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How do I import/export emails from Outlook 2007 to Windows Live Mail?

Q: How do I import/export emails from Outlook 2007 to Windows Live Mail?

Hello

I am having trouble trying to find the best way to do this.

On one laptop I am using Outlook 2007 on Windows XP Professional and need to get the emails and contacts from here to my new laptop which is Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit, which uses Windows Live Mail.

What would be the best way to do this?

Thanks very much

Sophi

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A: How do I import/export emails from Outlook 2007 to Windows Live Mail?

Hi sophi, welcome to 7F!

Have you already tried, what did you run into?
EDIT:

Found this link that offers two solutions: https://social.technet.microsoft.com...ve-mail-client

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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 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?

Thanks,
Christopher

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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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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Hi,
 
I am currently replacing my old computer with a new one and part of that process is to transfer all of my email messages from my old computer to the new one. I use Windows Live Mail for my mail program. I went to the Microsoft web site and looked at the Help instructions for  Exporting and Importing messages and found it to be very straightforward.
 
I created an empty folder on USB drive and then proceeded to run the Export procedure. This involved selecting a destination folder for the exported files, and selecting which folders to include in the export operation. Under my primary email address, I have 10 subfolders, in addition to the usual Inbox, Sent Items, Deleted Items, etc. On the screen where I was asked what format I wanted to use, I selected "Windows Live Mail Format" .On the screen where I am asked which folders that I wanted to Export I selected "All Folders". Then I clicked Next and received a message that the folders had been exported successfully.
 
I then took the USB drive to the new computer, started Windows Live Mail and then attempted to do the Import operation. I chose to import all folders and then initiated the Import. I got a message that the Import was successful. At the bottom of the account list was a folder that was titled Imported Folders. When I opened it, the only thing that was shown was the Inbox and Deleted Items subfolder, and also the Outbox folder. None of the other folders that I chose to back up were there. Als... Read more

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I have a computer (A) with outlook 2002 & another computer (B) with microsoft mail (MM). Both computers are vista & i want to export from outlook & import to microsoft mail. I have sharing set up on my network & have exported my 'personal folder' from computer 'A' to 'B'. Now when I try to import in MM the message I get is 'No messages can be found in this folder or another application is running that has the required files open. Please select another folder or try closing applications that may have files open'.

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I recently had a hard-drive failure, so reinstalled everything on a new HD. Since then I have salvaged all my old files from the old HD using recovery software (Handy).
I was using using Windows Live Mail (WLM) on the old HD with Vista, and I'm still using WLM on the new HD - with Windows 7.
I can see all my emails (of several years) via the hotmail webpage, however when I added this hotmail email account to WLM I can only see the last 9 months via WLM. Weird.

So I have gone back to my salvaged HD and copied over the emails (as eml files) and then tried to import into WLM using the "import messages" function.
The first step in the import function is to select the email format - so select WLM. Next step is to browse to the folder containing the emails, then click "next".

Unfortunately it fails at this point with the following message :-
"Import Messages
No messages can be found in this folder or another application is running that has the required files open. Please select another folder or try closing applications that may have fioles open"

This happens for any folder I select, and I am definitely not accessing the folder with any other application - so I'm stuck, I don't understand the problem.
(I also tried copying and pasting the emails over into the correct new folders in WLM, but of course these are simply ignored by WLM, so that doesn't work).

Please can anyone advise me on what I need to do to import all my old emails into WLM (they ar... Read more

A:Windows Live Mail won't import emails

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Have a look at this tutorial, which may be of help to you.

Windows Live Mail - Export and Import Email Messages

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Hello

I have just created a new Profile in Outlook as the previous one developed a corrupt folder.

How do I import/export my files without losing the attachments. I initially did it as export to windows.csv but the import couldn't read it. I then did it as dos.csv and the same thing. I then did it as excel.xls and it imported, but had lost the attachments and in some cases the body of the email.

Is there something I am doing wrong?

Hgro
 

A:Solved: Outlook 2007 import\export

Outlook stores everything in a file with .pst as the extension. Search on your PC for this pst file and try to open it while logged in with the new profile.

