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Windows 7: Windows live files

14 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
Windows live files

Hi all!

Where are the "Windows Live" files stored in Windows 7 ?

The reason I ask is because my disc crashed. Windows 7 doesn't start any more and it is not repairable (I've tried for days now). However, I can read the contents of the disc by inserting the disc into another computer. I have been able to save almost all of my data with the exception of my e-mails. I use Windows Live and I use it in POP mode (unfortunately) so the mails are only stored in my computer an not on the server.

Grateful for any help.


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14 Jun 2011   #2

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1

Mine are stored in folders below C:\Users\keith\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail. They are eml files.

AppData is a hidden file so you may have to display hidden files.
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14 Jun 2011   #3

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1

Find them here.

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14 Jun 2011   #4

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I'm not sure how POP3 works but there is also the possibility that the last 30 days may be in the Bin folder on your e-mail server.
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