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Where are Outlook Express emails stored?

I have a computer (running ME) that has crashed, and I want to save the
emails (using DOS) before I reinstall Windows. Can anyone tell me the
location of the emails?

Also, if I reintstall ME on top of the existing installation, will the
existing emails be wiped?

Many thanks
--
Geoff


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Can I ask where you did the "search" looking fo *.pst files? I have archived
old emails and cannot find them.
Thanks,
Patrice

"GLS" wrote:

> It appears the motherboard on my PC has stopped working. The Hard Drive is
> ok. I have connected it to another PC. Are Outlook Express emails stored
> anywhere on the hard drive and if so, where? The emails from the computer
> that stopped working are vital to my home business and I need to try to
> recover them if at all possible. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you!

My PC will boot only is safe mode. When I open OE, it is empty (like new).
I want to copy my 'old' OE email msgs to a removable drive before I
re-install Windows (there are no good former restore points). Where exactly
on the hard drive are the OE email msgs stored?

I have bought a new computer which has Outlook 2007. My previous computer
uses Outlook 2003. I would like to keep and possibly 'transfer' the old
(stored) emails from my previous computer onto my new computer so that if
need be, I can view them again.

Where should I look in the 2003 version and which file should I copy?

I think I recall being told several years ago that Outlook stores Contacts
in a file ending with .pst but I am not sure about the extension of the file
which stores the emails. I do not necessarily want to replace my current
(Outlook 2007) emails and folders with the previous version, I simply want
to know that they are on my new computer and I can view them when I want
(when I learn how to)

TIA

I have bought a new computer which has Outlook 2007. My previous computer
uses Outlook 2003. I would like to keep and possibly 'transfer' the old
(stored) emails from my previous computer onto my new computer so that if
need be, I can view them again.

Where should I look in the 2003 version and which file should I copy?

I think I recall being told several years ago that Outlook stores Contacts
in a file ending with .pst but I am not sure about the extension of the file
which stores the emails. I do not necessarily want to replace my current
(Outlook 2007) emails and folders with the previous version, I simply want
to know that they are on my new computer and I can view them when I want
(when I learn how to)

TIA

I have bought a new computer which has Outlook 2007. My previous computer
uses Outlook 2003. I would like to keep and possibly 'transfer' the old
(stored) emails from my previous computer onto my new computer so that if
need be, I can view them again.

Where should I look in the 2003 version and which file should I copy?

I think I recall being told several years ago that Outlook stores Contacts
in a file ending with .pst but I am not sure about the extension of the file
which stores the emails. I do not necessarily want to replace my current
(Outlook 2007) emails and folders with the previous version, I simply want
to know that they are on my new computer and I can view them when I want
(when I learn how to)

TIA

Hi Friends,
I am new to Exchange server.I have a SBS 2003 with Exchange Server on it.I just want to know,where are all the emails stored that are sent and received through this exchange server and how can I retrieve them.Please help me.
Thanks
Mick

I need to define a lot of Outlook email accounts on a new pc. Hor do I do
that ? Where are the different accounts stored ?
--
janne

Where are Outlook 2007 business card templates stored? I have downloaded a
template and want to modify it but can't find it. Any help would be
appreciated!

I am recovering data post a crash and have managed to view the 'crashed'
drive using a second drive with identical operating system.
The only thing that appears to be wrong is that the boot sector is corrupt
(after the BIOS screen I get black with flashing cursor in the top left hand
corner).

The only things (critical data to be recovered before formatting) I can't
find on the crashed drive are the Outlook Express emails.
Does anyone know where (and how) Outlook Express saves these and how I can
transfer them to disk to be replaced post the format?

Of course I'd much prefer to simply repair the boot sector but the dos
chkdsk followed by fixdisk commands failed to do so. Dell helpline, funnily
enough, suggested formatting the drive and re-installing.

Any ideas?

Jack

Can someone suggest where in the registry I could find settings for
Outlook 2003 email options and fonts? I'm particularly interested in
the setting for "After moving or deleting an open item" and Message
Fonts. Thanks much.

