs if the Outlook.pst file is damaged. Most probably the file has damaged due to the virus attack. A virus has damaged or changed the system codec of the file and now it can't be opened and accessed.

For handling such kinds of PST corruption related issues, Microsoft has provided a PST repair tool with Outlook called Scanpst.exe or Inbox Repair Tool. This tool works in the majority of cases of PST corrption and can fix your problem completely. After using it, you will find your PST file totally error free.

But in this case, when you try Scanpst.exe, it won't work and you will get further error message stating:

"An Unknown error prevented access to the file"Error 0×80070570: The file or

directory is corrupted and unreadable."

Renaming the PST file also doesn't work in such circumstances.

It is an extremely serious situation for the user because the corrupted files may contain important emails of the clients, precious business contacts, meeting schedules and many other personal information.

So, how to repair your PST file? It is the question that arises in affected user's mind. There is no need to worry at all. Your data can be repaired completely through the help of PST recovery software.

PST recovery software can be used by yourself and your precious PST files can be repaired. It is the easiest and the cheapest method of performing repair Outlook PST. Just urchase a good PST repair software and start Outlook PST repair right away.

Stellar Information Systems Ltd is the most advanced provider of data recovery software with more than 15 years of rich experience. To repair Outlook PST, Stellar offers an outstanding PST recovery software known as Stellar Phoenix Outlook PST Repair.

It is read only and non destructive PST repair software that performs original Outlook recovery with the use of extremely advanced and powerful scanning algorithms. The software has an interactive, simple, cool looking and intuitive user interface to provide easy Outlook recovery to its users.

This PST Repair software can repair and restore all of the Outlook objects like Emails, Contacts, Notes, Schedule, Calendar, Journal and many alike. If you have any doubt about the reliability, usability, effectiveness and powerfulness of the ftware, download its free demo version and use it. The demo version can show the complete preview of 5 emails and 20% of other contents of Outlook account like contacts, calendar and the like.

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Lisa on September 13, 2011 said:
Great help, thank you very much! I had this problem and it is now sorted thanks to this article!

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