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Vista Mail Export errors

Q: Vista Mail Export errors

Hi Guys
I posted a few weeks ago about Vista's mail export, and several of you helped me - thank you!
I still have a strange problem though. I do export - to empty folder on desktop - winmail format - all folders and click OK. It does the export, and says completed.
And I do have MOST of my emails in the destination folder.
BUT, there's lots of errors - folders misnamed, sometimes one folder becomes two, with one having a (1) after its name, sometimes a sub-folder has disappeared, sometimes emails appear in a folder when they belong in a vanished sub-folder, sometimes sub-folders just disappear - not in the exported folder at all.
Any ideas whats going on?
This is win home premium.
Any help or tips gratefully received!
Trev in UK.

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A: Vista Mail Export errors

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Hi All,
Can anyone help me here please?
I'm still having loads of trouble exporting (i.e. backing up) my emails.
I make a empty folder, and do export selected mail folders to that empty desktop folder. The export says it was successful.
But the results are nonsense - somewhat related to what I exported, but with loads of errors.
Some folders are named incorrectly - like they have retained names that they had months ago, but not the current names as seen in Win Mail.
And most of the emails within them dont show the same date / time (in win explorer) as they do when I view the originals in Win Mail, certainly times are all screwed up.
Sometimes, some mails are just plain missing.
Does anybody have any idea what is happening, and if there is any way to make the export work correctly, this is driving me batty!!!
Thanks all!

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Hi Everyone
I hope somebody can help me here...
I want to backup my emails in Win Mail (Vista home premium) - all of them so theres hundreds of them in dozens of folders I have created.
So I go file - export - messages, select a format, select an EMPTY folder on my 1TB external drive, then try to export.
I either get an error message telling me that some files may be corrupt, or that the destination folder may be too small.
Or if I select just a tiny folder to export, it says export successful, but it only exports ONE email - the top one in the list I think?
I really dont think I have corrupted files here - any folder I select to export seems to have a problem...
Any ideas would be very welcome, as my motherboard is flakey, and I want to do the backup ASAP before it 'flakes' again!!!!
Thanks very much
Trev in Cambridge UK

A:Vista mail backup / export

Hello Teejay,

Double check using the steps in this tutorial instead to see if it may help.

Windows Mail - Messages

Hope this helps,

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I can send e-mail, but recipient never receives it. I get no error message, its like the e-mail goes through fine on my end.

Then I talk to the recipient and find out no matter who I send to, they don't get my E-mail. I can't even send mail to myself. I have multiple accounts in my house, its the same for all. I just noticed this a few days ago.

It seems to be a different problem from the other issued on this board because there is no error message, and the fixes (new port) didn't work.

Any suggestions? I can go on comcasts web mail and it sends fine and I can send from my iphone and laptop.


A:I can send e-mail, but recipiant never receives it. No Errors. Windows Vista Mail.

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I keep getting this error when sending/receiving email with Vista Mail?
Header download for the '[Gmail]' folder did not complete. Could not select '[Gmail]' on the IMAP server. You might try refreshing your folder list to synchronize with the IMAP server. Account: 'Gmail', Server: 'imap.gmail.com', Protocol: IMAP, Server Response: 'Unknown Mailbox: [Gmail] (Failure)', Port: 993, Secure(SSL): Yes, Error Number: 0x800CCCD2

A:Vista Mail contacts doesn't have the option to export "cell/mobile" phone field?

For your information it is NOT "Vista Mail" but "WINDOWS MAIL".
If you go searching you will need to use the correct term to find what you are looking for.

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I have an Windows (Vista) notebook with outlook 2007, and now I have an new notebook with Windows 8.1. Where I want to export my mail & contact to Windows live mail, how can I import this in WLM on my other notebook?

I already have configure my mail on WLM where I can receive and send messages. I tried something with the program Mailstore 8 but my mail is now on another computer.

I also find this link: how to export mail,calendar contact in outlook to windows live mail clientWith the "Outlook Conversion Application" solution but is this possible on different computers and has WLM an import function?

A:Export mail and contacts from Outlook 2007 to Windows live mail 2012?

Don I might be way off track here mate but was the Outlook account the same email address as you have set up in WLM?

