Outlook succumbs to various errors and the data file cannot be accessed is one such problem. Generally, a corrupted Outlook profile triggers the Outlook data file cannot be accessed problem. To eliminate the error, you will need to take a few specific steps and some of those are given below.
1. Firstly, you must find the data file location. Go to the control panel, set the View by to Large icons, click Mail and then click Show profiles. Next, click Properties, select Data files and note the location of the Outlook data file that appears on the screen.
2. The next step is to create a new profile. Open Control Panel, click Mail, click Show Profiles, click Add and enter the name of the profile and click Ok. Follow the on-screen instructions to create a new Outlook profile.