Backup messages in Outlook Express 5

I'm trying to backup all of my email messages that I have saved so I will still have them after I format and rebuild Win98 SE.  I successfully exported all of my addresses in my address book, but when I go to export my messages, it gives me this error:

The Export could not be performed.

An error occured while initializing MAPI.

Is there a way to fix this or get around it to back up all of my email messages?  I already updated my ver of Outlook Express and that didn't work. Thanks.
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Neo_mvpsConnect With a Mentor Commented:
The export routine will only export the messages over to Windows Messaging (old Exchange client) or Outlook 97/98/2000. (This method is not ideal.)

If you are looking for the best way to backup OE5 data see
Simply save and restore the content of your personal message store folder.

If you don't know its location, select Options -> Maintenance and click on the Store Folder button.

This folder contains some .dbx files. You just have to save and restore them.
Sorry, same answer than Neo_mvps, but I forgot the registry keys...
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