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Windows 7: Backing up mail

19 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Backing up mail

Have just started using Windows 7 and moved all my mail from Outlook Express into Windows Live Mail. I want to do a back-up to save all my mail folders, but cannot figure out where all the messages are stored? Also, where are my contacts stored?? Please help.

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19 Nov 2010   #2
Joan Archer

Windows 10 64bit/Windows 10 64bit

Hello Wendy welcome to the forum, see if this tutorial helps you do what you want with your mail.

Windows Live Mail - Export and Import Email Messages[2]=Programs Features
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20 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit

In WLM (2009/2010): Tools/Options/Advanced/Maintenance/Store Folder will give the path in Explorer.

Contact database in hidden files in appdata/local/Microsoft/Windows Live Contacts
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