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Windows Live Mail Export/Import

Q: Windows Live Mail Export/Import

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.

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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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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,
 
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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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

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 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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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 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 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 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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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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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
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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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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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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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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

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.

Rgds
ANU2010
 

A:export /import mail to new computer

I have not tried this myself yet
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/genius.aspx
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/features/windows-easy-transfer
 

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Dear members,

I?ve just installed outlook 2011 on my mac and accidentally downloaded al the mails from the server. So I have 0 mails left on my live account but they I do have them in outlook 2011. I want to reverse it, but outlook 2011 can only export .olm or .eml files.

How do import these in Windows live mail?

Thanks so much

A:Windows live mail import .olm or .eml

I believe .eml messages can be dragged from Windows Explorer directly into a folder within the WLM program. I'm not familiar with Outlook, but if it can export to .eml, it's worth giving it a try. It might also be possibe to import a group of them in the Windows Live Mail format since that is .eml. In that case you would navigate to the folder in Windows Explorer that contains the exported *.eml messages.

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Is it possible to move email messages out of Windows Live Mail and import them to a Webmail account, such as Telus.net?

A:How to export Windows Live Mail to other Webmail account

'mornin, Eljay!

Scroll down a bit more than half way till you see Set up TELUS email for your computer using Windows? Live? Mail 2012, see if that works.

This looks about the same: How to set up Telus on Windows Live Mail

Here's the search page I found them on, there may be more answers there: https://www.google.com/search?q=WLM+...utf-8&oe=utf-8

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Friends
I've given up fighting Windows Live Mail [the client-side version] many bugs and have moved on. But I need to get the Contacts, and then the folders/Messages. Every time I attempt a .CSV Export of the Contacts WLM crashes [hangs, spins up CPU, does not resolve itself]. Anyone know the cause or cure for this?

Failing a cure of this yet-another-bug, where is the Contacts store? Anyone know its file Extension? how to safely copy until I can figure out how to extract and use?

Apparently WLM does not like any copies of OE on a system... it monkeys with Outlook Express system files when it cranks up - I guess they share stuff under the hood?.. dunno. Attempts to get answers to these various issues on "Microsoft Answer" are time-wasted, in my experience.
 

A:Windows Live Mail Contacts Export Crashes - how to get them?

Contacts are stored here

C:\Users\Your user Name\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail\Contacts\Default

Try exporting while in safe mode.

.
 

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Hi,

Please note that this is not Windows Live (Hotmail) but the offline Windows application with that name. I find Windows Live Mail as a great way to manage my email, I want to manage my contacts there too. However, all my contacts are currently loaded on my iPhone (I have the contacts manually created on the phone a long time ago).

Thanks for your suggestions.

A:How to export iPhone contacts to Windows Live Mail?

If you want to directly export the contacts use a small application intended to run on your PC called CopyTrans Contacts.

1. Run the tool on your computer and connect your iPhone. You can download the program from here: export iPhone contacts

2. Once your iPhone contacts appear, drag and drop a selection to a folder on your PC

3. Select the type of contact files you wish your iPhone contacts to get exported in. Windows Live Mail recognizes Windows Contacts, so select that format


4. Your iPhone contacts will be saved to your PC. Now go to your Windows Live Mail application and import the contacts from the folder on your PC where you saved them in

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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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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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Hey everyone. I have been on a mission to solve this problem. I've been seeking out and posting on several MS/tech/computer support forums looking for an answer. I've also spent quite a bit of time googling for a solution on my own. So far I have come up empty handed.


My situtaiton and problem is as follows:

I'm working in a small office where we have some computers running Windows Vista and using Windows Mail (version 6.0.6000.16388). We have hundreds of contacts and a couple of contact groups on these computer.

A few months ago we got two new computers which are using Windows XP and Windows Live mail (version 2009, build 14.0.8089.0726). Other computers in the office still have Vista and the other version of Windows Mail.

I have been able to export our hundreds of contacts and import them into Windows Live Mail so the new computers have all of the contacts... however I was unable to find a way to import the groups.

These groups are all very large and consist mostly/entirely out of contacts which don't have individual contact entries.

I have been googling to find a solution to this problem. The closest page I could find was this one:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ct-groups.html

I was very discouraged when I saw the big red warning near the top of the page:

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In Contact Groups from Vista, only the contacts that are also included as normal Contacts will be imported into Windows Live Mail. Contacts that were created fo... Read more

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I've got a problem with importing business cards into Windows Live Mail. I received a business card in .VCF format and tried importing it into WLM but it just says that it's partially imported and doesn't actually import it. I use the 2010 version of WLM even though 2011 is out, I prefer 2010. I can't find a solution online so I'm coming here for help. Any helpful suggestions are appreciated.

A:.VCF Import Problems, Windows Live Mail

Welcome
I dont use business card with my WLM2011, all I get are bills and few emails from friends. That being said, I do know of this guide that may or may not help
May I suggest, if you give your email address, for this or any other reason online, set up a spam account. You will get all your spam there and your personal mail will stay that personal
Good Luck
Import contacts in Windows Live Mail

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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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I see that in WLM one can export messages and accounts. But only messages are allowed to be imported. So how do you import accounts in WLM? Thanks.

A:Windows Live Mail Import Accounts

Click on accounts under tools in the menu bar and then it will open and has a command to import.

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How does latest version of Windows Essentials Live mail handle imports from Vista's Windows Mail (emails and contacts)? Any problems, losses, hinkiness, evil goin-ons there?

How is the upgrade experience? Were you impressed with the interface? Anything you wish from Vista was still in Live? Thanks for sharing your experiences .

A:Vista Windows Mail to Live import?

Hello msalton,

It usually imports pretty well. The tutorials below can help show you more on this to help make it easier to do.

