How exactly are you trying to restore?
Are you just copying the files?
Or are you trying to use the Windows restore utility?
Let me know exactly what process you are following.
You appear to be offline.
In the mean time I will switch this to a Q&A format question so you can come back to it at any time. I will also be notified when you make a posting.
Thanks for the information.
This is all about Microsoft Outlook 2010, Business Contact Manager
Within this program you have the tools to "back-up data" and restore that back-up.
I have just bought a new comp. also with Outlook 2010.
Trying to transfer my data from one to the other.
I am using the back up tools with Outlook.
When I try and "restore" to the new comp. Outlook, I get this "you are not the owner of this data, cannot restore! Thats on my new Dell!! Windows 7
Tried to restore this same file on my laptop, also Windows 7---No Problem!!
I am now suspect this issue is Window's 7 related. Something perhaps in a security setting.
When I try and restore this BCM back-up file on my laptop, also Windows 7, it restores successfully!
When I try to restore this same file in my new PC, Window's 7, it denies the action with a "you do not own this data base, cannot restore" message.
Wow! Ice storm. Glad I don't live in Connecticut.
No on the restoration utility, not sure what that is.
Come back to me when you can
With Outlook 2010, Business Contact Mgr., (BCM), on my old computer PC that has Windows Vista, I ran a backup that put all my BCM contact information in a file labeled
MSSmallbusiness. This file was put on an external drive I use to back up my files.
Then, on my new Dell PC, Windows 7, I went into Outlook 2010, BCM, and ran a restore program that is suppossed to put that same data into the Outllook BCM.
When I try and run this restore program, it trys to run for a few seconds, then comes back with this message: "Cannot restore because you are not the owner of this file."
When I try and run that same restore data file on my laptop also with Windows 7,
It restores successfully!
There are three computers in play here, not to confuse you.
My old PC, Windows Vista, My new Dell PC, Windows 7 and my laptop, Windows 7.
The fact that I can successfully run this restore programm on my laptop makes me believe it is a security issue on my new Dell PC.
One more item of consequence.
The Outlook 2010 in my new Del has in it a sample data file in Business Contact Manager.
I backed up that file the exact same way I backed up MSSmallbusiness. It was called MSSamplebusiness. When I tried to restore that file back into OutLook 2010, BCM, it restored successfully!
Cancel all help.
I have now successfully restored my data base to outlook bcm!!!!
Good luck with your power outage
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