Finding old E-mail

Question

how do I find my emails on an old (now slave) Hard drive

Answer

This question was answered on October 2, 2007. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

If you are using Outlook express,

First you need to be able to view hidden files, open up an explorer window and hit,

tools < folder options < click the view tab

scroll down and click the Show Hidden files and folders button, then hit apply and OK.

Your E-mail's will be located on your slave drive in

C:\Documents and Settings\User\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\{EE7E318A-AF74-428C-BBB4-6BAFCA60B431}\Microsoft\Outlook Express

copy all of the items in this folder and paste them into the same location on your master drive.

open Outlook Express and your emails will be there.

If you are using Outlook,

Make sure you turn on the view hidden files and folders option.

Your E-mail's will be located on your slave drive in C:\Documents and Settings\User\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

it will be a file called Outlook.

use the import email feature and direct it to this location and file name.

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Posted by Mike of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on October 2, 2007