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Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by ecb50, Dec 14, 2011.

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  1. ecb50

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    If I reformat my hard drive will I lose the info in my e-mail folders saved?
     
  2. cwwozniak

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    Hi ecb50, and welcome to TSG.

    If the "Saved" folder is on your computer's hard drive, then it and all other contents of the drive will be deleted when you reformat the drive.

    If you are using a web based email service or an IMAP mail server running on another system, with the "Saved" folder on the server, the contents should still be there when you reformat the drive on your computer.
     
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    Agree with the above answer..
     
  4. ecb50

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    These are e-mails that I saved I think they are in my ISP 's folders saved. I thought they would still be there but I wanted to make sure. Thanks guys
     
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    You may want to make very sure that they are on your ISP's server.

    If you are using a web browser interface to the e-mail account, then all of the e-mails are most likely on the server.

    If you are using e-mail client software set to use an IMAP (not POP3) interface, the saved e-mails can be on the server or on your computer. You need to check the properties of the folder to determine the location.
     
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