Re: backing up outlook messages

Thanks Tippy.  That was the information I needed.  I hope you visit my web
site at blind-cat.com

Michael
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tippy" <tippy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2005 4:42 PM
Subject: Re: backing up outlook messages


> Michael,
> It may be a little longer process, but   You can use the import and export
> under the file menu on the tool bar when you have Out Look open. I use
cama
> seperated text files when asked how I want
> to save the address books and I use by name not first name, but by name (
> it's the fourth choice down in that combo box ). It's pretty easy to
follow
> as
> you go through the process, but if you need more help just let me know.
Hope
> this helps.
>   Tippy
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Michael McIntire" <blindcat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2005 2:33 PM
> Subject: Re: backing up outlook messages
>
>
> >    The e mail addresses are my only concern.  It sounds like I need to
> > relocate the folder, but I would need to know the steps to take.  I will
> > look for your previous messages, but I don't think I have them.
> >
> > Mac
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Yardbird" <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2005 2:10 PM
> > Subject: Re: backing up outlook messages
> >
> >
> >> Hi Michael.  I'm sorry, but I'd need to know how you backed up your
hard
> >> drive (that's what you mean, isn't it?).  Do you mean you manually
copied
> >> some or all of the folders to another medium, like floppies (this isn't
> > done
> >> very often for saving very much material anymore, as hard drives have
> > become
> >> so huge that not practical.  But you said "disk," so I'll presume you
> > meant
> >> one or three or twenty diskettes.  If not, tell me.
> >>
> >> My first question is, did you use some sort of automatic backup
program,
> > and
> >> discover that it balked when it got to the folders where you email
files
> > are
> >> and refused to copy them?  Or did you select various folders manually
and
> >> find that the email message folders refused to be selected and copied?
> >>
> >> Or, and this might be the real problem, which would be hard to guess
> > except
> >> that you said you're so new to this stuff:  Were you trying to figure
out
> >> how to simply back up Outlook Express or some other email client
> > (program)?
> >> That is a special procedure that others know how to do, but it's not a
> >> simple thing.
> >>
> >> What we were discussing here was simply identifying the folder where
your
> >> email messages are kept, a regular folder, and then copying it to
> > someplace
> >> like the flash memory sticks that many people have begun using for this
> >> purpose, which are small devices like .mp3 players but hold only data,
> >> not
> >> music, and plug into the USB port on your computer.
> >>
> >> This may help you restate your problem,  I hope.  But if it is this
idea,
> > of
> >> selected and copying folders and files, then you should read the
messages
> >> just before you saw mine.  It was about this very thing.  You simply
have
> > to
> >> know which folder your message files are in (there is an explanation a
> >> few
> >> messages back), and then you can select the folder and copy it
somewhere.
> >>
> >> Hope this begins to help.
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: "Michael McIntire" <blindcat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2005 11:51 AM
> >> Subject: Re: backing up outlook messages
> >>
> >>
> >>     Thank you Yardbird for your response.  I am a musician of 40 years
> >> and
> >> am quite computer illiterate, so please bare with me.  I recently
backed
> > up
> >> my computer to disk, but my e mail addresses in outlook wouldn't save.
> >>      Would you by chance know the reason for this?
> >>
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: "Yardbird" <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2005 1:20 PM
> >> Subject: Re: backing up outlook messages
> >>
> >>
> >> > hi.  what's your question?
> >> >
> >> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> > From: "Michael McIntire" <blindcat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2005 11:09 AM
> >> > Subject: Re: backing up outlook messages
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Hello.  I am blind cat.  I'm new to the list.  I have a question
about
> >> > saving my e mail addresses to disk.  I use outlook express.
> >> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> > From: "Yardbird" <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2005 1:03 PM
