you don't need to reinstall it.rather repair it. for further information visit following Microsoft link
for the migration from OE to outlook or to drag address information to Outlook.....
you can search for *.wab file if you don't install outlook and keep it for further use. or
use "Import and Export" tool from Outlook. select import from another program and Outlook Express 4.x, 5.x, 6.x .
Natheer Sheriff (Akkaraipattu)
I am running Windows XP and have issues with Outlook Express. I decided I would use Outlook instead, and tried to import all the date from OE. Well that did not work, and I have now lost my address book!!! I do have another machine with it on.
I have now had a message when I try and run OE saying it is corrupted and I should reinstall.
So how do I do that, and keep all my emails?
Also what is the name of the address book file so I can get it off my other machine?
Many thanks for your help.