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Outlook Express Backup How To


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#1 motoric

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Posted 14 May 2007 - 09:44 AM

I want to reinstall Windows Xp soon, as I got a virus and after cleaning the computer doesn't work as smooth as before. I gives some strange erros and sometimes it justs hangs up... I want to backup Outlook Express emails and settings before reinstall, and restore afterwards. Any help?
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#2 JohnWho

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Posted 14 May 2007 - 02:25 PM

Under "file", you'll see a choice "export"

and you can choose either your address book or your messages.

Save the files it creates to a CD or flash drive or external HD, etc.



Then, when you re-install Outlook Express, you'll be able to do the reverse:

under "file", you'll see a choice "import".


That's one way.


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#3 rajeshontheweb

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Posted 15 May 2007 - 05:32 AM

or if u are installing the same version of windows (i.e., XP) u could just goto the outlook express storage folder location and copy the dbx files to be found there, and while importing from ur fresh installation , browse the folder containing the dbx files...

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Posted 15 May 2007 - 12:50 PM

it's also very easy to do using the file and settings transfer wizard

http://www.iopus.com/guides/free-oe-backup.htm




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