> >> > Subject: Re: backing up outlook messages
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > > May I add to Michael's message one suggestion:  You don't have to
be
> >> stuck
> >> > > with the long, complicated path to the folder where email stuff is
> > kept
> >> by
> >> > > default.  As he mentioned, the place where you can learn, and copy,
> > this
> >> > > path is an edit box.  Its purpose is to allow you to change it.  So
> > you
> >> > can
> >> > > type in something like c:\email and then press OK and whatever is
> >> > necessary
> >> > > to make the change take effect, and from then on, all your email
> >> > > files
> >> > will
> >> > > go to that location instead, and you know just how to find it.  Not
> >> > > to
> >> > > mention where to go to copy that folder and all its files to
another
> >> place
> >> > > for backup.
> >> > >
> >> > > I don't think this kind of thing is retroactive, though, and that
> > would
> >> > mean
> >> > > that the email saved prior to making such a change would remain in
> >> > > its
> >> > > default folder.  How to consolidate the old with the new properly,
I
> >> don't
> >> > > know, and hope someone can describe how to do in the most organized
> > and
> >> > safe
> >> > > manner.
> >> > >
> >> > > Maybe Vruce knows?  Bruce?  You there?  anybody else?
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> > > From: "Michael G." <commodore128@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> > > Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2005 9:10 AM
> >> > > Subject: Re: backing up outlook messages
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > Hi Sanjay,
> >> > >
> >> > > One way of doing this, and this happens to be my preferred method,
> >> > > is:
> >> > >
> >> > > 1.  Open Outlook Express
> >> > > 2.  Go to the menu bar, choose Tools.
> >> > > 3.  Choose Options
> >> > > 4.  Press CTRL+Tab until you hear Jaws say Maintenence Page.
> >> > > 5.  Tab over to the Store Folder button and press Enter.
> >> > > 6.  A dialogue box will appear.  Tab until you reach the edit box.
> > The
> >> > box
> >> > > will contain a path to where your emails and address book data is
> >> stored.
> >> > > Select and copy this path to your clipboard (CTRL+C).
> >> > > 6.  Press Escape a few times to get out of the Options screen.
> >> > > 7.  Now open Windows Explorer and Tab until you reach the Address
> >> > > bar.
> >> > > 8.  Paste the pathname you copied a moment ago (CTRL+V) and press
> > Enter.
> >> > > 9.  Now tab until your reach the list view.
> >> > > 10.  All your email and address book data should be displayed.
> >> > > Simply
> >> > copy
> >> > > everything in this folder and put it somewhere safe, preferably on
a
> > CDR
> >> > or
> >> > > some other external form of storage media.
> >> > > 11.  Whenever you need to restore your Outlook Express data, all
you
> >> have
> >> > to
> >> > > do is copy this information into the same folder.  It can bee a
> >> difficult
> >> > > path to remember so whenever you need the path again, simply  look
at
> >> the
> >> > > Store Folder again under Tools.
> >> > >
> >> > > If I get a chance a little bit later, I'll tell you how you can
> > simplify
> >> > > this process somewhat by using a Send To command.  But I'm out of
> >> > > time
> >> for
> >> > > right now.  Hoope this helps.
> >> > >
> >> > > Michael
> >> > >
> >> > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> > >   From: SANJAY TANNDON
> >> > >   To: accessindia@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> > >   Cc: Sanjay Tandon
> >> > >   Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2005 2:19 AM
> >> > >   Subject: backing up outlook messages
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >   Hi all,
> >> > >
> >> > >   I need to take a back up of my address book and messages in the
> > inbox
> >> > and
> >> > > other folders in outlook express including deleted  items folder
and
> >> > > transfer them to another computer. Is it possible? If yes, how can
I
> > do
> >> > it.
> >> > >   I am using outlook express 6 and using windows xp pro sp2.
> >> > >
> >> > >   Thanks,
> >> > >
> >> > >   Sanjay Tandon
> >> > >   B - 17, First Floor Front,
> >> > >   Greater Kailash Enclave - II,
> >> > >   New Delhi - 110048
> >> > >   Mobile: 9810266236
> >> > >   Tel. No. 41636389, 29224093
> >> > >   Email: sanjtan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> > >   sanjtan@xxxxxxxxx
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> >
> >>
>
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