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Old 06-27-2003, 09:22 PM   #1
bigblue95
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Unhappy OE mail to Linux - need it back - help!


I hope someone can offer assistance to me. A friend reformatted my hard drive and did it at his house. He saved all my OE mail to a CD........ only thing is, he uses Linux and I don't. Now I can't get the mail back into my OE............. and I'm missing alot of mail! Is there help for me??????
Thanks in advance!!!!!!!!
 
Old 06-27-2003, 09:42 PM   #2
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i've spent time backing up and restoring people's
outlook express mail. they've changed the format
at least once. for a while it was text, then it was
binary database. the point it, you have to be using
the same version of OE, then copy the files over
the ones in windows, and make sure the files are
named the same.
 
Old 06-27-2003, 10:22 PM   #3
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This is not the only answer for you:
http://www.iopus.com/guides/oe-backup.htm
But when you have a MS problem, always use the MS Knowledge Base at http://www.microsoft.com/ under the support button top right of the page.
 
Old 06-27-2003, 11:28 PM   #4
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<gasp>
Sounds like a pro needs to do this for me! Looks like it's beyond my capabilities..........I was hoping for an easy, quick fix. Thanks for the help, tho!!!!!!!
 
Old 07-22-2003, 01:32 AM   #5
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Lightbulb Re:OE mail to Linux - need it back - help!

Try these links.

http://www.oehelp.com/OEBackup/Default.aspx (I use this one all the time. It works really well and it's free!)

http://www.outlook-express-backup.com/

http://www.amicgames.com/show.php?v=emailsaverxe

Hope this helps!

Keith
 
  


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