Why did you waste so much time?
This question answer have been posted countless times here.
You have a corrupt Outlook profile, probably from migrating your data file
Just create a new profile and migrate your data correctly.
Take a look at these pages for info on Outlook data backup or transfer:
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>I have wasted loads of time trying to solve this problem. Using
> Outlook 2003 on Windows XP Home Edition.
> I have two Personal Folders in my file list that I can't get rid of. I
> use a pst file and root folder called Davids Folders. I would like to
> get rid of all other folders in the Folder List.
> The two Personal Folders are exactly the same. Any changes to one is
> replicated in the other. They both belong to the original Outlook.pst
> file. I know this because if I remove the Outlook.pst file they both
> stop working.
> If I go to File > Data File Manager, I can only see one file, which is
> the one I have set up called Davids Folders. This is the default mail
> delivery file and it is working fine. I have closed all other data
> files from this window (inlcuding Personal Folders) and hence would
> expect them to have been removed from the folder list in Outlook.
> If I Right Click either of the Personal Folders > Close "Personal
> Folders". I get "The Operation Failed. An object could not be found."
> Any help would be most appreciated.