Regards,
Rollin
 

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just curious as to if this is possible, im not sure windows 8.1 can import such things, or will i need another app such as essentials live mail to import the older emails and such

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Hi.

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.

Tim

A:Import or Export OE mail to Outlook ?

timp4411

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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Hi, everyone!

I'm importing my Outlook files to a new laptop and have my .pst files transferred. My question is, did this also transfer my Rules that I created on the old laptop, and did that transfer the email addresses that I had added to my Junk / Block list?

If not, can you tell me in laymen's terms how to accomplish that? In my job as an internet researcher and marketer, I get a TON of junk and would hate for these to start pouring into my inbox after spending countless accumulated hours clicking "Actions - Junk Mail - Add Sender to Blocked List"!!

Thanks so much!
Sara
 

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First of all, I don't have Business Contact Manager installed in either computer. I am moving my Outlook 2007 Contacts from XP to Vista in the new computer. I used to know how to move my address book in Outlook Express, but I'm strictly a novice with Outlook. Please, can anyone help me?
 

A:Solved: Import/Export Outlook 2007 Contacts

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I need to move my email address book from my outlook 2007 email on my old windows 7 computer to my Outlook 2007 email in my new computer with Windows 10.  I have exported the files that I want to a usb thumb drive.  What now?  I need these addresses installed as soon as I can.  Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.  Please bear in mind that I am not the most computer literate person.   

A:Export & Import Outlook 2007 Address book

Answers.
 
Louis

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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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Hi,
I have a POP email account set up in Outlook Express on my old computer running XP. I have a new computer running Windows 8 and have set up Windows Essentials Live Mail with that same POP account but it obviously hasn't been able to download all of my old messages that are still in Outlook Express. How can I transfer these messages from Outlook Express to the new computer with Live Mail?

Also, How can I transfer my contacts list from Outlook Express to Live Mail without having to manually create new individual entries for each contact?
 

A:Export Outlook Express (XP) to Windows Essentials Live Mail (W8)

Hi,
please follow this link, it should be ok, if not then your best option is to export to outlook and then import from outlook to live mail.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...previous/d46b7b39-2308-4304-af54-2a2cd53a180c

br
 

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Hi,

Is there a way to export the mail accounts that are setup in an installation of Office 2003 so that they can be imported into another installation of Office 2003 on another computer?

I can export and import the emails using the *.pst file option but this does not seem to export/import the email account settings.


Rgds

A:Is There A Way To Export/Import Mail Accounts From Outlook 2003 ?

You can try using the Office 2003 Save My Settings wizard. If that doesn't save the account info (I'm not sure it does), then you'll have to look for a paid solution. It should be here: Start \ All Programs \ Microsoft Office \ Microsoft Office Tools \ Microsoft Office 2003 Save My Settings Wizard

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I set up this brand new pc with Windows 7 last night and so far, I'm not a big fan. I really knew my way around windows xp....this is total culture shock. Where is everything? But I digress. I tried to set up Windows Live Mail as a replacement for Outlook Express. I followed the instructions exactly. The messages appeared to transfer, but in the end all I have is a bunch of empty folders. I tried several times. Can someone help me figure out what I'm doing wrong? Thanks

A:Can't import Outlook Express into Windows Live Mail

Here's the tutorial from MSN:

Import messages into Windows Mail from Outlook Express

More tutorials from MSN:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w...dows-live-mail

Keep in mind, your imported messages should be showing up under "Storage Folders"

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I can not import my old contacts from Microsoft Outlook, to Microsoft Windows Live Mail. I open Live Mail, then go to Contacts page, then open "FILE" , then open "IMPORT", then try to select one of the types of files, such as CSV or Outlook, but NOINE of the file types are highlited, they are all grey, and you can NOT click on any of them.

Any ideas what is wrong??

A:Can NOT import contacts from Outlook to Windows Live Mail !

Forget even trying that. The closest you could import if possible would be from Vista's version of Windows Mail not from Outlook or Outlook Express. In WLM you simply have to manually add most of your usual contacts in or use the add name to contacts list when going to send the first mail out to someone. That can save time if you have a good number on the list.

