Accidently press compact email, how? Some of my email was lost, how to recover?

Here are the steps to recover:

  • Make sure Outlook Express is not running.
  • Open the Recycle Bin on your Windows Desktop.
  • Locate the “.bak” files corresponding to the Outlook Express folders you want to recover.
  • Note: The “.bak” file will be named like the folder in Outlook Express.
  • To restore a folder called “Archive”, look for “Archive.bak”, for example.
  • Click on the “.bak” file with the right mouse button.
  • Select Restore from the menu.
  • Open your Outlook Express store folder in Windows Explorer.

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