i think someone was asking how to recover lost e-mail. here's some info. ( got it from kim komando newsletter ): Open Outlook Express and click File>>Import>>Messages. Select Microsoft Outlook Express 4. Click Next. The files' location should be shown. Click Next and the files should be imported. If Windows cannot find the files, you'll have to track them down. You can do it. Just pretend you're trying to find a treasure, which you are! First, go to Windows Explorer. Click Tools>>Find>>Files or Folders. Click in the Name & Location box and enter "*.dbx" without the quotes. Look In should be C:\. Search for the dbx files, which are your Outlook Express files. They will be listed in the bottom portion of the Find window. Press Windows+D to go to the desktop (the Windows key is next to Ctrl on the bottom left). Right-click an unoccupied area and select New>>Folder. Name the new folder Mail. Place it on the desktop. Go back to the Find window and click the first .dbx file. Hold down the shift key and click the last one. All of the files should be highlighted. Press Ctrl+C to copy the files. Press Windows+D to return to the desktop. Double-click the Mail folder. Press Ctrl+V to paste the files into the Mail folder. If it asks if you want to override files, click Yes to All. Open Outlook Express and do the import process as before. But this time, click Browse. Click Desktop and find the Mail folder. Click Next and import the files. Anyone using Windows 98 should update to the latest version of Internet Explorer. Continuing to use the old editions is suicidal. You will certainly be attacked, if you have not been already. Running outdated software is very dangerous. To update, open Internet Explorer. Click Tools>>Windows Update. Let Microsoft scan your computer. Download everything under Critical Updates and Service Packs. And if you need help getting backup religion, click the link below. It's a free backup program for Outlook Express. http://www.oehelp.com/OEBackup/Default.aspx -- http://www.geocities.com/jamiesandhillcrane/ For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.