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Using Windows 7 and attempting to import mail from Outlook Express. The following message appears:
No messages can be found in this folder or another application is running that has the required files open.
Please select another folder or try closing applications that may have files open.Click to expand...

Read-only and hidden attributes have been removed from the containing folder and its contents as well as every other folder in the path..

I have researched this and Googled up many sites that deal with the problem when this message appears, including Microsoft's official approach to this problem. None of the solutions I have found work for me and as far as I have researched, no one has ever reported a successful solution.
 

A:Windows Live Mail cannot import Outlook Express messages

Solved.

I went back to the source machine, deleted folders.dbx, reran Outlook Express so as to recreate folders.dbx, copied the newly-created folders.dbx to the destination machine and import went smoothly except it reported it could not import some of the mails in InBox; but, that isn't a problem.

My guess is that folders.dbx got corrupted in the transfer of the Outlook Express Mail containing folder to the destination machine.
 

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How do I import email messages into Windows Live Mail? Help!!! Thanks.

Bill

A:import email messages from outlook into windows live mail

I wish I knew what to advise you on this topic, but I also find myself in the same position. I recently purchased this new laptop, with windows 7 installed on it. I also decided to upgrade my Microsoft Office from the 2000 version, to the Student/Office 2010. Several hours after roaming through the Office program went by, and then I noticed that Outlook Express is not included with that program, but can be purchased for an additional $149.00

Windows Live setup didn't go well either. I tried to run the wizard, and set up an email account, but I never could get the sign-on to acknowledge the password for the windows live, or the email account/s Gmail, or others that it stated would import all contacts from the old account (Outlook Express).
I'm not using Windows Live becuse of this, but to be more honest, i'm not really sure what the importance of the program is, other than using it for Video email of sort. I just let it stay closed, and go on without Windows Live right now.

Hope everything works out for you, and maybe we can both benefit from any responses on this topic.

Have a great day,
2-Cups

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I moving from Windows Mail to Outlook 2007 and need to find out how to Import all the Folders (old Windows Mail Emails).

I'm not certain what format Windows Mail is in....

Can someone point me in the right direction ?

TIA
 

A:Solved: How to Import Windows Mail Folders to Outlook 2007 ??

See if this is of any help:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196347
 

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I've been able to create a custom map to bring in my customers information from ACT into Outlook 2007. Seems that there is no email field in the contact info D/B of act, I'm guessing and I think I'm right in figuring that the emails are kept in a seperate D/B file.

The options to import that file either delete data the client needs, create duplicate entries in the Outlook Contact List or don't bring the data in at all. To him not having the email is not an option.

Other than buying an expensive upgrade to a piece of s/w he's trying to stop useing, adnd then buying s/w to import that data, is thre an easier way?
 

A:Solved: Export ACT! 6 contacts AND emails into Outlook 2007

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A:how to import outlook 2007 emails to Gmail?

I've not tried but I would of thought it would just be as easy as set your gmail up as imap in your outlook client and then just move the emails over between the folders.

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Dear All,
Is there any way that i can import Outlook Express Emails (.dbx) in MS Outlook 2007 directly, rather than through Windows Mail.
 

A:Solved: Import Outlook Ex[ress Emails in MS Outlook 2007

http://thebackroomtech.com/2008/06/...-express-dbx-files-for-use-with-outlook-2007/

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Hi. I borrowed a laptop while my "primary" laptop was being repaired. I used Windows Mail to save files to that laptop. Now I want to save and export those emails to a flash drive and download them into my existing Outlook 2007 library, which uses .pst files and is part of Office Professional. How do I do this?

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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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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?

Thanks.

