transfering email from w98 to xp in OE

  Garry-268791 23:01 09 Feb 2003
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I have just bought a new laptop that runs onXP pro. My old one ran on win98. I have backed up my email in OE but cannot transfer to Xp. i can move my inbox and delete box but xp does not recognise other foldrs even though I know they have been moved across using a zip drive. I can see them in the folder but when I open up OE they are not visable. Any advice would be appreciated.

  Forum Editor 23:35 09 Feb 2003

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  exodus 00:27 10 Feb 2003

How did you back up your email. Have you saved the messages in the .eml format or did you save the messages from the Microsoft Identities/OE and in the .dbx format.

  DieSse 01:17 10 Feb 2003

You can't just copy the folders. You need to run the Import wizard - under File in OE.

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