Just a thought you might try adding an account to WLM using the old address and password. I did this with my old account from my service provider then went to a Hotmail account.
Now admittedly it was still within WLM but worth a try.

What I will do is try and add my work account (Outlook) to my WLM and see if it works.

PS It added the account but I have to get the POP and STMP settings right first.

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I'm trying to transfer my Windows Live Mail e-mail contacts to Hotmail. I've converted them all to a csv file (5.65kb). When I import them to Hotmail only the names get transferred.....not the e-mail addresses. Any ideas? Thanks

A:Export E-mail contacts from Windows Live Mail to Hotmail

Windows Live Mail is Hotmail, with a new look. So I am confused as to what you are trying to do.
It sounds like you created a whole new name for Windows Live Mail... you didn't need to do that.

If you just open Windows Live Mail and logon as the HotMail name you will see all of the contacts.

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clearlyclueless said:

I'm trying to transfer my Windows Live Mail e-mail contacts to Hotmail. I've converted them all to a csv file (5.65kb). When I import them to Hotmail only the names get transferred.....not the e-mail addresses. Any ideas? Thanks
Click to expand...

This thread was previously closed due to lack of answers, however I found a solution.

When importing a csv file into Hotmail, the email address field is expected as "E-mail Address" however in the csv file created by Windows Live Mail the email address field is "Email Address".

Note the missing hyphen. This means that the email address is not transferred over to Hotmail.

The solution is to edit the csv file using Notepad - simply add the hyphen to the top line of the csv file, save the file and import it into Hotmail.

If you have the same problem with other fields, a useful test to see what field names Hotmail expects is to export a contact from Hotmail and then inspect the csv file which is created using Notepad.

A:Export E-mail contacts from Windows Live Mail to Hotmail

Thanks for that, but tips and fixes not in reponse to any specific member should be posted here: http://forums.techguy.org/25-tech-tips-tricks/

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Can anyone help please? All addresses are in btyahoo webmail and I am now using Windows Mail for emails. How can I transfer the emails addresses from web mail to Windows MAil (the old Outlook Express)?

I have selected the addresses and clicked on Export/Import at top right of screen but nothing happened. I understand it should be in the CSV format not WAB as I used to export/import using XP. And ideas?

In the Windows Mail there is the import facility giving the options CSV etc but I can't get the export/import to do anything in the web mail.


A:Solved: Export Contacts List from Web Mail to Windows Mail

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I want to know if I can import/export my Vista Mail settings from my laptop to my desktop PC?

I'm not talking about the contacts which is easy but rather all of the blocked senders/domains lists and quite a few "rules" I've set up.

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I have a Mac with Catalina OS .
I tried to export my Photos file
When I exported I received the following error Exported with 248 errors ( and marked 248 photos) .

When I tried to extract any one of this photos I received the following error :
The export operation failed to create a file for the photo identified below
img6742.jpg. unknown error (-1)
I tried for five photos with the same result

I rebuild the photo library , but nothing changed .

Any idea ?

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My MacBook Air is holding my photos hostage! I cannot move them from ?Photos? to any other source. I?ve tried to export them to my external hard drive, I?ve tried to put them on my iPhoto stream, I?ve tried to upload them to Shutterfly, and even use them in Pages.
Every attempt results in the same Export Results: ?The export operation failed to create a file for the photo identified below: IMG ####.JPG Could not load image (1,019)?.

I need to move my photos to some external device every once in a while to make room on my computer for more...I will be devasted if I lose them!

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I just finished exporting my windows mail files into a folder I named Email and I notice that windows mail and the Email folder are not the same size. What can I do to correct this?

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i am using OS vista. i want to export massage from windows mail to Microsoft exchange or Microsoft outlook but massage cannot export. "an error occurred while initialzing MAPI" error display in screen .how to export my massage windows mail to Microsoft outlook? how to find or how to install Wm in outlook ?

A:Windows mail export

From here:

Both Outlook and OE/WM must be installed and functional on the machine being used to do the transfer. The import/export process both OE and WM use require some of Outlook's files in order to access a .PST file; likewise for Outlook which must use some of OE//WM's files to access messages in those stores (.DBX files for OE). The MAPI error you see means WM can't find the Outlook files it needs.Click to expand...