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,
Shawn

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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,
Shawn

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I was using a Windows XP desktop and Outlook Express 6 exclusively for my emails. It was set up to do automatic nightly backups of all messages by copying the following folder:

Code:
C:\Documents and Settings\User\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\{GUID}\Microsoft\Outlook Express


Yesterday the hard drive on that XP machine crashed and now I'm trying to set up a new desktop that is running Windows 10 pro.
My main goal is to set up a mail program that will allow to import all of my emails from Outlook Express that also works in a similar fashion. (In other words that Metro mail app that Windows 10 has would not work!)
So I downloaded Windows Live Mail 2012 and went to File -> Import -> Messages -> Outlook Express 6 and specified a copy of the folder above.
Unfortunately when the importing process was done, first of all the inbox was empty. Eventually I was able to find it buried in a storage folder. Well, inconvenient, but OK. But then when I pulled it up, I could not recognize my messages. It seemed like a big chunk of them was missing.
Unfortunately I don't have access to the Outlook Express on a computer that crashed. Instead I had an old copy in a VM that was done back in Sept. 2015. So I did the same exporting process just to test. Here's how the inbox looks like in Outlook Express:


And here's how it looks when I import it into WLM:


As you see a bunch of messages are missing and the inbox itself looks totally different.

What am... Read more

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Well I have both installed on my computer and I use a hotmail account, I was wondering which one you think is better. I have heard that a lot of people don't like Windows Live Mail.

A:Should I use Windows Live Mail 2011 or Outlook 2007

'don't use LiveMail meself..
I think you can link your Hotmail Account to Outlook 2007 - or vice versa

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I recently was having trouble with my Windows Mail so I Exported all my files to a Windows Mail folder I created in My Documents. I have a dual core 64 bit HP PC with a VISTA HOME Pro OS. I use Google Chrome as my browser. The email files were exported in the format ".eml" (I was not given any choice). Later, when I tried to bring them back Windows Mail Import only looks for "Microsoft Exchange, Outlook, Outlook Express 6 or Windows Mail 7" so sees no files to import. This makaes no sense , to export in one format and import in another. Is there any way I can change the format of the files so I can import them? Thanks for any help.

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I have Live Mail up and running, and have imported my contacts from Outlook 2002 by exporting and importing as a CSV file.

As Live Mail only wants to import messages from Outlook Express 6, windows Mail or Live Mail (and doesn't seem to want to look at CSV or other data files), any thoughts on getting my messages, calendar etc. from Outlook 2002?

Have Outlook 2002 installed on the Windows 7 PC.

Thanks

A:Import Outlook 2002 data into Live Mail

Hi,

Welcome to Seven Forum
The calendar is a different story, since Outlook can't export to a .ics file
that Windows Calendar uses.

What I tried... and it seemed to work...

In Outlook (I have version 2003), export to a CSV file.

Went to my calendar on Gmail.com
import the CSV file to Google calendar
export to .ics file (had to use help for these two steps, as it's not
straightforward)

Windows Calendar:
import the .ics file

Hopes that helps

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Am trying to export contacts from laptop (Windows XP) using Microsoft Office to laptop (Windows Vista) using Windows Mail. Actually, I would like to just copy the contacts so they'd be on both computers. Need step by step easy directions to do this -- and thanks.
 

A:Solved: Export/Import Contacts: Microsoft Office to Windows Mail

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Hi,
I need to use Easy Transfer to transfer Outlook 2007 email from an XP pc to Live Mail in new Windows 7 PC.  I've done a total transfer before, but always have a problem with email.  Do I set up a Live Mail user account on the new pc before starting
Easy Transfer?
Thanks,
Joe
 

A:Easy Transfer Outlook 2007 email from XP pc to Live Mail in new Windows 7 PC

hi,
This link contain all the steps required to import your mails from outlook to windows live mail:
http://www.trickyways.com/2010/08/transfer-emails-from-outlook-express-to-windows-live-mail/
Regards.

Best Regards Don't forget please to mark it as answer if it helps

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Got an Acer with Vista & Windows Mail -- my old Dell had XP Pro and Outlook. I had no problem backingup Outlook to a Seagate external and connecting it to the Acer .. but Windows Mail does not seem to import Outlook .. only Outlook Express. My wife's computer has Outlook Express .. so I thought I would email her my backup file and import it to Outlook Express and then back that up and email it back to me and import that to W Mail ... but the email will not transmit with the backup file attached "not enough memory" the backup is 1.5m.

My next strategy is to go into my old computer and edit folders or do a few partial backups so I get a small enough file(s) to attach to email.

