outlook express

  russ-rich 16:47 22 Jun 2007

I need to copy a whole bunch of emails currently in my outlook express file on to a memory stick.

I seem to be able to do them individually by 'highlighting the email, file, then save as' but when I highlight more than one message the 'save as' is no longer available.

Any ideas??


  ICF 17:05 22 Jun 2007

From within Oulook Express click on tools,options,maintenance,store folder this will give you your location of your email folders. Copy and paste this into the address bar of internet explorer and you can then save your files to the memory stick.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:07 22 Jun 2007

Copy Mail Files to a Backup Folder

To make a backup copy of your Outlook Express e-mail message files:

1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
2. On the Maintenance tab, click Store Folder.
3. Select the folder location, and then press CTRL+C to copy the location.
4. Click Cancel, and then click Cancel again to close the dialog box.
5. Click Start, and then click Run.
6. In the Open box, press CTRL+V, and then click OK.
7. On the Edit menu, click Select All.
8. On the Edit menu, click Copy, and then close the window.
9. Right-click any empty space on your memory stick, click New, and then click Folder.
10. Type mail backup for the folder name, and then press ENTER.
11. Double-click the Mail Backup folder to open it.
12. On the Edit menu, click Paste.
13. Close the Mail Backup window.

  russ-rich 17:14 22 Jun 2007

many thanks ICF and Fruit Bat for your help

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