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Windows 7: Can't xfer my emails from vista into windows 7

03 Jan 2010   #1
kachori

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Can't xfer my emails from vista into windows 7

Hello

I've windows 7 ultimate in C: drive and is a clean install on top of the vista ultimate.

I used Outlook 2007 SP2 in vista and saved my email messages via import/export method onto a portable flash drive as a .pst folder.

From the flash drive I transferred the emails to C: drive with windows 7 as an os.

Now the difficulty is I can't import these emails still as .pst folder from the
C: drive into the Outlook 2007 SP2 now installed under windows 7.

Any solutions to fix my issue will be appreciated. Thank you.

kachori


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04 Jan 2010   #2
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Hello kachori,

You don't import .pst files in Outlook, you open them. Before installing 7, I simply saved the .pst file to another partition. Then when office was installed, I opened the pst in Outlook and created the mail accounts. All done. All my tasks, email, contacts etc. where all there. If you have a windows.old folder, that pst file should be in there.

Hope this helps,

Gary
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