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All my saved emails and phone book on Outlook Express archieved.

I was adding another email account to Outlook Express and I inadvertently wrote over my existing accounts. My original ones were put in the recycle bin. I did something else to them and they ended up being archieved. The icon has a red letter A on it. Does anyone know how to get them back? Right now, I have saved them in "My Documents". I will need step by step instructions as I am not real computer savey. Thanks

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When u say original accounts you mean one account or multiple accounts...

if it is one account and you say it has been archived then no problems... just create a new identity and import the messages using the File - Import - Messages command

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