Help! How do I backup my emails in Outlook 2003

  Audio~~Chip 10:46 23 Feb 11

I urgently need to back up my Emails so I can reinstall my Vista. My emails are in Outlook 2003 and not outlook Express.

Help Please!

  Happy37 10:50 23 Feb 11

Hi Audio~~Chip

Good morning - have a look at this link below. This is what I use with my emails in Outllok 2007.

Good luck - please let me know what you think.

click here

  rawprawn 10:59 23 Feb 11

This is the best I know, I have used it for years.
click here

  Audio~~Chip 12:00 23 Feb 11

You both sent me the link to the identical MS Tool for the job. Excellent !!!

Will this back-up all me emails so I can import them back when I have reinstalled my windows and set-up again.

I did try the Wizard in outlook and as a test try to import back the PST file which was 1GB just over in size and when I pointed it to the location it could not see the PST file on my Desktop. Why didn't the wizard work I wonder.

back to the Tool from Microsoft, will this backup my emails in outlook and also will they restore back and how please

  Chris the Ancient 17:12 23 Feb 11

I've also saved that link for the next time I need it.


  Audio~~Chip 17:16 23 Feb 11

The only think it doesn't tell you is How to import the data back into Outlook!

  rawprawn 17:35 23 Feb 11

Open Outlook> File> Import/Export> Import from another program>Next Scroll down to Personal Folder File (.pst)>Browse for where you have backed up and import what you need.

  Audio~~Chip 19:09 23 Feb 11

Very much appreciated !.

  Happy37 19:36 23 Feb 11

thanks rawprawn

I have just finished using the Outlook Backup Tool to backup my emails to another location now, and the program works exactly as you've said.


Hope this info is of some use to you - good luck!!!



  rawprawn 20:09 23 Feb 11

Glad you are both sorted, tick resolved?

  Audio~~Chip 22:12 23 Feb 11

for reporting back, still not got the windows back yet, currently formatting.

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