View Full Version : Backing up Outlook express message error

06-12-2003, 08:52 AM
I use Outlook Express 6. When ever I tried to backup(export) my messages I alway get this error " the export could not be performed,an error occurred while initializing MAPI" and it close down.

What are simple step to fix this error .

Jen C
06-12-2003, 09:41 AM
When you try to export your messages in Outlook Express, it will only export them to Microsoft Outlook (full version that comes with MS Office) or Microsoft Exchange. Do you have any of these programs installed?

Jen C
06-12-2003, 09:46 AM
Done a bit of searching, and here are some instructions on how to backup correctly your Outlook Express messages and data:

OLEXP: How to Back Up and Recover Outlook Express Data (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb%3Ben-us%3B270670)

Hope this helps. :)

06-12-2003, 07:30 PM
Thank you jen C, I have Office XP Install with latest service pack.