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i changed my pc. is there any option to back the message rules, block sender list and digital signatures in outlook express.
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by:alainbryden
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There is a tool under Programs on the start menu called "Microsoft Office Tools > Save my settings wizard"

For all office programs, including Office Outlook Express, it will save all the settings you are able to save, so that's your best bet. You then use the same tool to restore the settings on your new computer.
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by:sherif60
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I am agetting only 4 options in microsoft office tools.
microsoft binder
photoeditor
ms shorcut bar
ms language settings

i could not find save my settings wizard

please advice
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by:nobus
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the easiest way is to backup the dbx files. just do a search for *.dbx and copy them to another location
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by:rindi
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What OS is on your old PC? If it is XP, open "Accessories", "System Tools", "Files and settings wizard". That will help you export your settings to a network drive or some other media, and the same option will help you import these back into your new PC.

With older OS's it is included in Office like has been said, but if you can't find it, you may first have to reinstall Office on the old PC.
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Hello,
the link below covers the following:

 Copy Mail Files to a Backup Folder
 Export the Address Book to a File
 Export the Mail Account to a File
 Export the Newsgroup Account to a File
 Importing Outlook Express data
 Import Messages from the Backup Folder
 Import the Address Book File
 Import the Mail Account File
 Import the Newsgroup Account File

 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/270670

Additionally, the link below covers the following:
Preserving Blocked Senders List and/or Other Mail Rules
 
 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/276511/

Hope that helped ;)
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