GMail Backup 0.98

This is the pre-final release of the GMail Backup tool - the ultimate one-click solution for doing backups of your GMail account. This relase fixes many bugs (Thanks to: alessandro, Alex, smap and others). The most important bug fixed in this release can cause the lost of label assignment during backup and the inability to restore them later. It is recommended to update.

Download gmail-backup-0.98.exe


Bug reporting: Please use our forum for reporting bugs and wishes. Thanks!

Linux note: Under Linux you will need the wxPython ( packages installed. It also requires the ctypes module, it should be included in the Python 2.5 distribution. For earlier versions of Python you can find the package in the repositories of your distribution.

Thank your for testing and bug reporting

Your GMail Backup Team

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GMail Backup installtion problem on Vista

I downloaded the Gmail backup 0.98 file:


but installing it on a Vista Home Premium system triggers the error:

Error opening file for writing
C\Program Files\Gmailbackup\MSVCR71.dll

Only cancel does anything!

What does one do now...

Hi Patrick, I just tried to

Hi Patrick, I just tried to install the GMB 0.98 on Vista Home Premium and the installation process end up without problems.

Are you logged in as an admin on your computer?

Thanks, Filip

GMail Backup Installation

Yes, I am logged in as Administrator. I am glad it isn't a problem connected with Vista itself but I'd sure like to be able to use a good backup package for GMail... Have you any other ideas?

Many thanks for getting back so fast


Can you try it on some

Can you try it on some diffent computer? Can you send us an email with the screenshot of the problem? Thanks! Filip