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Import big message file in Outlook 5.02

Posted on 2002-04-30
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I configured Outlook 5.02 on MacOS 9.1 and replaced the 'message' file in the Main User folder by a message file of 1.39 Gb (! yes, indeed: gigabytes!). Outlook won't recognize this file. It is also impossible to import it.
Given the size there is a lot of info in this file (all the messages I kept for years) that I don't want to lose.
Can anyone tell me how I get access to this file or how I can recover it? Tnx.
BTW: I have 250 Xtra points for a working solution.
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by:weed
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Where did this 1.3 gig file come from? A previous copy of Outlook?
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by:Zorro032798
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No, it was a 5.02 backup that I tried to reinstall after a crash.
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by:weed
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So, it did come from a previous copy of Outlook. You couldnt save the original file after the crash?
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by:Zorro032798
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no, this was a 2 weeks old copy of the original one.
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by:weed
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Well, my guess is that somehow in the backup the file got corrupted. Especially if you cant import it.
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So, there is no solution, I presume?
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Dont think so. You cant uncorrupt files.
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Tnx for the help, weed.
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