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recovering accounts and rules from another HDD?

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Win XP. with Outlook XP. I'm trying to recover my accounts and email rules from another HDD. I managed to get pts files. But i'm missing accounts and e-mail rules. Is that possibble?
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Check this

Ways to Back Up Outlook 2000 Data
http://office.microsoft.com/assistance/2000/olbackup.aspx

OL2002: How to Back Up, Restore, or Move Outlook Data
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=287070

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by:sunray_2003
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Outlook rules are stored as *.rwz.
Search for them and take a backup

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by:Gary Dewrell
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Hi highone2k,

You can use the XP Files and Settings Transfer Wizard. This will get your account settings and rules.
See here for details.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/deploy/mgrtfset.mspx

God Bless
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by:highone2k
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uhmm i've just formatted the old drive an hour ago.. so i don't need it anymore.. well but i'd could still accept answers :o
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by:Gary Dewrell
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That would be nice :)

Good luck and God Bless.
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all right i've still problems.. like yeah with *.pst files i can see all my emails and address book. But i can't send email from my address book.. ohh wait and i get user.wab file from old.. Now with these ingredients, could we solve my problem?
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