Solved

retrieve old email in access

Posted on 2010-11-10
6
511 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
hi,

i loss all my emails from my inbox in outlook. i was setting up a mail to fax program so as i am able to send and receive faxes from my email. it asked me for the POP3 server setting, username and password. but when i logged on MS outllok all my email were gone... how can i retrieve my old email back.
0
Comment
Question by:YVF
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

by:
Radhakrishnan R earned 500 total points
ID: 34109358
Which account you are using in outlook POP3 or Exchange? which version of outlook?
If POP3 - your mails will be store in your local machine as pst...u can see that from the bydefault location if you have not changed the location, the location would be - C:\Documents and Settings\YOUR PROFILE\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
Here you will find the .pst file, After that Open your outlook and File-OPen-Outlook data file and select the pst path and open it...You can get all the mails if it is the proper pst which you used earlier.
If exchange configured in your machine - You have to configure your outlook profile once again,then automatically all the mails will be receive from your exchange server.
Fist try to access your web mail access ...https://mail.yourdomain.com/exchange

Hopes this help you to resolve the issue.
0
 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:ormerodrutter
ID: 34110234
Your emails should still be on the server (if you have setup your exchange account properly).

Just go to add your Exchange mailbox in Outlook and you should be fine. On the other hand, try to log onto OWA and see your emails there.

https://<server>/exchange should lead you to your mailbox on the server.
0
 

Author Comment

by:YVF
ID: 34110641
hi all,
i have tried to log onto OWC. i cant still find my emails.. i am using an exchange account. how to i go to configure outlook once again? i have tried delete the email account within outlook (tool>option>mail setup>email account> email> select my inbox> click on remove ) it didn't work...
0
MIM Survival Guide for Service Desk Managers

Major incidents can send mastered service desk processes into disorder. Systems and tools produce the data needed to resolve these incidents, but your challenge is getting that information to the right people fast. Check out the Survival Guide and begin bringing order to chaos.

 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:Radhakrishnan R
ID: 34110710
Close your outlook, go to control panel,Mail,E-Mail Accounts,Select your e-mail account and remove it, close all the tab, and follow the same procedure for creating new one.
0
 

Author Comment

by:YVF
ID: 34116626
Hi radhakrishnan2007:

i tried what you said but i end up getting this error

the default data file cannot be removed, because it is your default delivery location. after you have selected a different default delivery location, your current file can be removed.

what should i do? i tried to create a new exchange account as well, but am getting this error "you already have a microsoft exchange account setup. outlook supports ony one exchange account at a time."
0
 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:Radhakrishnan R
ID: 34118516
Ok..Again the same procedure, Control Panel,Mail,show Profiles, then delete your current profile, and again add an new profile, after that automatically your exchange server will configure the new profile for you if you configured properly the exchange server.
0

Featured Post

SuperAntiSpyware Licenses Discounted by 25% !

Exclusive offer to Experts Exchange Members!
Buy SuperAntiSpyware License(s) from us and save 25% on the regular purchase price.
- Includes Full SuperAntiSpyware Vendor Support Entitlements
- Your Subscription does not begin until you activate your license
- Buy for your friends

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Large Outlook files lead to various unwanted errors and corruption issues. Furthermore, large outlook files can also make Outlook take longer to start-up, search, navigate, and shut-down. So, In this article, i will discuss a method to make your Out…
Many people use more than one email account and so it becomes difficult for them to manage them when they use separate accounts,  so, in this article, I have shared an easy way to add Other Mail Accounts in your Google Inbox. It helps to combine all…
In this Micro Video tutorial you will learn the basics about Database Availability Groups and How to configure one using a live Exchange Server Environment. The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability grou…
The basic steps you have just learned will be implemented in this video. The basic steps are shown to configure an Exchange DAG in a live working Exchange Server Environment and manage the same (Exchange Server 2010 Software is used in a Windows Ser…

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question