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Saving Emails

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#1 Nita


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Posted 16 February 2007 - 02:18 PM

I am hoping to get a new computer shortly with windows XP. I am backing up my stuff on to an external hard drive but am wondering how to save my emails in outlook express.At present I am using windows 98SE.

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#2 buddy215


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Posted 16 February 2007 - 02:37 PM

I have tried this and works like a charm.
If your Outlook Express folders are getting pretty full. Here is how you can empty the folders while saving the valuable message:

1. Run Outlook Express
2. Select the folder you want to save.
3. Click Create Mail and enter a name for your backup in the Subject line.
4. Drag all the messages you want to save from the selected folder into the new mail message.

Note: You can use Ctrl + A to select all the messages. Dragging the messages to the new mail message will attach all the files to the new message.

5. Choose File/Save As
6. Locate a folder for your file and click Save.

* Now, you can double-click your new file to read any of the saved messages.

Once you have saved the messages you can put them on a floppy or CD.
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