Help With Folders in Outlook Express

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  1. WilliamP

    WilliamP Registered Member

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    I am a lover of FDISR and now I need some help. I have a secondary image and an Archive image. Now here is the problem. I was on the phone with my daughter trying to help her set up her Email. Somehow I wiped out my folders of saved Emails on my computer. Of course they are still on my secondary image. There is a lot of things on my primary image that I would lose if I updated the primary from the secondary. How can I get the folders back to the primary?
     
  2. Acadia

    Acadia Registered Member

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    If the material that you need to keep are documents, it would be a simple matter of saving them to another drive, usb key, or cd. Then after you update the Primary using the Secondary, bring them back. If the stuff that you need to save are programs, I'm afraid that they would have to be reinstalled.

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  3. carfal

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    WilliamP, this is an easily solved problem.

    Boot into your secondary snapshot and navigate to this location

    XP

    "C:\Documents and Settings\yourusername\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\{9DE504FE-06E4-445C-949D-A06658B585EF}\Microsoft\Outlook Express"

    The numbers within {} may be different on your system.

    Copy the "Outlook Express" folder to another drive (or USB stick)

    Boot back into the main snapshot and copy the email folder back to the exact location overwriting everything.



    Vista

    "C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Mail"

    Copy the "Windows Mail" folder to another drive (or USB stick)

    Boot back into the main snapshot and copy the email folder back to the exact location overwriting everything.



    Windows 7 (if using Windows Live Mail)

    "C:\Users\yourusername\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail"

    Copy the "Windows Live Mail" folder to another drive (or USB stick)

    Boot back into the main snapshot and copy the email folder back to the exact location overwriting everything.


    Emails recovered! :D

    PS Make sure your not running the respective Mail clients while your copying and pasting!
     
  4. WilliamP

    WilliamP Registered Member

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    Thank you for the help.
     
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