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Why the program should be registered?


ABF Outlook Express Backup is distributed on a Try Before You Buy (shareware) basis. It means that you can download and try free trial version of the program. Trial version has some restrictions. If you like the program and decide to keep it, you will need to purchase a registration key. All limitations will be removed as soon as you register your copy of ABF Outlook Express Backup.



Trial restrictions


The evaluation (trial) version

will only work for 30 days after the first install;
will allow you to restore your messages only;
will not allow you to create self extracting backup files;
will show a trial reminder (Figure 2) on the program startup.



Figure 2: Trial reminder.



How to register?


At first, you should obtain a registration key. You can purchase it on-line either by credit card, bank transfer or check. Ordering by Phone, FAX, and postal mail is also available. Please visit the registration page ( and purchase the program. It costs only USD 29.95 for the single license. There are some sale propositions for multi-licenses and bundles with other our software products. 


Note: The price can be changed in future.



After purchasing you will receive an e-mail with registration key and instructions.


To register the program click on the Register item in the main menu or Register button in the About dialog. A key input form will appear (Figure 3).



Figure 3: Registration key input form.


Use the clipboard to copy (Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the key or type it manually. Press OK button.


At last, restart ABF Outlook Express Backup. If all steps are done right, the trial reminder (Figure 2) will not appear anymore, all trial restrictions will be removed and the registration information will be shown in the About dialog (Figure 4).



Figure 4: Registration information in the About dialog.


ABF Outlook Express Backup is product of ABF software, Inc.

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