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Windows 7: unable to import Vista email addies


14 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
unable to import Vista email addies

Hello, Group; I'm new here. Just got a terrific new lappy with Win 7. My old lappy crashed and for my email addies all I have is a folder (now on the desktop) with all my 800+ addies; each is a "contact file" and it was not exported from Vista as CSV nor WAB.

Can somebody please tell me how to get them into Windows Live Mail?

THANKS.

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14 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

if you have office outlook you can import the contact files one by one then export the CVS when your done then import the CVS into live mail
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14 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks for trying Computersplus; sadly I don't have office outlook.
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14 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

there maybe another way but not sure all I know is I don't like Windows Live mail it's very lacking in my opinion
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14 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7
 
 

I sure prefer Outlook Express over Windows Live Mail and over Windows Mail. Am messing with Thunderbird but having some difficulties.
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14 Feb 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

try Opera browser it has a built in mail client I use it it's awesome
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14 Feb 2010   #7

Windows 7
 
 

Hmmm; another browser I do not need; got two now. If I could just get these addies into WLM, I'd be fairly happy. Seems like every time I turn around I need to install one more thing. At this rate my 500Gb drive will soon be full.
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14 Feb 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

I'm afraid your gonna be stuck entering them manually everything is geared to import them after they were exported from previous mail client I just went through this for a client but I did import the contact files one by one into outlook then export to CVS to import into live mail
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14 Feb 2010   #9

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks. Not going to happen; there are over 800 of them.................
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14 Feb 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

I will keep looking around for another way but like I said I gave up on Live Mail due to stuff like this they just ruined it they should have left well enough alone with outlook express a lot of my customers are mad about it as well
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