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Outlook Express Emails

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by bhath19, May 8, 2003.

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  1. bhath19

    bhath19 Thread Starter

    Apr 23, 2003
    I just recently added a second, larger Hard Drive and didn't format the old one I had in here before so I could attach it later and pull the old files off onto the new one and then format it. Is there anyway to find the old emails in the Inbox, etc. from the older drive?
  2. websurfer


    Jun 24, 2002
    You would have to get in Outlook and save them, then import them onto your new drive.
  3. jbcalg


    Oct 29, 2001
    or if you use Outlook Express, try this site:

    you can also save the settings, account info, etc with dbbackup linked on the site

    if it's a different email client - post the info so you get specific help
  4. plejon


    Jul 26, 2001
    All folders in OE are stored in DBX files: inbox.dbx, sent items.dbx, ... If all else fails, you could tried copying your old DBX files to your new drive. Be carefull though, your current inbox and the messages in it will be overwritten !
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