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Old 03-27-2005, 09:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone, my uncle needs to format his computer to put on a fresh copy of windows xp but he needs all of his messages and adresses from outlook express. does anyone know how to save the messages and adresses or where they are located? im going to network his computer with another one to transfer all of with files.

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Old 03-27-2005, 11:48 AM   #2 (permalink)
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To make a backup copy of your Outlook Express e-mail message files:

1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
2. On the Maintenance tab, click Store Folder.
3. Select the folder location, and then press CTRL+C to copy the location.
4. Click Cancel, and then click Cancel again to close the dialog box.
5. Click Start, and then click Run.
6. In the Open box, press CTRL+V, and then click OK.
7. On the Edit menu, click Select All.
8. On the Edit menu, click Copy, and then close the window.
9. Right-click any empty space on your desktop, click New, and then click Folder.
10. Type mail backup for the folder name, and then press ENTER.
11. Double-click the Mail Backup folder to open it.
12. On the Edit menu, click Paste.
13. Close the Mail Backup window.


Export Your Outlook Express Address Book:

1. On the File menu, click Export, and then click Address Book.
2. Click Text File (Comma Separated Values), and then click Export.
3. Click Browse.
4. Locate the Mail Backup folder that you created.
5. In the File Name box, type address book backup, and then click Save.
6. Click Next.
7. Click to select the check boxes for the fields that you want to export, and then click Finish.
8. Click OK and then click Close.
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perfect thx a lot
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Old 03-27-2005, 07:28 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 03-28-2005, 12:14 PM   #5 (permalink)
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actually one last question....how do u get them back in???
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Export Your Outlook Express Address Book:

1. On the File menu, click Export, and then click Address Book.
2. Click Text File (Comma Separated Values), and then click Export.
3. Click Browse.
4. Locate the Mail Backup folder that you created.
5. In the File Name box, type address book backup, and then click Save.
6. Click Next.
7. Click to select the check boxes for the fields that you want to export, and then click Finish.
8. Click OK and then click Close.

He posted above.

Export = "to get back in"
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no i dont mean that, how do u get ur messages back into ur inbox so that u can open them up using outlook express
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