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Solved: Copy an Outlook email to another Outlook account

Q: Solved: Copy an Outlook email to another Outlook account

I have a Dell Dimension 4600 that has two hard drives. One contains Outlook email that used to be on MS Exchange. This account is not currently active. The other is my day to day hard drive with an active Outlook account. Both OS'es are Windows XP.

How can I copy an email that is on the old MS Exchange Outlook account to my current active Outlook account?

Thanks!

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A: Solved: Copy an Outlook email to another Outlook account

File > Save.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-copy-an-outlook-email-to-another-outlook-account.892114/
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Thank you in advance and I apologize if this should be in another section!!

Rudy
 

A:New (to me) laptop, need to copy harddrive

Immediately back up everything of value to a USB Flash Drive because your hard drive can crash at any second and recovery of info off of a crashed drive costs serious $.

Can you link us to this laptop? There are inexpensive ways to transfer/clone your hard drive.
 

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A:Solved: Computer doesn't recognize the network adapter

Whenever you install a new OS, always take note of the model of core system hardware like GPU, chipset, and ethernet/wifi (there are a few others that aren't as important, but nice to have updated) since those are critical to your computers core functionality.

However, a quick google search of your model yielded me with your PC's system specs. Your PC contains a Realtek RTL8201N ethernet adapter. So far I am unable to find a driver from Realtek itself and the HP driver is not Realtek, but instead nVidia nForce.

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I've been saving a lot of things to my Google Drive recently. I was wondering if it were possible for these files to have a mirrored copy saved to another location on my Hard Drive as well.

New files are being added to the Google Drive on a daily basis, so I doubt there would be a way to set this mirror to new files automatically. And this of course, is assuming that this is possible at all. Let me know if you would like me to elaborate or if this can or can't be done at your convenience.

Thanks,

Speck
 

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A:Windows 8 File Copy "Interrupted Action" Issue

I missed to say that there is an easier alternative method to copy files with properties is by creating image of the files need to be copied. For example, iso, daa , bin, etc.
Even if we use alternate methods, we need an easy solution to fix the main issue without any tools or software.
 

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A:Can I copy the hardrive from one laptop to another?

See this topic
 

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What is the total size of this hard drive, and its 4 partitions?
 

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A:File transfer/copy

Ouch; Especially for large transfers, file movement from media{a} -> media{b} use no intermediate cache or temp files. IMO, unless CHKDSK c: /F /R can fix the new drive, I think you're in deep dodo.
 

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Not quite understanding you. Are you wanting to keep all other parts and just upgrade mobo, ram and gpu?:

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A:Problem making adhoc HD connection to copy data

Nevermind. I plugged the two archive HD's into the mobo today and all is fine and copying perfectly.

Tom.
 

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I've had a similar issue before with a USB flash drive. The issue only occurred for me when reading data off it, but not when placing data on it. It almost seemed like it 'lost connection' with the computer somewhere along the way.

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I guess you could say...
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Does the laptop come w/ a program to customize keyboard settings? Maybe that a look at that. My Logitech keyboard came w/ a program called Setpoint which allows me to choose what email program to open when the button is pressed. I had an eMachine keyboard w/ an email button that opens up the default email program. So that's something else to check. Maybe the computer forgot what the default email program is.
 

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I think the lack of responses here may be the result of everyone else being confused as well.

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A:Hosting several sites on one account

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A:Problem solved: undervolted PS for modem

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A:Left click on Logitech wireless mouse stopped working (Solved)

Good stuff there J. I don't know anything about wireless mice but i am wondering if it "reset" itself. Just a thought and a small one at that.
 

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A:I wish to have an exact copy of the hard drive

If the internal drive is Western Digital you can use a free version of Acronis True Image (tho IMHO it's well worth the $50 for the full product)

You can also use freeware EASUS Disk Copy to create a full disk image copy.
 

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A:Email setup help needed, for iPod and PC!

Basicaly any email account with IMAP would be able to do that: Gmail, MobileMe & even Yahoo! offer such services.

Emails are available on all the machines using the IMAP account & even your replies are copied over to all the machines so you can still access them from another machine than the one where you wrote them from.
 

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does the windows cd have scratches, if it does that's your problem
 

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A:Cannot Copy some files to External HDD

Does the movie play on your desktop system which you converted to 1080P? Did you change the block size on the 160GB from 512 to 4096 when you had originally formatted it to handle larger media files.
 

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Obviously you did not build a Recovery Disc originally?

You can just order a Recovery Disc from HERE

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Which version of Windows are you running? And what exactly is the error message.

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You can try
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Hey thanks for posting this!
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Hi,

I think it depends. If you mean copy like drive imaging it or using Linux's DD command then yes it should become bootable. If you mean just dragging and dropping the contents then no it wouldn't automatically become bootable. Look for HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool and try 'make USB bootable' in Google.

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/activesync-outlook-and-exchange-server.124634/
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Microsoft's Windows XP Professional Repair Install step by step
http://www.windowsxpprofessional.windowsreinstall.com/sp2sp3installxpcdrepair/indexfullpage.htm

Microsoft's Windows XP Home Repair Install step by step
http://www.windowsxphome.windowsreinstall.com/sp2sp3installxpcdrepair/indexfullpage.htm

Vista Repair:
http://www.windowsreinstall.com/winvista/index.htm (index page)
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If they work on another computer, burn them to a disk to be sure they are saved.
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A:Getting cannot copy error when I try to copy files

Acronis will do it, and other copy programs might be able to do so.
 

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Thanks for the info

I stated similar fixes, and other common power up fixes here:Tutorial: No POST (Power On Self Test)
 

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You are a little vague on specifics.

Did you create a new Email account with Comcast during the install?