When I receive a file attached to an e-mail in Outlook 2003 and open it,
invariably it tells me its in a directory named OLKE in Temporary Internet
Files in Local Settings in my user name directory in Documents and Settings
on Local Disk C: The only problem is, I can't access that directory using
Windows Explorer. I have turned off the "don't show hidden files" feature.
Where are these file attachments stored? I want to access some of them and
then save them to my Documents folder, but I can't find a Temporary Internet
Files folder on my drive or a subdirectory named OLKE. Help!
Thanks,
Dan Schultz

Recently I had to restore my Outlook program. When I went to look at my
inbox, addresses, and calendar evrything that was there prior to the reload
was gone. I have some backups but I have not figured out where the outlook
data is stored. Can anyone help me?
Thanks
Vic

How do I export outlook express email addresses to outlook. Everything I
have read says I cannot do it unless the programs are on the same computer.
There must be another way. I cannot believe Microsoft created such a problem.

Somehow I have changed the Default location of my Outlook Exp default Folder
from
C: to D: . Now when I go to the default Store Folder it located on D:
D&S ...
I want Outlook Exp to retund to the Default location Store on C: D&S...
But there are TWO Identities.
How to find out which one is a proper one for the Default location
of Outlook Express ... Maintenance Store Folder?
...........
One of them is more or less like this:
C:Documents & SettingsJRLocal SettingsApplication DataIdentities{FF
49[...]961F544}MicrosoftOutlook Express

TIA -
Jdr

Hi,

I have a huge mail store in Outlook Express on my home PC consisting of
years of kept and archived emails. I am seeking a way to access this
mailstore remotely.

I've searched the groups and all anyone ever replies to this sort of
question is to 'keep you email' on the server option, this is only
useful for new emails and not the way I want to operate anyway. I want
to access my outlook express emails away from home.

There seem to be a few options available, non of which seem easy. There
is running my own mail server, probably using IMAP, and converting all
my outlook express email to unix mbox and having to run a linux
emulator probably or an actual linux machine running one of these free
mail servers such as qmail and Courier Mail. This seems like a good
long term solution, but requires a huge learning cure to set-up up and
get started and a lot of time.

Is there no-one anywhere who has developed some kind of web server
providing webmail type access to an outlook express mail store so you
just have to log on to your home computer through the web server and
view the email? In this respect I would also be a little worried about
security, but it doesn't seem like anyone has done it anyway?

Am I just missing something simple or is there nothing out there to
enable me to do this easily, preferably running on Windows?

Thanks for any responses,
Zief

How do I export outlook express email addresses to outlook. Everything I
have read says I cannot do it unless the programs are on the same computer.
There must be another way. I cannot believe Microsoft created such a problem.

I have downloaded Microsoft Office 2003. When I go into my Outlook Express
email page I can write an email but I have no 'send' button showing on the
page so that I can get the email sent off. Where is it....or how can I find
it???

I have downloaded Microsoft Office 2003. When I go into my Outlook Express
email page I can write an email but I have no 'send' button showing on the
page so that I can get the email sent off. Where is it....or how can I find
it???

My old pc died but I got all my Outlook Express emails put on a back up file.
How do I convert the Outlook Express emails & contacts into my new pc's
Outlook 2007? I do not have Outlook Express on my new pc.

Is it possible to transfer outlook express emails to outlook?

Thanks.

For about a week now, the contents of my Outlook Express email folders have
been disappearing. The folders remain, empty. The Recycle Bin contains
folders with the same name as my email folders, but with a dot-Bak extension.
I am running XP SP 3. Is this due to a known virus?

i am a total novice and followed instructions to the letter about setting up
outlook express email using yahoo account and it keeps rejecting my password
with no explanation.

Is it possible to receive Outlook Express emails instead of Hotmail emails
when I open Microsoft Outlook 2003. If so how would I change it?

i am a total novice and followed instructions to the letter about setting up
outlook express email using yahoo account and it keeps rejecting my password
with no explanation.


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