Help! How do I backup my emails in Outlook 2003

  Audio~~Chip 10:46 23 Feb 2011
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I urgently need to back up my Emails so I can reinstall my Vista. My emails are in Outlook 2003 and not outlook Express.

Help Please!

  Happy37 10:50 23 Feb 2011

Hi Audio~~Chip

Good morning - have a look at this link below. This is what I use with my emails in Outllok 2007.

Good luck - please let me know what you think.

click here

  rawprawn 10:59 23 Feb 2011

This is the best I know, I have used it for years.
click here

  Audio~~Chip 12:00 23 Feb 2011

You both sent me the link to the identical MS Tool for the job. Excellent !!!

Will this back-up all me emails so I can import them back when I have reinstalled my windows and set-up again.

I did try the Wizard in outlook and as a test try to import back the PST file which was 1GB just over in size and when I pointed it to the location it could not see the PST file on my Desktop. Why didn't the wizard work I wonder.

back to the Tool from Microsoft, will this backup my emails in outlook and also will they restore back and how please

  Chris the Ancient 17:12 23 Feb 2011

I've also saved that link for the next time I need it.

Thanks.

  Audio~~Chip 17:16 23 Feb 2011

The only think it doesn't tell you is How to import the data back into Outlook!

  rawprawn 17:35 23 Feb 2011

Open Outlook> File> Import/Export> Import from another program>Next Scroll down to Personal Folder File (.pst)>Browse for where you have backed up and import what you need.

  Audio~~Chip 19:09 23 Feb 2011

Very much appreciated !.

  Happy37 19:36 23 Feb 2011

thanks rawprawn

I have just finished using the Outlook Backup Tool to backup my emails to another location now, and the program works exactly as you've said.

Audio~~Chip

Hope this info is of some use to you - good luck!!!

Regards

Happy37

  rawprawn 20:09 23 Feb 2011

Glad you are both sorted, tick resolved?

  Audio~~Chip 22:12 23 Feb 2011

for reporting back, still not got the windows back yet, currently formatting.

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