OE to Windows Mail

  jaraba 10:28 20 Jan 2009

Have just moved to new computer which has windows mail.
Successfully imported my address book & email accounts but having trouble with the folders.
Changed the store folder copied old folder dbx & pasted into current one but folders not there.
I had lots of folders set up in the inbox of my old machine so that mails from different people went to different folders.
Do I now have to phyiscally set all of them up in WM.?

  jaraba 10:42 20 Jan 2009

Also had message rules defined to moth incoming mails to their appropriate folders.
How to I transport them from old machine to new one.

  Sea Urchin 10:44 20 Jan 2009

In Windows Mail just click File - Import - Outlook Express 6 and follow wizard - it will import all or some of the folders as you wish.

  Sea Urchin 10:46 20 Jan 2009

Apologies - that was if Windows Mail and OE were on the same PC

  jaraba 10:51 20 Jan 2009

They are on different machines.
Have copied all the dbx files from old machine on to usb stick

  Sea Urchin 12:06 20 Jan 2009

Hopefully this will help you

click here

  jaraba 12:40 20 Jan 2009

Have already set some items manually but will try your suggestion later.

  jaraba 14:33 21 Jan 2009

but I decided to go down the manual route to set up folders & message rules etc.

Old machine playing up so having difficulty getting stuff off it.

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