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#1 Bastie

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Posted 17 February 2011 - 09:14 AM

For good reasons that I do not need to go into now, I have been SUCCESSFULLY backing up my emails daily from Outlook Express 6, with a batch file that, amongst others, contain the lines :
<<copy "C:\...\Outlook Express\today.dbx" C:\Data\_Mail\today>>
<<copy "C:\...\Outlook Express\folders.dbx" C:\Data\_Mail\today>>
In very recent times response to those lines has changed, so that \today\ no longer ends up containing just a copy of today.dbx and of folders.dbx, but ALSO newly created 11Kb dbx files for EVERY folder in \Outlook Express\. Why would this change have occurred, and more importantly, how can I get back to the state where only today.dbx and folders.dbx are copied ?

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#2 groovicus

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Posted 17 February 2011 - 02:03 PM

Have you updated anything?

My expectation of <<copy "C:\...\Outlook Express\folders.dbx" C:\Data\_Mail\today>> would be that it would copy all folders.




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