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Outlook Express 6 on a W98 pc

I have a large number of SENT messages. Is there a way to determine exactly how many? And how much space they are taking up?

Is there away I can save selected messages on a diskette or a CD?


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In my email client

In reply to: Outlook Express 6 on a W98 pc

it tells me along the Status line at the bottom of the software window how many messages are in the opened folder. Have you tried that?

If I right click any individual post in a folder, I can choose "Save As", and save it to any location I want. If you have to do that individually for each message then obviously you would not want to burn, (copy), to a CD one at a time, so I suggest you create a temporary folder to store your saved emails in, then burn the whole lot to CD all at once.

I can't say this is what I have done because I haven't. I see emails as notes, and I rarely save any over a few months.


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Re: space occupied by email

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Do a search (in Windows Explorer or My Computer) for *.dbx in your Documents and Settings. Once you've found the folder they are in, set it to detail view, and you'll see the size of all OE folders conveniently displayed. Note it it might become smaller if you do a File>Compress in OE.


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