How to Export Microsoft® Outlook® Express Folders to a new machine
Ways to export Outlook Express Folders in a new machine.
Microsoft outlook express is an e-mail client introduced by the Microsoft corporation. The outlook express can support S/MIME-encrypted e-mails and TLS/SSL encryption. Microsoft Outlook Express can handle the basics of e-mail, including an address book, HTTP mail accounts, user created folders, message rules, and support for IMAP, POP3. In order to store the contact information it uses the Windows Address Book. It has the features of MIME, RTF and HTML and also includes dial-up support. This e-mail client is included with Microsoft Internet Explorer versions of 4.0 through 6.0. This is also bundled with many versions of Windows from Windows 98 to Windows Server 2003.
Following are the reasons and ways to export Microsoft Outlook Express Folders in a new machine and tips to solve the common issues:
- Reasons for exporting Microsoft Outlook Express Folders in a new machine
- Ways to export Microsoft Outlook Express Folders in a new machine
- Tips to solve the issues
Reasons for exporting Outlook Express Folders in a new machine
There are several reasons that lead you to transfer the outlook express folder into new machine. If you want to reinstall the Operating System, then you need to transfer Microsoft Outlook Express folders into new computer. If you want to migrate to a new computer then you need to transfer Microsoft Outlook Express folders to get its full functionality of it.
Ways to export Microsoft Outlook Express Folders in a new machine
In order to transfer Microsoft Outlook Express folders into new machine, first you need to export the outlook express files into external storage medium such as USB. Launch the Microsoft Outlook Express and select ‘tools’ and go to options and then choose ‘Maintenance’ tab and click on ‘Store folder’. After that a window would open, and click on ‘change’ button which helps to view the exact path. Then open windows explorer, and go to ‘Documents and settings’ and click on ‘identities folder. Then you would get the ‘Outlook Express’ folder. Copy this folder into a new location and insert the USB flash drive, and drag the new folder into USB. Insert this USB into new machine import all the Outlook Express files using ‘import’ functionality.
If the software is corrupted then it would cause the issues while transferring Microsoft Outlook Express files. Also you need to ensure that the external storage medium is free from the virus and there is no damage. You could copy the entire contents of that directory to a floppy, CD-ROM etc. In order to solve the registry issue you could use Regcure, and RegFix which are the registry cleaner software.
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