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Error message in Outlook 2011 for Mac states that the database is damaged or cannot be accessed
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You receive an error message in Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011 that states that the database is damaged or cannot be accessed.
Method 1: Rebuild the Outlook database or create a new identityFor information about how to rebuild the Outlook database or create a new identity, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2360509If this method did not resolve the problem, go to the next method.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2360509/[anySimpleType]/ )Rebuild the Outlook for Mac 2011 database to resolve problems
Method 2: Repair disk permissionsTo repair disk permissions, follow these steps.
Note Before you start, quit all open applications.