How to backup and restore Outlook Express “Blocked Senders” list and other “Mail Rules”

When I recently tested Kapsersky Internt Secuirty 2008, it wiped out all mail rules in Outlook Express, replacing them with their two KL (Kaspersky Labs) rules for handling spam.

If you want to avoid the headaches of rolling things back to a previous restore point in order to retrieve your old mail rules, you can find a description of the necessary steps in Microsoft’s Knowledgebase at


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