Also found a free OE (Outlook Express), backup program here: http://www.insideoe.com/backup/index.htm

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My cousin uses AOL (however, that doesn't make him a bad person!). He is going overseas and wants to get his recent mail and contacts etc. on a flash drive to take with him. Is there a way to do this? I am ignorant of AOL. Is there a source of info? thanks, Frank

A:export AOL mail files

I haven't used AOL in quite some time - but I found some of these links that could hopefully help.

This mentions transferring the data (e-mails) from computer to computer. It may apply to a a flash drive, too.

This one mentions contacts: http://help.aol.com/help/microsites/microsite.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=72576

Hope these help.

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Export Vista Windows Mail folders to Windows 10 Mail

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keep getting errors that \system32\lsass.exe terminated unexpectedlyand windows must shut down

A:LSA SHELL (export version) errors // windows shutdown

In this case, it sounds like a worm.

Please do the following:

* Click here to download HJTsetup.exe: http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/HJTSetup.exe
Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.

Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.

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I've exported my Windows Mail messages and contacts and saved them on an external hard drive, but I don't seem to be able to export and save my email folders. I found some instructions online but they're not working for me. I've held down Ctrl and selected all folders as instructed, but when I go to File>Export, all I get is messages and contacts...no option for saving my folders. The instructions show a button where you can click either all or selected folders but I don't see it. How do I export and save my folders?

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Hello all,

Im looking for help on how to export my groups from windows mail on a Vista computer to outlook express on a XP system. I exported my address book but that doesnt include the groups and manually dragging them onto the desktop then bringing it over doesnt work. Thanks in advance for your help!

A:Export Windows Mail Groups

This might helpful to u >>how to export a group contact from Windows Mail

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I have several categories in my contact list. I want to export one list from a category to Excel. Any way I can do this? I don't want the whole list of my contacts!

A:outlook express mail export

if not - you could export then all and then filter in excel or sort and delete all the unwanted entries

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This is my problem?

I want to reinstalling Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0 and before that needs save all my ?Contac? and all my saved ?Mail? inside folder and subfolder.

1.How I can do that? (Export contact and mail)
2.After reinstallation needs to import earlier mail and contact?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Miki Veliki

A:How to export mail and contact from Thunderbird 3.0?

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This is a question re a system running Vista, but I usually get better results here (posted on Vista forum and got no replies). I've exported my contacts and my messages and saved them to an external hard drive. My regular folders were imported (inbox, outbox, deleted files, etc.), but I have about 20 folders that I've created for messages, files etc. None of those folders were exported. I did an online search and found some instructions for exporting folders which said that there was an option to export all folders or selected folders. There is no such thing in Windows Mail, or if there is I'm unable to find it. Can someone tell me how I go about saving all my email folders in Windows Mail? Thanks.

A:Can't export folders in windows mail


>Disclaimer: I have not used Vista for many years, and I do not use any MS email client (Windows mail, WLM, Outlook, etc.)

We could probably better assist you if we knew a bit more about what you are trying to accomplish....
Are you trying to export from Windows mail into another email client?
Or are you just trying to back up your data (perhaps to an external USB hard drive)?
Something else?

Perhaps see if this has anything helpful:



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I've got an old PC running WinXP and I have always used OE 6 on it but I DO have Outlook 2007 loaded onto the same machine.

I want to migrate all my email and address book to my new machine running Win 7 Ultimate x64.

I know I can either IMPORT the emails with Outlook 2007 from OE... OR... I can EXPORT the emails using using OE 6.... correct ?

I read somewhere that if I used the Import function I woul dlose the date/time stamp on my old emails. Is that true ?

So... what is better ? To Import the OE emails thru Outlook and then back the pst up and move it to my new machine.... or us e the Export function on EO to try to export the email to Outlook ?

How about my address book ?

And once I get the email and addresses into Outlook 2007 on my old machine, should I use a Memory stick to move them to the new machine or try to use the Windows Easy Transfer and an easy transfer cable (which I already have) ?

Thanks for any advice.


