importing into outlook express...

  andy@ 19:32 15 Dec 2006

I've copied my old email folders on to CD, but don't seem able to import them into OE on the new PC. Dropping them into the relevant OE folder doesn't seem to work either...

Any ideas?


  SANTOS7 19:37 15 Dec 2006

Select File, Import, Messages.... Choose Microsoft Outlook Express 6 and press Next. Select Import mail from an OE6 store directory and press Next. Now on the next screen Browse to the location that you've placed the message store we saved from your old machine. Import, and your messages should now be transferred.

Note: if you've copied your mail folders to a CD-R, you'll need to first copy them to your local hard disk, and then unmark them from being read-only before you import. OE will not open read-only folders.

click here

for anything else OE related there is a wealth of info in the link..

  VoG II 19:38 15 Dec 2006

Also see click here

  andy@ 15:10 16 Dec 2006

Thanks I'll give this a go...


  andy@ 17:11 16 Dec 2006

...can't get it to work.

Trying to follow this: click here

But after I switched indentities I could not find the "store" folder I'd thought I made in My documents - even it you reveal hidden folder (maybe I'm not in the right identity...aaarrgh.

With my XP OE messages to import it imports but the messages are not visible ...?

With my Win98 OE6 messages I doesn't see any of the .dbx files at all?


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