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Need to back up my inbox

I wanna back up my inbox & folders so I can format and re-install XP

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  • vickee1010 May 11, 2010

    What email program are you using?? Outlook? Netscape?,

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Hi,
your answer is listed here:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196492/

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In outlook, go to file/export. Select export to a file, make it a .pst file, include all the folders you want and make sure the include sub-folders item is checked. Save it where you want, copy it to a safe location. After re-install, set up your mailbox and then go to file/import and point it to your saved .pst file. Select everything you want imported. It takes a while, depending on the size and quantity of your mailbox items.

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How do I get my original inbox back?


You can use DBX Repair Kit. Outlook Express inbox.dbx repair tool fixing of DBX file corruption. DBX Repair Kit helps to repair DBX file of Outlook Express.

For more: http://www.dbx.repair/

Nov 02, 2015 | Microsoft Outlook Express

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How to Prevent your e-mail from a crash


If you're using Outlook Express for E-mail Program, you might need to take care it. If you don't you can't open your E-mail. Here are some tips to take care your E-mail.

1. Do not save your inbox mail in the inbox, make a need folder, then move some of your inbox mail to the new folder.
if you save all of your inbox mail in the inbox, your inbox folder will crash!

2. Make Sure you delete some of your inbox and outbox mail every week.

3. Make up each folder every month one time.

4. If you use Windows 98, 2000, ME and XP SP1, upgrade it to Windows XP SP2.

5. Always Backup your E-mail.

If your E-mail have a crash, Go to http://www.oehelp.com

on Aug 28, 2010 | Microsoft Outlook Express

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How to repair Outlook folders using the Inbox Repair Tool


Inbox repair tool(scanpst) is the best tool that can be used when you are finding any difficulties to connect your inbox folders or pst files or it is reporting that your Inbox folders or Outlook PST file may be damaged in Microsoft Office Outlook 2000 (or higher).Scanpst is a tiny tool installed by default when installing Microsoft Office 2000 or higher.

PST files or Personal Folder Files are used by Microsoft Outlook for storing Outlook data, including mailbox files, email folders, contacts or any other personal data related to Microsoft Outlook.

By default, Microsoft Outlook stored these PST files at the following location:

"C:Documents and Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook",

where USER_NAME is your Windows logon name.

The default PST filename for your active mailbox is Outlook.pst, while the archive file is stored as archive.pst.

"Before doing any types of repairing pls keep a back up of the pst files"

Using Inbox repairing tool

By default, Microsoft Outlook will install the Scanpst.exe file within your Program Files folder, in 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MSMAPI1033'.

If you can't find the Inbox Repair Tool, you can download it from here then copy it to the above folder.

Make sure Microsoft Outlook is not running when you try to run the Inbox Repair Tool. When starting it, you should see the following screen:

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If you get an error message like the following one:

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then make sure you copied the Scanpst.exe file to the right location. If you still have problems running it, then search your hard disk for a file named "CNFNOT32.EXE" then run it: it should unpack and copy the Scanpst.exe file to its default path ('C:\Program Files\Common Files\System\MSMAPI1033').

Once you started the Inbox Repair Tool, use the Browse button to select your personal PST file. Remember, its default location is "C:Documents and SettingsUSER_NAMELocal SettingsApplication

DataMicrosoftOutlook",(It can be vary depending on how where you configured the pst files). where USER_NAME is your Windows logon name. Then click on the Start button. When the scanning process is done, you should see a notification screen like the following one:


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Make sure you mark the checkbox for making a backup of the scanned file, then click on the "Repair" button. When this process is done, you should be able to properly start Outlook and use your recovered personal Outlook folders

on Mar 17, 2010 | Microsoft Outlook 2003 for PC

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I want two inboxs in outlook express 6


You cannot have 2 folders / inboxes with same name. But you can have may inbox folders if you want. Just give them different names. You can also create rules to automatically sort new mail into different inbox folders. The new inbox is created as a subfolder of yor current position. File, New, Folder Give it a name If you are already in the INBOX, new one will be a sub folder.

Mar 04, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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I have win 7 and win xp loaded on my lap..How can I delet xp now?


You need to check if there any Boot Information in partition that is used by WinXP. In this situation best way is to reinstall Win7, and format all your partitions as you want in Win7 installations process.

Apr 18, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Have been using Mozilla Thunderbidr for email. Have a new computer and have Mozilla Thunderbird seet up there - would like to be able to transfer old emails (kept for reference) to the new computer. Have...


Now-a-days the storage space of an email provider is so huge that you can access them using any PC with internet unless you have deleted from the server. If so transfer all emails to a separate HDD, load your new OS and transfer the data back......................sodeep

Sep 24, 2009 | Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

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Inbox filled


  1. click menu
  2. click messaging
  3. click delete by folder
  4. select the folders you want deleted
  5. click delete
  6. it might take a few min but u will recieve those messages

May 30, 2009 | Cell Phones

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Outlook express


hi,

Error 0x800c0133 when you are retrieving email with your Outlook Express (OE) is because of currupted Inbox file.
To remedy please follow these steps:
  1. Open OE, on the left pane, right click "Local Folders", select "New Folder...", specify a name for your new folder as "Temp".
  2. If you are still able to access "Inbox", move all mails in "Inbox" to the new "Temp" folder.
  3. Go to menu "Tools" -> "Options" -> "Maintenance" tab -> "Store Folder" button. It will show the location of your Inbox file, please remember this location.
  4. Close OE, go to the location mentioned above, delete the file "inbox.dbx".
  5. Restart OE, the "Inbox" folder should be auto recreated. Move back your mails to the new "Inbox", remove the "Temp" folder.
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Another solution
Error Number:0x800c0133


Error Number: 0x800C0133 = a corrupt Inbox.

Move any mail you wish to save to a local folder you create. Then:

Tools | Options | Maintenance | Store Folder will reveal the location of
your Outlook Express files. Press the Tab key to highlight the folder
location, then Ctrl+C. Close OE, then Start | Run | Ctrl+V will put the
location in the box - Click OK and you'll see the OE files. Otherwise, write
the location down and navigate to it in Windows Explorer.

In WinXP, Win2K & Win2K3 the OE user files (DBX and WAB) are by default
marked as hidden. To view these files in Windows Explorer, you must enable
Show Hidden Files and Folders under Start | Control Panel | Folder Options |
View.

With OE closed, find the DBX file for the folder in question {Inbox.dbx} and
delete it. A new one will be created automatically when you open OE.

General precautions for Outlook Express:

Do not archive mail in default OE folders. They will eventually become
corrupt. Create your own user defined folders for storing mail and move your
mail to them. Empty Deleted Items folder regularly. Keep user created
folders under 100MB, and Default folders as empty as is feasible.

After you are done, follow up by compacting your folders manually while
working *offline* and do it often.

Click on Outlook Express at the top of the folder tree so no folders are
open. Then: File | Work Offline (or double click Working Online in the
Status Bar). File | Folder | Compact all folders. Don't touch anything until
the compacting is completed.

Turn off e-mail scanning in your anti-virus program. It is a redundant layer
of protection that eats up CPUs and causes a multitude of problems such as
time-outs and account setting changes. Your up-to-date A/V program will
continue to protect you sufficiently. For more, see:
http://www.oehelp.com/OETips.aspx#3

In Tools | Options | Maintenance: Uncheck Compact messages in background and
leave it unchecked.

Apr 16, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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