Outlook won't open, can't get scanpst to run

Microsoft Outlook 2007
July 27, 2010 at 11:11:05
Specs: Windows XP
Big problem with my outlook. When I try to open it i get the msg "Cannot start Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window. Set of folders cannot be opened. Errors have been detected in the file C:\....... Quit Outlook and use the Inbox repair tool(Scanpst)...."

When I use scanpst to fix the corrupted file it gets to 31% everytime(checking file consistency, phase 1 of 8) and comes up with an error message-"An unexpected error prevented access to this file. Use a disk checking program to check the disk, then try using 2007 Inbox Repair Tool again."

I've performed chkdsk multiple times and it seems to be fine. I've downloaded a third-party .pst program fixer that just times out in the middle of scanning the corrupted file. I've googled around for a few days with no luck so far.

I can't even access any part of my outlook, and I have many important emails on there I need for work. Any and all help is MUCH appreciated! Thanks

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July 28, 2010 at 13:02:04
Does anyone have any possible solution for me?

If anyone needs me to explain more or take screenshots or anything, i'm able. I just really need to access my inbox. Or if you need to direct me to a site with more outlook experts. Thanks.

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