Re: backing up outlook messages

  • From: "Michael McIntire" <blindcat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 13:51:20 -0600

    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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