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retrieving old mail [message #440595] Fri, 07 November 2008 17:40 Go to next message
Desperado  is currently offline Desperado
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I recently had a new pc built, but my old one had outlook on, and e-mails i
desperately need to get back, but it turns out my old hard-drive has been
destroyed!!
how can i get back these mails?
help greatly appreciated thanks
Re: retrieving old mail [message #440598] Fri, 07 November 2008 17:56 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Mort[1]  is currently offline Mort[1]
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On Fri, 7 Nov 2008 14:40:04 -0800, desperado
<desperado@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>I recently had a new pc built, but my old one had outlook on, and e-mails i
>desperately need to get back, but it turns out my old hard-drive has been
>destroyed!!
>how can i get back these mails?

Maybe something here will help:

http://www.bloodyhell.com/index.php?option=com_content&t ask=view&id=20&Itemid=9

--
Mort D.



Re: retrieving old mail [message #440723] Sat, 08 November 2008 06:00 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Desperado  is currently offline Desperado
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"Mort" wrote:

> On Fri, 7 Nov 2008 14:40:04 -0800, desperado
> <desperado@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> >I recently had a new pc built, but my old one had outlook on, and e-mails i
> >desperately need to get back, but it turns out my old hard-drive has been
> >destroyed!!
> >how can i get back these mails?
>
> Maybe something here will help:
>
> http://www.bloodyhell.com/index.php?option=com_content&t ask=view&id=20&Itemid=9
>
> --
> Mort D.
>
Thanks Mort....still no joy though!
Re: retrieving old mail [message #440725] Sat, 08 November 2008 06:28 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Gordon  is currently offline Gordon
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"desperado" <desperado@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:AF274F9A-2784-4BAF-991F-41838B996566@microsoft.com...
>I recently had a new pc built, but my old one had outlook on, and e-mails i
> desperately need to get back, but it turns out my old hard-drive has been
> destroyed!!
> how can i get back these mails?
> help greatly appreciated thanks


Backups? You do HAVE backups?
Re: retrieving old mail [message #440731] Sat, 08 November 2008 07:15 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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On Sat, 8 Nov 2008 03:00:01 -0800, desperado
<desperado@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>
>
>"Mort" wrote:
>
>> On Fri, 7 Nov 2008 14:40:04 -0800, desperado
>> <desperado@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>>
>> >I recently had a new pc built, but my old one had outlook on, and e-mails i
>> >desperately need to get back, but it turns out my old hard-drive has been
>> >destroyed!!
>> >how can i get back these mails?
>>
>> Maybe something here will help:
>>
>> http://www.bloodyhell.com/index.php?option=com_content&t ask=view&id=20&Itemid=9
>>
>> --
>> Mort D.
>>
>Thanks Mort....still no joy though!

Then I guess you'll have to be satisfied to be "Up Sh** Creek without
a paddle"!

That's exactly where you are.

--
Mort D.
Re: retrieving old mail [message #440845] Sat, 08 November 2008 18:41 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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"Gordon" wrote:

> "desperado" <desperado@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:AF274F9A-2784-4BAF-991F-41838B996566@microsoft.com...
> >I recently had a new pc built, but my old one had outlook on, and e-mails i
> > desperately need to get back, but it turns out my old hard-drive has been
> > destroyed!!
> > how can i get back these mails?
> > help greatly appreciated thanks
>
>
> Backups? You do HAVE backups?
>
> i have back ups of everything else, but didn't realise i would need to retrieve mail from two years ago!! surely, these mails must be somewhere and available to find somewhere in cyberspace!!
Re: retrieving old mail [message #440847] Sat, 08 November 2008 18:55 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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On Sat, 8 Nov 2008 15:41:01 -0800, desperado
<desperado@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

> i have back ups of everything else, but didn't realise i would need to retrieve
> mail from two years ago!! surely, these mails must be somewhere and
>available to find somewhere in cyberspace!!

G O N E.

Give it up and go have a good drunk. You blew it bad.
Re: retrieving old mail [message #440920] Sun, 09 November 2008 02:28 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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"desperado" <desperado@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>
>
> "Gordon" wrote:
>
>> "desperado" <desperado@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:AF274F9A-2784-4BAF-991F-41838B996566@microsoft.com...
>> >I recently had a new pc built, but my old one had outlook on, and
>> >e-mails i
>> > desperately need to get back, but it turns out my old hard-drive has
>> > been
>> > destroyed!!
>> > how can i get back these mails?
>> > help greatly appreciated thanks
>>
>>
>> Backups? You do HAVE backups?
>>
>> i have back ups of everything else, but didn't realise i would need to
>> retrieve mail from two years ago!! surely, these mails must be somewhere
>> and available to find somewhere in cyberspace!!


Nope - not if you deleted them from the mail server.
Re: retrieving old mail [message #441107] Sun, 09 November 2008 20:00 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Desperado  is currently offline Desperado
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"Gordon" wrote:

> "desperado" <desperado@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:85EAD30E-CDD3-48B5-86F8-15B64A665C69@microsoft.com...
> >
> >
> > "Gordon" wrote:
> >
> >> "desperado" <desperado@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> news:AF274F9A-2784-4BAF-991F-41838B996566@microsoft.com...
> >> >I recently had a new pc built, but my old one had outlook on, and
> >> >e-mails i
> >> > desperately need to get back, but it turns out my old hard-drive has
> >> > been
> >> > destroyed!!
> >> > how can i get back these mails?
> >> > help greatly appreciated thanks
> >>
> >>
> >> Backups? You do HAVE backups?
> >>
> >> i have back ups of everything else, but didn't realise i would need to
> >> retrieve mail from two years ago!! surely, these mails must be somewhere
> >> and available to find somewhere in cyberspace!!
>
>
> Nope - not if you deleted them from the mail server.
>
> The mails were not deleted so must still be on server!
i am not sad enough to think drink would help either. get behind me satan!!!
Re: retrieving old mail [message #441129] Sun, 09 November 2008 21:04 Go to previous message
snidley  is currently offline snidley
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desperado <desperado@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>The mails were not deleted so must still be on server!

I would bet big money that they were. Outlook no doubt deleted them
when they were retrieved for reading.

You can prove that for yourself by accessing your email account via
the web. If the messages were not deleted, they will still be there.

Don't come back here whining if they are gone, asking us if there is
any way to get them back.
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