(Fixed) Outlook Cannot Open Your Default Email Folders

Outlook application is a very unique application that helps you to send or receive mails and messages offline within a corporate premise. It has a very important feature i.e. default email folders that in which all the files that you save included. Now the problem is that when you start Microsoft Outlook and try to open the default email folders to send some emails you can see the error message like “Outlook cannot open your default email folders”. It is a very annoying situation that you cannot open the default email folders to send the messages. So you should use some manual process to fix this issue or you can also use Outlook PST Repair Tool to get rid of the issue automatically.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

Symptoms –

The main symptom is that when you try to open the default email folder then it doesn’t get opened and gives you an error message like “Outlook cannot open your default email folders”.

What are the causes –

Main causes for the prompting of this error issue are damaged PST files, incomplete installation of the Outlook application, virus infection, corruption in the windows registry, damaged system files, corrupt Office application etc.

How to fix “Outlook cannot open your default email folders”

  1. Go to start> control panel> mails.
  2. Click on the data files button.
  3. Now go with the two situation;
  • Path to .pst is already present> Click on the mail folder to set it as default.
  • .pst file is absent> click on Add> browse for mail folder and click on the set as default.

4. Closer the mail setup dialogue box.

With the help of the above manual solution you can fix the problem of “Outlook cannot open your default email folders” but in case it doesn’t work then you can use Outlook PST Repair Tool to fix the issue automatically.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

Outlook PST Repair Tool is the best tool to fix any sort of error in the outlook application. With the help of this tool you can repair the damaged PST files as well as the damaged outlook application. The tool also help in enhancing the performance of the Outlook.


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