repairing IE loose archived messages and addresses

  Mat2 17:10 23 Sep 2005

Hi All

Just a little question for you.

Would repairing IE in windows 98se, loose archived messages and address book

As always any input great recieved.



  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:05 23 Sep 2005

It shouldn't do if all you do is a repair.

However it is always prudent to back up first

Back up and recover Outlook Express
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Search your old computer for files ending .dbx. These are your emails. There should be Inbox.dbx, Outbox.dbx, Drafts.dbx etc. There must also be Folders.dbx, this is the data telling OE how the emails are compressed. Save all these dbx files, then you can either import them into OE on your new computer, or overwrite the files of the same name in the new computer. Look for a file called (name).wab, this is your address book, and a folder called Favorites. Save these and either import or overwrite to transfer them.

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  Mat2 18:12 23 Sep 2005

Thanks Fruit Bat /\0/
The question comes from a person i am trying help, the question posted is exact what he said?

Maybe he got a bit confused with IE and OE. which i will ask him.

Thanks again for your help.

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