How to backup Outlook Express email folders and settings

Discussion in 'Computer Forum' started by vlad_r, Feb 28, 2007.

  1. vlad_r

    vlad_r New Member

    I need to upgrade from Windows ME to Windows XP, anyone can please tell me how can I backup everything in Outlook Express for am easy restore after reinstalling Windows?
  2. nayanjyotis

    nayanjyotis Rock Star

    to take backup of outlook


    To backup all the messages and address book, you need to follow the following steps...

    1. search for inbox.dbx in C drive.
    2. open the folder where inbox.dbx is present
    3. take backup of all the dbx files.
    4. open your address book of outlook (tools-Address book)
    5. export your address book as WEB (File-export-Address book(WEB)) to desktop
    6. backup that exported address book

    7. install your new OS and outlook
    8. repeat step1 and 2
    9. copy all the dbx files in that folder
    10. open your address book of outlook (tools-Address book)
    11. Import your address book (backup address book) as WEB (File-Import-Address book(WEB))
    12. restart your outlook

    :beer: Cheerz
  3. vlad_r

    vlad_r New Member

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