A:Import or Export OE mail to Outlook ?


Just a quick fly by......

Some links below for you to peruse .

Migrate from Outlook Express or Windows (Live) Mail to Outlook | HowTo-Outlook

Importing and Exporting Address Books in MS Outlook 2007 | Information Technologies | University of Calgary

Copy Outlook Express address book contacts to Outlook - Outlook - Office.com

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I just got a new laptop .How do I transfer/copy/export my existing mail/inbox/sent/drafts (windows Live) to my new Laptop. My current laptop is XP & the new one is Windows 7 Home Premium.


A:export /import mail to new computer

I have not tried this myself yet

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I have a user who has been mandated to switch to our corporate Exchange server and Microsoft Oulook. I was able to convert the address book over with no problems, but I'm struggling with the mail. Is there a way to export messages from Thunderbird (1.0.5) to Outlook 2000? If not, we're going to have him upgraded to Outlook 2003 in the next week or so (hopefully), and I'm hoping it will make the transition that much easier.

From what I've read, Thunderbird doesn't have a true "export" function, that it leaves it up to the importing application. However, I have found no way to tell Outlook where to look for the mail files (which in Thunderbird have "no extension").

Any help? Thanks in advance.

A:How? Export Thunderbird Mail to Outlook

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I am using Windows Live mail in Windows 7. I want to reinstall Windows 7. Obviously I want to preserve all my contact e mail addresses. I have tried to export them to a memory stick which worked OK. Hoever, the addresses were save in Xcell form. I will not be installing Office this time because I only have version 2000, which does not run very well. How can I save in straightforward text form which is useable?

A:Windows live mail export

Hi andsome, I suggest getting a Windows Live ID by creating a Hotmail dot Com account, use it to sign in to Windows live Mail. Export your contacts in .csv format then import to new account. Now you will never lose them. If using other account/s, it/they can be added to WLM, use POP to access them if possible. You can delete the Hotmail account if you want.
P.S. I'm using WLM last release version of 2009, its far superior than the latest version. I have a copy if you want it.

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Hi, I'm looking to use command line commands to generate an Export of my current Windows Mail messages. I know that I can do this interactively, by selecting "Export" and then "Messages" and so on, but I want to do it via a script so that I can schedule it as a task and not have to remember to do it. In actual fact, I'm looking for some way to back up my e-mail contents, so it's possible that Export isn't even the right option. Regardless, I'm looking for a way to script the operation. Does anyone know how to do this?

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I also have same problem, please help.
Here's the problem: when I try to import the messages from the flash drive using File/Import/Messages, select "MS Windows Mail 7" format and navigate to the directory containing the .eml files, I get a "No items match your search" in the import browse window.
I did note that the export format option reads "MS Windows Mail" while the import format option reads "Windows Mail 7". Not sure if that's the issue.

I don't know where I am doing wrong. I checked your document also but I didn't get it. Please help.

A:Windows Mail Export/Import Problem

Hello Robin, and welcome to Vista Forums.

Importing the messages can be tricky. Copy the exported folder to your desktop instead, then try selecting the folder to importing them.

Depending on how many messages (.eml files) you have, you could also just drag and drop the .eml files into your Inbox in Windows Mail to add them back.

Hope this helps,

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Hi. I have an Acer Extensa 5220. I reformatted my comp today as the hard drive was almost full, but I made sure to back up all my emails. I use Windows Mail with several folders. I exported them all onto a hard drive in a folder with today's date. There were 5 inbox folders in all, 1 sent, and 1 draft. However when importing them back, one of the inbox folders has an error. It shows all the correct senders/time/date etc. but when I go into the content of the email, they all show the same content. Very grateful if anyone can advise if they have seen this issue before, and can possibly offer help or suggestions as there's some important emails I need to get back if at all possible. Thank you.

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In Gmail I noticed there is a nice feature whereby I can export a list of names and e-mail addresses of everyone to whom I've ever sent a message (not just My Contacts). Is it possible to do anything like this in Outlook 2007?

A:Export list of all e-mail addresses from Sent folder?

You can use a macro to loop through all the messages in your sent items folder and extract the info but this might not work since many people delete their sent items from time to time.


