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cant find old messages

I had to reformat my C drive but before I did, I copied all of my old messages to a CD. I didnt export them. I went to the folder that they are stored in and copied them over to a CD. I had done this in the past and didnt have any problems with getting them back. But this time, Im having problems. I did copy them to the new folder that stores all of the old messages, bugt when I go to OE, they dont show up. Does anybody have any idea how I can get them back? Im runing XP home

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Delete. . .

the folders.dbx file. When you reopen OE it will create a new one and the messages should be listed.

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didnt work

Thats what I thought too. I even created a temp folder then looked to see if thats where it was stored and sure enough. So, I have all my old folders, and the temp folder all listed in the same place, but the old folders wont appear on the left side of my screen on OE6. I cant figure it out.

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