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Windows 7: Copying E-mails and addresse from outlook express on xp

22 Sep 2009   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate

i tried thunder bird but could'nt import anything?

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02 Nov 2009   #12

Windows 7 HP and XP-Pro on dual boot system; [D:\ and C:\]

new to the Forum, this is only my second reply.

This reply might be a little late for Lanthus20 but may help others (?).

I did a fresh install of Win7 a couple of days ago.
My previous setup was XP-Pro on partition C; and Vista on partition D:.
I formated D: running in XP. Then reset Boot manager etc.
Using Windows Easy Transfer prog I saved all XP-Data etc onto an external 80GB hard drive (USB connected).
After clean install of Win7 onto partition D: iI again run Windows Easy Transfer, with the USB HDD connected and accessed from Win7. After 10 minutes or so (9GB of data) I had all my old settings and folders back.

Now, when I activated Windows Live Mail this morning I got a HUGE surprise!
My 5 email accounts were set up automatically, with the default account already activ!! All I had to do is to enter the passwords into the other 4 and all was live!
And after a few minutes of clunking, a total of just over 9,000 emails were back in the correct Folders (5 accounts 'deleted items' folders plus a couple of sub-folders).
WOW - well done Microsoft.
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02 Nov 2009   #13

Windows 7 HP and XP-Pro on dual boot system; [D:\ and C:\]

Oh - in case you ask - I had not done a cleanup of the emails for 6 months.
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