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Windows 7: exporting WLM data

22 Oct 2010   #1
ricsnave

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
exporting WLM data

Does anyone know how I'd export my all my accounts, messages, contacts etc from WLM to Mozilla Thunderbird please? It seems to give an option for the late lamented Outlook Express, but none for Windows Live Mail. Any help greatly appreciated.


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22 Oct 2010   #2
dnorris

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM
 
 

To import messages:
Download the Import/Export tool for Thunderbird and install it.
then, in Tbird, click on Tools - ImportExport tools - import all eml file from a directory

The .eml files should be in folders under
C:\Users\(your account)\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail


See this thread...
Getting your mail out of Windows live and into Thunderbird H • mozillaZine Forums

for contacts:
In Windows Live Mail, click on Home - Export - CSV

In Tbird, Tools - Import - address books - text file (.csv)
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