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Can not export Windows Mail vista messages

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I'm in Windows Mail in Safe Mode but I can't set a directory to export the files to. I am able to export to Microsoft Outlook or Windows Exchange but I can not export to Windows Mail. The main problem is that I can not browse for an export folder. Every time I click on browse I can't see any folders.
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Why are you in Safe Mode?

Also, why are you trying to export from Windows Mail to Windows Mail? That sounds counterintuitive.
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I would like to backup the emails and then access them later after a restore of the computer
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Try using the method in this link for backing up the emails:
http://ist.mit.edu/services/software/windowsmail/vistaenterprise/backup

Be sure to backup your contacts too. If the Export doesn't work for contacts either, try this method:
http://email.about.com/od/windowsmailtips/ss/wt_contacts_bu.htm
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