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Q: Outlook Express ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: Outlook Express
Category: Computers > Software
Asked by: michel123-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 23 Nov 2005 08:51 PST
Expires: 23 Dec 2005 08:51 PST
Question ID: 596726

I have 2 computers using outlook express. I need to copy all received
emails from a computer the other one, if possible by respecting the
folders (folders created are the same on each pc). Both pc use Windows
Xp, but are not physically connected.

I can't find where those emails are saved... How should I do it ?

Subject: Re: Outlook Express
Answered By: palitoy-ga on 23 Nov 2005 09:14 PST
Hello michel123-ga

Thank-you for your question.

The easiest solution for you is to backup your emails on one computer
and then import the emails on the other computer from the backup. 
Microsoft have an excellent guide as to how to do this on the
following page:;en-us;270670&spid=2578&sid=78

The procedure is rather long and appears quite complicated at first
but if you take things step by step nothing should go wrong.

Alternatively you can use one of the many free software solutions
(these require you to install a small piece of software first).  I
have linked to a couple of these below but I have no experience in
using either of these myself.

If you require any further assistance on this subject please do not
hesitate to ask for clarification.

Request for Answer Clarification by michel123-ga on 23 Nov 2005 09:32 PST
Hi Palitoy, 

Thanks for your very fast help. 

Concerning the "backup" solution, does it mean that it will be
possible to save the emails on a cd, and then copy the content of this
cd on the second computer ? If not, could you provide precise
procedure on how to import the emails once the backup is done.


Clarification of Answer by palitoy-ga on 23 Nov 2005 10:08 PST
Yes, you can simply copy the files/folders you backup in the procedure
detailed onto a CD and use the CD to move the emails to the new
computer.  If you copy the emails onto a CD you will also have a
permanent store of them.
Subject: Re: Outlook Express
From: elids-ga on 23 Nov 2005 11:12 PST
Since apparently you are new to this, when you copy or backup your
e-mails to that CD or DVD you can do the entire folder at once, no
need to do one e-mail at a time.

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