Windows Live Mail - Import Windows Mail Messages

Windows Live Mail - Import Windows 7 and Vista Contacts

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I'm at my wits end. From Windows Live Mail, on my 1st PC I've exported my 1900 contacts as CSV files, (using excel) transferred to my new, 2nd machine (via email) and tried to import them to WLM but only 40% show up and there's no error message. Is there a better way to export / import contacts?

Thanks, John / Airpix

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Is there any method available to import Thunderbird emails to WLM?
 

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Hey gang!

I have an issue with Windows Live Mail, it won't let me import contacts, all options are grayed out.

OS: Windows XP, SP3 with all updates, freshly installed.

I successfully imported the email accounts, messages AND contacts after I installed Windows Live Mail. When I launched the program the next day, everything was fine except there were no contacts listed. I saw them there after the import (over 500 entries) but now they are all gone. The contact list is a .csv file exported from Windows Live Mail prior to reinstalling the OS. So I attempted to do the import all over again except I can't; all the import options are grayed out. I can create a new contact from scratch as well as create categories/groups but it won't let me import a contact list. With over 500 entries to restore I really don't want to do them by hand!

Any ideas?

A:Can't Import Contacts in Windows Live Mail

Hi -I just found this post that covers from XP to Windows 7 -http://emailclient-expert.blogspot.com.au/2010/11/windows-live-mail-how-to-import.html << These steps can be followed on windows XP and Win 7Hope it helps -

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Is it just me or are you not able to import accounts into Live Mail. I have just done a fresh install for Win 7 RTM (was on RC) and I exported my mail accounts beforehand using Live Mail using the export option from the menu. However, upon reinstalling there is no import options for accounts only Messages?? Why have an export option without having an import option... Is there a way around this

A:Unable to import - Windows Live Mail

Do you mean Windows Live Mail?

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Hi and thanks for taking the time to look over my question. If it has already been posted, then I apologize, but I could not find it.

I've just upgraded to Win-10 from XP and I'm having an issue with Windows Live Mail 2012. Specifically, the contacts import feature.

I was using XP Home with Outlook Express as my email client. I did export both a .WAB (addressbook) file, as well as a .CSV file from my address book. However, I am not able to "import" it to the Windows Live Mail. At least I'm not able to get the contacts to show up in there.

The import option seems to go through the motions and appears to be working as it should, but when I hit the "To..." button to load a recipient's email address, there are no contacts displayed. It just says; "None of your contacts have an email address defined." I did google the problem, but I really did not find a solution.

The contacts seemed to load fine in the address book and I can see everybody's email addresses, so I'm not sure why I'm getting this error.

I should note that when I imported the contacts, Windows Contacts noted that one of the email addresses was bad, which is an indication that it did import something. Also, I did try using both files (.WAB / .CSV) a couple different times and no change.

TIA
b1rd
 

A:Windows Live Mail Import Problem

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Setting up a new computer. I exported my 1929 contacts from Windows Live 2011 and saved as a csv file (excel) but when I try to import them to my new Dell, Windows Live 2012 only 45 are actually imported , with no error message. I'm dying here...Thanks, John / Airpix

A:How do I Import all csv contacts into Windows Live Mail

Hi
See if these help,
Windows Live Mail - Import Windows 7 and Vista Contacts
Import, export, or change the format for contacts - Windows Help

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I moved the OE6 address book to the new Windows 7 system and double-clicked it. The system said I was about to import the addresses so Proceeded. I cannot find any of the addresses in Windows (7) Lve Mail.

Where did they go?

How to I access them?
 

A:Cannot see contacts from OE after import to Windows (7) Live Mail

When I moved the OE address to the new Win 7 machine, I exported to a file then moved the file to the new computer and imported it into Wiindows live mail. That worked for me..
Vicks
 

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I am sorry if this question has been posted elsewhere in the Forum, but I have not been able to find anything that relates. I am trying to export a list of email addresses from a Word document into Windows Live Mail. I have tried to cut and paste, but it just doesn't work. Has anyone any idea how I can achieve this? Thanks for your help.

A:Export email addresses from Word to Windows Live Mail

Welcome again to Seven Forums Wembley You'd want to see if you can convert the file into a .csv file that you can then import into WLM. See if these instructions allow you to create a .csv file

How to Change a Word File to a Comma Delimited File

Then use these instructions to import the .csv file

To import offline contacts into Windows Live Mail

Open Windows Live Mail by clicking the Start button . In the search box, type Mail, and then, in the list of results, click Windows Live Mail.

In the lower-left corner, select Contacts.
Click Import on the ribbon.
Select the file format that matches your exported contacts (.csv or .vcf).
Click Browse and then select the folder containing your exported contacts.
Click Next and select the check boxes next to the fields that you want to import.
Click Finish.

How do I import and export email, contacts, and calendars with Windows Live Mail? - Windows Help

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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

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Using WLM with Comcast account. Followed instruction to export mail/contacts. Click on contacts in WLM, then export. Account and Mail are the only options shown... no contacts..csv..etc?

Thanks

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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.


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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 am trying to use Windows Live Mail 2011 in Windows 7. I need to know how to import contacts from an Excel csv file into a specific category in Window Live Mail. I don't want the contacts to go into the "All" category.
 

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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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Laptop with Wins 7 crashed with bad sectors

Managed to copy off the storage location
AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail

Now do I copy this folder to the new machine BEFORE I install Windows Live or AFTER on the new computer

Will WL pick up all the folders under the new account

Do I set up the email account first before copying ????

Thanks !

A:Windows Live Mail Import from Store Folders

Hi -

Install WLM, set up the email account(s) and let it populate your email accounts.

Then check if any are missing before worrying about whether to copy over any emails or not.

Regards. . .

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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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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,
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