Will emails remain if I reinstall Win98?

By thedonk3
Jan 23, 2005
  1. Hello all,

    I have been asked by the boss to have a look at his home pc as it will only boot in safe mode (Windows 98). I thought the easiest way to sort it (he wants a new system in the next 2 months anyway) without losing everything through re-formatting would be to reinstall the os over the top of the existing install (this has worked ok for me in the past) - but the one area of concern is he wants to keep all his emails (on Outlook Express, although he does have Outlook installed!). If I re-install the OS will all the emails remain intact, or will they be overwritten?
    Any advice/suggestions would be greatly appreciated as I can't find a direct answer on the MS Knowledge Base.

  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

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