Any other suggestions ...

thanks

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I am migrating from an XP SP3 desktop to a Windows 7 64 bit machine. I use Outlook Express extensively on the XP machine, but have loaded Live Mail on the W7 one as the recommended solution.

I have experimented with the Import function in Live Mail using the .dbx files produced by OE held under 'Identities' but find that the Account field for each email (visible in Live Mail when the Account column is enabled) is not being populated in Live Mail. Am I doing something wrong, or is this a bug? I note that any new emails I receive do populate the Account field, and I am confident that the Account information is present in the .dbx files.

I would like to find a workaround for this problem - any ideas folks?

Many thanks

A:Live Mail import from Outlook Express - Account field problem

  
Quote: Originally Posted by runner bean


...the Account field for each email (visible in Live Mail when the Account column is enabled) is not being populated in Live Mail. Am I doing something wrong, or is this a bug?...


I suppose you could call it a bug. It seems to happen whenever you do an import using the "import/export" "wizards". Not just with OE>WLM but also WLM>WLM. (Same with Vista's built-in WM.) It's been too long for me to remember what happened when I last did OE>OE. Keep in mind that wherever an import/export is involved (even with contacts), some fields are lost.

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Hello all:

I am having problems importing a customer's address book from Outlook Express (XP) to Windows Live Mail (7). The addresses are being (mostly) split into each individual entry: some are just physical addresses, some email addresses, some phone numbers.

I searched on your forum here and did not find the answer to the problem (indeed, I didn't see anyone else having it!) so I thought I'd ask to see if you've heard of anything like this. I would appreciate greatly any response and I apologize if this is something that has already been posted.

Thanks,
Jacob

Edit: I've found that not only are some emails being split from their contact information, but there are 3 contact entries for every phone or phone/email contact. Help?

A:Outlook Express to Live Mail import problem: split contacts

  
Quote: Originally Posted by gn0sis


...I am having problems importing a customer's address book...

Edit: I've found that not only are some emails being split from their contact information, but there are 3 contact entries for every phone or phone/email contact.


The first part says the problem is with importing the address book but the Edit part says emails are being split. Is the problem with address book or emails?

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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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Hello,

After a clean install of Windows 7, I installed Office 2007. I also installed Windows Live Mail not to use it as an e-mail client, but only as an intermediate to import mail accounts. Therefore, I imported all my many e-mail accounts to Windows Live Mail from previously saved IAF files. Until here all worked as expected. The problem is that now, when I try to "Import internet mail account settings" from Windows Live Mail to Outlook it just answers "No internet accounts were found to import". How come?

Can someone please instruct me on how to overcome this problem, please?

A:Importing mail accounts from Live Mail to Outlook 2007

Please, don't rush to answer, it only passed three months since the question .

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I am trying to import my inbox from 2007 Outlook Trial Version to Live Mail. When I use the import feature -

File - Import - Messages

It asks "select the format you want ti import email from" but only shows the following options; -

Microsoft Outlook Express 6
Windows Live Mail
Windows Mail

When I try Outlook Express option, it doesn't work - any suggestions?

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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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i would like to move my existing evolution email client content (mail, folders, contacts) over to windows live mail... as far as i know, evolution only exports content to .mbx files, which i'm guessing windows live mail can't read.

is there a way to transfer this content over to windows live mail?

A:import evolution mail into windows live mail

This application

Download EML to PST Converter and Free Mbox to EML Extractor | EML to PST Converter

is a free download and is supposed to be able to convert MBX files to other formats that Windows Live Mail may be able to handle.

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Does anyone know of a way to import Eudora 6 mail to Windows Live Mail -- for free? All I've found so far are in the range of $70.

If not for free then maybe for $cheap?

Or maybe there is a work-around that I don't know about, like maybe importing from Eudora to another mail program that Windows Live Mail would be able to import from.
 

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All emails, including Safe Senders' email. This problem occurred recently an d. The setting is "Low." I have Trend Micro internet security pro. It's been active before this outlook problem started and I did not change any of its settings.
This problem was posted before but it was terminated without solution. Does anyone else out there have the same problem and can help? Thanks.
 

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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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