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Old October 9th, 2006, 09:56 PM posted to microsoft.public.windows.inetexplorer.ie6_outlookexpress
Bruce Hagen
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Default Path to Messages

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 & Win2K03, 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
Icon | View, or in Windows Explorer | Tools | Folder Options | View.
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Bruce Hagen
MS-MVP Outlook Express
~IB-CA~

"rogeepete" wrote in message
...
I seem to have "lost" the last part of the path where I can find my
messages.
I start with C: Documents and Settings, roger,local settings, applications
data, etc....but I do not see \Microsoft\Outlook Express at the very end.
I
have used this complete path in the past to back up.

Thanks
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Roger


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