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Windows 7: Migrating from IMAP to Exchange

07 May 2012   #1
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Migrating from IMAP to Exchange

My wife and I have our own e-mail accounts through our website host. They are offering Exchange accounts, and we're thinking of converting our e-mail addresses into Exchange accounts, just to simplify our access across multiple devices.

The question is, if we currently use Windows Live Mail to handle our e-mail, what's the best way of migrating our e-mails from there into Outlook 2010? Does Outlook's import feature handle this automatically?

I'm not concerned about contacts, calendars, etc. Those will be created new once we switch to Exchange.


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09 May 2012   #2
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Problem solved. I was unaware that WLM allows you to export to a .pst file. That solves my issue!
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