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by ackmondual / December 2, 2005 7:08 AM PST In reply to: My unsuccessful method of retrieval It sounds like you're burning the emails just fine. You can determine this by opening Outlook and clicking on Help > About Microsoft Outlook. I have 2 drives and I save to the> 2nd drive. Make a new folder under the current user's Documents, such as Documents\Oldmail.

Open the Microsoft folder that appears, next open the Outlook Express folder that appears. Keep in mind that if you overwrite your existing PST file with your backup PST file, any new data since the time of the backup will be deleted. Harold Staff (2000-09-08 in misc) mentioned that SaveCopyAs added to important Excel workbooks prevents someone from saving with Word and messing up because the command will not function in Word therefore I know I could save them in My Documents and put them on cd easily from here but it's difficult to transfer them to My Documents, it seems I have to

How To Take Backup Of Outlook Express In Windows Xp

Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Internet & Networking > Web & Email > Computer problem? No problem at all to copy the contents of what I use myself to the forum.Hope this helps.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - e-mail backing up to cd Firefox:, backup your profile directory. Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

For example, there will exist an Inbox.dbx, an Outbox.dbx, a Contacts.dbx and a variety of others including any new folders that you have created using Outlook Express (if you created a Also, is there a way to save my contacts too?Thanks Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Way to save contacts from Outlook Express... All the drives are the same size so if you buy a 8 GB hard drive it will be less intricate and less prone to errors than 17 GB drive, get How To Save Outlook Express Emails To Flash Drive Remember punched cards.

If different versions of OE are involved you should export your address book to a .CSV file and import that back in. Download and install the OE Backup program. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. MICROSOFT OUTLOOK EXPRESS BACKUP The following proceedures were tested on Microsoft® Outlook Express® 6.0.

If you are a business and you don’t have off-site backup and have a disaster that destroys your computer and data you can say good-bye to your business. How To Backup Outlook Express Contacts Allows you to copy files from disks with problems such as bad sectors, scratches or that just give errors when reading data. It's easier to click on a batchfile (or a shortcut to it in Start Programs or on the desktop) then doing it by the GUI. Call it Mail Backup.

How To Backup Outlook Express Emails To External Hard Drive

More Fun Stuff just for fun. Would also suggest exporting your both your favorites file and your cookies file (File, Export). How To Take Backup Of Outlook Express In Windows Xp These are the files that are opened with Excel starts and typically includes your personal.xls file. How To Backup Outlook Express 2007 For instance my Excel files are at least two levels down in my own folters, and my Outlook Express files are are in my own directories structures so I can just

There are three main reasons why you can get this message:- 1. I'm going to try the suggestion given in the next message, if I can, it sounds complicated.Chris. The table below lists key Outlook files that you may want to back up in addition to your Personal Folder(s). Once the Properties dialog box is displayed, click the "Advanced" button. How To Backup Outlook Express In Windows Xp

Don’t forget to locate and backup your Email. The author makes no guarantees that this proceedure will work on other versions. Disk Cleaner, Robert Moerland, Disk Cleaner allows you to easily clean up disk space that is used by temporary files like those in the system temporary folder, the Internet Explorer Cache Within the Winzip context menu you should see options to add to a zip file or add to Foldername.zip.

Do the same thing for any of the other folders you wish to save. Outlook Express Backup And Restore To import your email accounts, go to Tools - Accounts and this time click the 'Import' button, browse to where you have them, click the file, the click 'Open' and all The backup has saved my butt several times.

Don’t ask for recovery of programs, a one byte error will render program worthless; whereas, 800 bytes missing/lost/damaged in a data file may be hardly noticeable.

Favorite Utilities To Disaster-Proof Your PC (PC World Picks), list includes FreeUndelete v1.0 Rescue files accidentally deleted from an NTFS file system. If you find something interesting right-click on it and open in Excel, then do a file, Save As giving it a distinctive name including the date such as Junk_7655D900_20040629.xls and you Quicken, backup the entire folder that contains qdata.QDF You should keep your data separate from the software. (also see stocks.htm page. Outlook Express Address Book Location I have saved a zipped and unzipped file so hopefully I won't lose anything.

Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. I've been to the microsoft support site you mention but am I right in thinking this only backs up on to my hard drive. Squashman, Nov 19, 2005 #2 janragan Thread Starter Joined: Jun 26, 2003 Messages: 266 Darn! Select which folder to backup (defaults to Inbox).

Go to Tools / Accounts. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Once you have the list of .dbx files, highlight one of them, hold down the shift key, and right click that file...you will now see that you have two options for If you have recent data that is not on the backup copy of your PST file and you don't want to loose the recent data, then you can use the "Import"

If you have data compression on that is another story, any loss there will destroy the files. Delete the file folders.nch from the Mail folder. This tutorial will also provide a means to easily restore you e-mail and contacts. when you access the backup email u burned on CDs, make sure your PC has OE installed on it.To change what programs are used to open up specific file types (identified

Still in left hand column double click the 'Local Settings' folder.