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Windows 7: BACK UP EMAILS RECEIVED IN WIN 7

25 Apr 2011   #1

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BACK UP EMAILS RECEIVED IN WIN 7

I have several emails in my received email file in Win 7 how do I copy them to my external drive from Win 7.
MS help desk did not have an answer other just copy them !!

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25 Apr 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Wilfj,

It depends on what email client program you are using. If you are using Windows Live Mail, then the tutorial below can help show you how to export (backup) your messages there.

Windows Live Mail - Export and Import Email Messages

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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26 Apr 2011   #3

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Gee.. thanks very much indeed. you should send this one to MS as the reply I received from their Help desk did'nt work ! I'm happy !!!
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26 Apr 2011   #4

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MS probably thought you meant you meant what you said.

Several emails - not an entire folder, there might be hundreds or thousands in a folder.

To back up just a few selected emails, you can indeed copy them

Open the email and click File>Save As.
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26 Apr 2011   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Glad we could help Wilfj.
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26 Apr 2011   #6

windows 7 home premium 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
MS probably thought you meant you meant what you said.

Several emails - not an entire folder, there might be hundreds or thousands in a folder.

To back up just a few selected emails, you can indeed copy them

Open the email and click File>Save As.
yes your correct ! To save just an email your instructions do work . Thanks
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