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Friend has been using MSN Explorer with Hotmail for 7 years on a now very old Dell Inspiron. Recently bought a Toshiba laptop (Vista OS, unfortunately). She wants to export e-mails in some local folders on the old (XP) laptop to her Windows Mail (WM) account on the Vista computer en mass.

We know we can forward every e-mail to her new account, but we're talking about 1,000+ e-mails. Many have attachments (pictures). Unfortunately, Hotmail saves all e-mails with the extension ".email". WM messages are saved with the extension ".eml", so it's not possible to import the messages directly into WM.

Does anyone know of a way to export a large number of e-mails from MSN Explorer in the ".email" format so they can easily be imported into WM?

A:Export MSN Explorer e-mails to Windows Mail

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I want to move some Window Mail emails between computers. I can export them fine selecting "MS Windows Mail" format and they are saved to the destination directory with what appear to be hexadecimal file names with .eml extension. If I move the files to the other PC on a flash drive and click on one of them, it opens perfectly in Windows Mail.

Here's the problem: when I try to import the messages from the flash drive using File/Import/Messages, select "MS Windows Mail 7" format or "MS Outlook Express 6" options, and navigate to the directory containing the .eml files, I get a "No items match your search" in the import browse window. I've tried the MS Exchange and MS Outlook format options, but they error out.

I did note that the export format option reads "MS Windows Mail" while the import format option reads "Windows Mail 7". Not sure if that's the issue.

Anyone have any ideas why the import function can't see the .eml files?


A:Windows Mail Export/Import Problem

Hello NuToVista,

This may be able to help you do this. Please post back with any questions you have about it.

Windows Mail - Messages

Hope this helps,

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I installed Windows Live Mail over an existing Windows Mail on my Vista laptop and that went fine and I was able to import the old contacts. But now I want to export those same contacts to Windows Live Mail on another (XP) laptop but I can't find a way to do it. There doesn't seem to be any way to transfer, save, or backup Windows Live Mail contacts. I was thinking I should be able to save the file then copy it over my network to the other computer but I can't find it. Anyone know how to do this?

A:Export Windows Live Mail contacts??

From the lack of responses I have to conclude that there really is no easy way to transfer Windows Live Mail address book contacts from one computer to another?? Hard to believe.....

I did find one way... convert the old addresses in from Win Mail to a vcard format. But those can only be imported one at a time. Not a good option.

There HAS to be a better way, I hope....

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Trying to export my email messages. When i get to the step where i get to "Browse" to where to export to
1) The browse button does not work
2) I cannot fill in the folder location - to outline where to export to
3) The next button is not selectable..

Consequently i can not move forward and can't perform an export.

I am running in Safe Mode, as i am trying to back up data, and email, before migrating to a new PC. Mail seems to work otherwise (although i am offline as in safe mode).

Any one else come across this or a similar problem.

Cheers Wobbly

A:Export Mail - issue with browse button

Windows Mail version is 6.

Alternatively is there a way of copying a single file (.pst ?). I am looking to migrate either to Win 7 or Win 8.1....

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I use Windows Live Mail on Vista operating system. I have a new blackberry and I need to import my address book. There are instructions on importing an outlook express acct, but not Live Mail. I really, really don't want to have to input each address into the phone separately, I have a LOT of contacts. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks.

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hi guys

how would one go about exporting outlook express 6 inbox outbox etc
to windows vista mail...is it easy?

any clue

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I am very pissed off riight now,

I backed my mother's stuff off to a thumb drive

BLUE BUTTON ( this this pc is win 7 )

export >> messages

then I went to her new pc with XP:

I clicked File > Import > Windows Live Mail Msgs

pointed it to the thumb drive

BOOM nothing I backed up showed up in WLM for XP

I had all of her emails stored up under her account and it didnt take why is that?

Where are emails suppose to be saved?


A:Windows 7 live mail export to import to XP WLM

Quote: Originally Posted by CWM880

...Where are emails suppose to be saved?...

If you exported them to the thumb drive using the export option and then import them with the import option it should work. (I admit I haven't tried moving emails from the 2011 version on Windows 7 to the 2009 version on XP.)

