Moving from OE to Windows LIve on XP machine

  TopCat® 12:28 07 Jan 2010
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Do I need to save all my OE messages and Address Book before I install Windows Live, please? Oh, and any other measures I need to take beforehand as well? Thanks for the help. TC.

  Technotiger 12:39 07 Jan 2010

I don't use Live, but I am pretty sure all your previous settings etc, will still be intact.

  Technotiger 12:41 07 Jan 2010

PS - as I understand it anyway, Windows Live is just an updated NAME for OE!

  TopCat® 13:09 07 Jan 2010

your input. Apparently it's just a simple matter of importing the items into Windows Live Mail.

Now we've both learned something we weren't quite sure of. :o) I'm only 'upgrading' to WLM because OE is no longer supported by Microsoft and has been abandoned by the company. TC.

click here

  TopCat® 13:49 07 Jan 2010

That website link is outdated as everything transferred over automatically on install as you said it would. Sorry! TC.

  Sea Urchin 13:55 07 Jan 2010

>> Windows Live is just an updated NAME for OE <<

Windows Mail could be said to be an updated name for OE - but Windows Live Mail is a different program and is of course closely allied to Windows Live Hotmail.

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