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Old 03-01-2006, 03:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, Firstly I hope this is the right forum for my question.

The problem is I downloaded E-mails and my address book at work onto a CD but now when I try to open them on my new home PC I see they are all msg files. I had taken some of the E-mails and put them into personal files at work (pst files ?) as the Inbox was full and from there exported them to the CD; the E-mails in my Inbox and the address book (in V card format) I just exported direct to the CD.
Is there anyway to convert them back to their original format or at least to something i can open? I don't have MS Outlook or Word if that means anything. I've been looking for some freeware program to convert them put hgaven't found anything.
Any suggestions?
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Old 03-01-2006, 10:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Try download.openoffice.org. The software supports most software formats available today. I have no idea if it will support MS Mail files, its a long shot.
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Old 03-01-2006, 12:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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incredimail recognizes most formats and it is free.
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Hmmm thanks for the suggestions, tried both methods but no success.
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Old 03-02-2006, 05:46 AM   #5 (permalink)
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you exported them wrong, then, as incredimail or thunderbird will recognize everyhing
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