Are you trying to use that account or an 'old' account on another ISP?

Do you also use a router? Kind/type?
 

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If i'm not mistaken this will not solve your dilemna for a few reasons...
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It also holds the volume label for that specific drive as well which again isn't interchangeable.
If you copy an MBR from one drive to another you could render that drive inoperable.

Maybe someone else will check in with more info...

patio.
 

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A:Solved: Pressing key disconnects USB Lenovo 3000 N100 0689GRA

How many USB ports does that have? and what are connecting them. If you could also please look in your event viewer (Start>control panel>administrative tools>eventviewer, and check the "SYSTEM" area. double click any item in that list for a detailed description. You should see some errors.
 

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First question I have is, since you bought the PC, is this the first time you've tried burning CDs? If you have previously and then it stopped, that's a classic spyware symptom. If this is the first time you've tried, then there may be an installation problem with with the DVD drive, deviec driver or Neor burning program.

Please reply.

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I don't recieve any errors when I copy files from my laptop to my desktop over the network or via something like IRC.

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A:My computer freezes whenever I copy

Apparently my IDE controller has died, but only my C: drive is an IDE driveClick to expand...

So it hasn't died then

Confirm all your Computer's (or Motherboard's) drivers are up to date from your manufacture's support page.

Also do this:

Manual steps to run Chkdsk from My Computer or Windows Explorer

Open My Computer, and then right-click the hard disk that you want to check.
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? To run Chkdsk in read-only mode, click Start.
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The disk check could not be performed because the disk check utility needs exclusive access to some Windows files on the disk. These files can be accessed by restarting Windows. Do you want to schedule the disk check to occur the next time you restart the computer?Click to expand...

Click Yes to schedule the disk check, and then restart your computer to start the disk check.

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NAS devices (Network Attached Storage) just attach to your LAN using the File Sharing,
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1) Internet access to one of YOUR LAN drives is a big security hole, so that's not the
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2) depending upon the software you use to send/receive, sharing email files can easily corrupt them and you lose everything.

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I dont think just upgrading to service pack 3 would do any good.

May be you need some more luck there.

Hope you get the help you need

Regards
 

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CRACK THAT!

Anymore ideas?
 

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Well, first, this is just like the VCMS - it would only work if everyone in the world could be forced to throw away their old equipment and be given new (outrageously expensive) stuff.

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A:Images getting corrupted during copy process

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A:Have email access...but can't pull internet up on browser

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A:how to copy system files

You cannot install Windows XP on a USB hard drive.
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(I hope you have access to a computer with a CD burner.)

I've found this tool very helpful at identifying bad memory. It's positively identified bad ram 100% of the time for me. Download this and follow the instructions to burn it to a blank CD-R. Then boot from the CD-R on your suspect computer. Run the Extended Diagnostics for at least one complete cycle. (Usually if it doesn't detect RAM pattern errors on the first cycle then the RAM is good and there isn't much need to run additional cycles.)

http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp

Post the results here.
 

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Your DVD drive might be dead. Have you tried with a new one? They are relatively cheap these days.

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Running XP Pro. Computer reboots randomly. May be while using it or most often when idle. System Restore would not work until turned off and back on, but of course I lost all restore points.

Tried Spybot Seach&Destroy, Adware, ATF_Cleaner, AVG Anti-Spyware, SuperAntiSpyware, Panda Activescan. None found anything.

Attached is HJT log. I would really appreciate any help I can get.

Thanks
John
 

A:Solved: Random rebooting.

Hi john760 and welcome to techspot. =)

I've checked you HijackThis log and it appears to be mostly clean. Fix these entries though.

O9 - Extra button: Linked Images - {D8980DE8-9D4C-4fb0-8FB4-95B1FA4125AD} - C:\Program Files\IEimage\IEimage.htm
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Linked Ima&ges - {D8980DE8-9D4C-4fb0-8FB4-95B1FA4125AD} - C:\Program Files\IEimage\IEimage.htm
O16 - DPF: {DBA230D1-8467-4e69-987E-5FAE815A3B45} -

I noticed an entry:
O4 - Startup: restart_vs.lnk = F:\Viewsonic.exe

Do you recognise this file or process, and why is something running from F:\ ?
Let me know in your next reply.

Your problem could be non-malware related.


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My husbands aunt has dial up, we set her email account up but now several months later it is telling her that someone else has that account and she is unable to send email, this is the 2nd time this has happened. How can this be fixed so it doesn't happen again?
 

A:email conflict in msn

Hi Twinkletla1 and welcome to the TS Forum :wave:

You dont say what email provider you have, if its with an ISP or with one such as MSN hotmail, Your thread title mentions MSN so I'll hazard a guess that she either hasnt used in for more than once in 30 days and as such the account has been shut down, this is to prevent unused accounts cluttering up the MSN server and filling with junk mail.

To keep a hotmail account active you have to login regularly, about once a fortnight at least.

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I wonder if anyone can help. I have been receiving emails without any problems but when I try to open some of the attachments, all I get is a page of gobble-de-**** nonesense.

Someone suggested that I save these emails as a 'eml' insted of a 'txt'.

I have no idea what this means and even less of an idea of how to do it.

Can anyone help?....

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A:help with email attachment

What e-mail program are you using?
What are these attachments supposed to be? (You should never open an attachment with unknown contents!)
Who sent you these letters and what e-mail program did they use?
 

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A:How to copy protect DVD's

By anybody? You can use devices that burn a tiny laser hole... this enables them to be read, but not copied. But you then cannot copy them either.
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A:How to copy files from Compaq V3000 recovery partition?

use crap cleaner to remove bloatware and to repair registry among other things. Very good program.

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