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Windows 7: Can't import messages into Windows Mail?

20 May 2009   #1
Pinger

Windows Vista & 7
 
 
Can't import messages into Windows Mail?

I have had Windows Mail up and running since day one of installing Win7 but I just tried to import our messages(Inbox, Sent, Draftes ect...) into it but it doesn't see the files in the saved folders. All files and folders were succesfully saved via Export Messages in Vista's Windows Mail. I also tried finding the folders manually within Windows Mail in Win7 thinking I could just copy and past the messages into the files but couldn't find them(thought like vista it would be in the hidden "Application Data" folder but it was not...


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20 May 2009   #2
Pinger

Windows Vista & 7
 
 
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When it asked me to open a folder I picked one such as "Inbox" and then it opened it and couldn't see anything BUT when I picked the main folder with all folders in it(Inbox, Sent, Drafts ect...) and clicked open it took it and imported all the messages... Thank goodness for I have like 7000 total messages transfered
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