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Can't find my e-mail

My daughter downloaded microsoft office on my pc and now outlook express is gone. instead i have microsoft office mail. i don't want office. how can i restore my mail in my inbox?

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  • iamboo Apr 24, 2009

    i am using windows vista home. i tried to restore to earlier dat, but it's still there. nothing changed because of some error.

  • iamboo Apr 24, 2009

    my daughter downloaded the microsoft office. she didn't set up the office mail. it asked if we wanted to upgrade. i said no. i guess it deleted outlook when this program was installed. i went to system restore and clicked on an earlier date(4 days earlier). i don't know how to format. i just chose an earlier date.



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Rule one: Get your mailbox always set up outside user profiles. (Documents and settings)
When asked to compress say no, before you backed up that directory. After compressing check all folders.
Everybody is at risk with reinstallling windows.
Recovery point made earlier does not make sense.
Get a nice USB stick to backup your mail.
Al those recovery utilities are not what you are looking for.
There is a product from India that does a lowlevel search for outlook files damaged. Takes a long and very partial result.
Now if you are lucky. Try to change your present default email folder under options to another one you might find with a good file search. Look for any .dbx files on your PC elsewhere (undamaged). Beware of dubious repair utilities (Back-up first)
No recovery point.

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/Since she installed office there is no recover solution and microsoft knows this nd this is why they tell us to back up you important files because it takes outlook express and totaly wipes it out otherwise they would conflict. If you have saved them on the server witch can be done they can be retrieved otherwise what will need to be done would to recover using the windows restore you can back this back to a date that she did not install it and chances are it will be there. I would need to know what operating system you got first to guide you on how this is to be done. Thanks

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    Grand Canyon Tech Apr 24, 2009

    okay the restore i am talking about brings u back a month of information that was good on the disk it goes by months depending how it was set prior. if you reformatted that type of restore your talking about having to go and have your hard disk fished for the information that can get costly some companies charge per MB but if you did not format you should still be great. let me know what you did exactly.

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    Grand Canyon Tech Apr 24, 2009

    Need a better rating then that please one notch at least thanks man



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Make sure you write down all your settings first, by clicking on tools, accts, mail tab, your email acct name, then properties over on the right

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