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by doubledee49441 / January 21, 2005 11:13 PM PST

If Outlook Express has been reinstalled on a different drive, can the messages saved prior be retrieved from the other drive?

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Yes...
by TONI H / January 21, 2005 11:20 PM PST
In reply to: Outlook Express

open the current OE program, click File, Import, Mail, Messages, OE, and then browse to the folder on the other drive where those messages are located and after making sure the folder is opened in the browse window, click OK........they will all show up in the current OE and be in the folders they were in before, even if they were manually created by you as they will be recreated in the current OE.

You can do the same for the address book if you saved that as well.

TONI

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How do you do the address book
by GadgetMonkey / August 10, 2006 7:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Yes...

I am in a similar situation but can't find the address book file. Where is it? Thanks.

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Where is Address Book
by kwkid / August 11, 2006 10:21 AM PDT

You can find the address book by going to:
Start
Search
Click All Files and Folders
Type *.wab
Click Search

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Im Agree with TONY..............
by Trance_Zac / August 10, 2006 8:20 AM PDT
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but why would you want OE on a seperate drive from your OS - since it is an integral part of XP.

You're making things extremely difficult on yourself for no apparent reason (???)

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Not on seperate drive
by GadgetMonkey / December 1, 2006 3:30 PM PST

I installed a blank, larger hard drive then installed the OS fresh on the drive. I need to get my emails off the old drive (which is operating as a slave) and put them onto the new drive which has become the system drive. I see what you mean making things difficult, but I am getting them off the old drive and putting them on the new drive.

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