Importing Files

  Big Scott 21:38 06 Jan 2003
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  Big Scott 21:38 06 Jan 2003

Lads n Lasses..just bought a new laptop with Outlook Express..would like to tranfer all saved, sent email folders etc from desktop could someone explain in DUMMY speak how to do this.

Many Thanks,

Scotty.

  howard60 21:55 06 Jan 2003

and then copy them onto floppy; cd; zip drive or whatever. make a folder on your hard drive and copy them to it. If your individual files are too large to put on a floppy you can chop them up with a small prog such as file splitter.

  jazzypop 22:06 06 Jan 2003

Open Outlook Express, go to File > Export (choose to save as Text (CSV)), save them to floppy.

Insert the floppy in the laptop, open OE, go to File > Import.

  DieSse 22:09 06 Jan 2003

Have a look here

click here

The fact is, that whilst you can "do-it-yourself" - it's not as easy as falling off a log - and these programs should make it easy.

The one big thing you will need is a medium large enough to hold the files. Email archives can get very big - this means LOADS of floppy disks!

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