Outlook Express 6. Cannot re-import Emails

  PhiltheFragger 07:07 30 Jun 03

Before reformatting Hdd, I exported all emails and folders to a folder in My Docs and then put the whole of my docs onto CD as a backup.

Now Having reinstalled XP I cannot get Outlook Express to import the info either from My Docs or CD even though I browse the correct path and you can see the folders and items if you open the relevant directory.

What am I missing?

  Lozzy 07:53 30 Jun 03

Instead of importing from the CD try Copy and Paste.

  PhiltheFragger 08:00 30 Jun 03

Would you do that individually or can you do the whole lot in one go.

Any idea why the import Wizard cant do it?


  AlanHo 08:03 30 Jun 03

You will probably get the answer here click here

  dth 10:58 30 Jun 03

If the email folders are on a CDR or CDRW they will be marked as 'read only'. Make a copy to your desktop and then select properties by right clicking with the mouse. Take the tick out of 'read only' and try again.

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