MICKY BOY 18:28 05 Jul 07

Hi All,

Have had a problem with XP tried a repair, no good. so wish to do a complete reinstall.
Have copied all my office files onto a external hard drive OK, but outook expresss has crashed after the repair. Can anybody tell me where to find my emails so I can back them up onto a CD.

Regards Mick

  SANTOS7 18:36 05 Jul 07

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.

  MICKY BOY 18:40 05 Jul 07

Thank you for your quick responce, but I cannot get into OE programe at all since the repair, so need to go into C;/ drive to obtain old emails.

Regards Mick

  SANTOS7 18:46 05 Jul 07

C/:-Documents and Settings-your username-Application Data-Identities

  MICKY BOY 18:49 05 Jul 07

Regards Mick

  postie24 18:50 05 Jul 07

Go to documents and settings/your name/local settings/application data/identities/microsoft,outlook

They are stored as dbx files

  postie24 18:51 05 Jul 07

Beat me to it SANTOS7

  SANTOS7 18:51 05 Jul 07

glad to help,Let us know how ya get on MICKY BOY...

  SANTOS7 18:52 05 Jul 07

been praktisin me tipin.. got a do spellin nekxed

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