Cannot Import Email from hard drive Help!

  hawthorn59 04:50 22 Apr 2014

Hi Folks

Just had my hard drive reformatted to get rid of a mass of malware and it has worked. I exported my email messages from Windows Live Mail to a folder on a external hard drive as a back up. Now when I try to import them, all the folders import correctly but are empty!

When I go back to the folder they were exported to, again all the folders are correctly listed, but have nothing in them except folder file


Is there any hope of finding them? Maybe they didnt export properly in which case Im at nothing.



  Nontek 08:21 22 Apr 2014

How did you export the messages in the first place? It would appear to me that you may have only exported/saved the Message Folder SHORTCUTS.

  hawthorn59 03:03 23 Apr 2014

I've done it before, and it has worked.....File/export messages etc

Maybe it was just a glitch in Windows Mail. Should have checked the folder to make sure.

I have a backup from bout a month ago so not the end of the world!


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