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When using the Import on Outlook Express 6, I can't find my Netscape 7.2 mail on my C drive.

Is there step by step help anywhere?


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Hi New Member here posting his first question, can you help please?

I wish to transfer the messages in my WLMail on my pc to my WLMail on my laptop.

I have already set up my email accounts on my laptop so just need advice on how to get the messages across.

Thank you in advance.

A:Windows Live Mail Export/Import

Windows Mail has an "export" function and you can save the file to Desktop, transfer to USB drive or CD/DVD and then "import" that file to the other computer.

This will work for Contacts and Mail, but I've not been able to get the Message Rules to transfer over easily.

However, I DID find the registry entries where the Message Rules are stored and I transfered those over, but WM ran VERY buggy afterwards, and I would not recommend trying it.

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How do I Export then Import my inbox/mail, sent mail, & contacts (everything) from one computer to another.

A:Export/Import: Mail/Contacts From Outlook

It all depends on what e-mail program you are using. If you are using outlook then you want to copy your *.pst files and *.pab files. *.pab files is your personal address book. Hopefully you created a *.pst files, this is your personal folders. if not then you can either create one or export it. you can also export your calender too.

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Does anyone know of a way to export Novel Groupwise e-mail in a comma separated value format or any other format that I can import into Outlook, Outlook express or simply save in a CSV format.

Tried all over the search pages within the program and tried to save e-mail using save-as without success. Couldn't find anything on the Novell web site either.

I've also tried google several times without success.

Novell themselves were of no help when I spoke to them. They couldn't give me anyway of doing this.



A:Solved: Export Group Wise e-mail

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I'm working on a laptop with Windows 7 and Windows Live Mail 2012 is not exporting email properly.

There are 4,008 messages in the Inbox folder but the export function will only copy out ONE message. A web search finds that this function of WLM 2012 is very badly broken and apparently Microsoft is not going to fix it. No difference in its dysfunction if it's set to work offline.

Exporting from Outlook then into WLM worked fine, but WLM can only (not) export to WLM and Exchange, which requires being on a network with an Exchange server.

A:How do I get Windows Live Mail 2012 export to work?

Open the blue File menu
Select Export email > Email messagesSelect Microsoft Windows Live MailChose the export destination folder, [Make New Folder] is a bit tricky, the Folder: field doesn't always automatically get updated, I just click on the folder above it, then click on the folder I created. As long as both the highlighted folder and the name of the folder in the Folder: filed match, you're good to go.
Press [OK]Make sure the radio button All folders is the active selection.
Press [Next]The export should begin and every eMail message should be in the destination folder you chose.

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My computer was recently automatically updated by MS. The updates took a really time to install. Prior to the updates I had no issues with backing up/exporting .pst files in Outlook 2010. Post update I can no longer back up/export a .pst file. Every time I attempt it Outlook freezes and give me "not responding" errors. It never comes back from freezing and has to manually ended. I never had these issues prior to the update.

Also, I noticed that it appears to be creating additional "outlook data files."

The other problem is that the search function is now slow as molasses on a semi-hot southern day. Prior to the updates there were no issues with searching email. Now, it takes forever.

Help, please!

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In my business, I recieve forms from customers in Windows Mail. However, I would like to 'easily' import the form details into an access database.

What is the simplest way to do this? (Please do not say copy and paste the details!)


A:Export email in Windows Mail into Access 2007?

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Fairly new ot Vista and after extensive googling I see that Windows Mail's export only works to the local hard drive (heaven knows why). Evereything works fine up to that point. Then the last step - copying the export from the hard drive to a removable medium fails. Eg I put the export into a folder on the desktop, but it won't copy to a USB flash stick: it gets started and then hangs - suddenly saying it will take 20+ hours to complete. There is no conceivable space issue. How can I do this last step, which is the key step? Have MS put in a spoiler?

I've been wrestling with this for days. Help! Please!

A:Windows Mail: How to copy export to a removable medium?

Hello Johngu, and welcome to Vista Forums.

Double check to see if you used the same method in the tutorial below. It has always allowed me to place the exported folder on any storage device.

Windows Mail - Messages

Hope this helps,

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