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Windows 7: exporting Windows Live mail to outlook 2010

24 Apr 2012   #1

64 XP and 64 windows 7
exporting Windows Live mail to outlook 2010

I have 2 64 bit machines
On my XP machine im trying to export WLM then importing to Outlook 2010 on my windows 7 machine

First off when exporting on XP machine:
  1. Open Windows Live Mail.
  2. In the Windows Live Mail window, click the File button and select Export and then select Email messages.
  3. Select Microsoft Exchange as the format and then click Next.
  4. You will see a message that all email will be exported to Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Exchange, click Ok to continue.
  5. You can export all email folders or select the appropriate folders that you want to export by using the Select folders option.
  6. After you select the appropriate option, click OK and wait for the export process to be completed.
  7. When the Export Complete dialog box appears, click Finish.

Now..... Where does it export these too??? I cant find it anywhere...and it doesnt give me an option to choose...

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26 Apr 2012   #2

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit

you have to save the exported emails in CSV format as mentioned here Export emails and contacts from Windows Live mail to outlook 2010 - Microsoft Answers and while importing, import them as 'Tab separated file (Windows). there may be other options, not that im sure of, but i'll look for more.

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