In order to figure out how to back up your email you first have to figure out where it lives. It might be on your computer; it might be out on the internet.
Backing up or archiving portions of your email collected in Outlook is pretty easy with one basic concept: creating and opening your own PST files.
Moving Outlook Express folders from one machine to another isn’t obvious. Moving Outlook Express folders involves finding them, copying them, and importing them. And then there’s the address book.