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Windows 7: Windows vista folder to windows live mail in windows 7

06 Aug 2013   #1

windows 7 home , windows 7 professional
Windows vista folder to windows live mail in windows 7

Can someone tell me how to get my windows vista mail to windows 7 live mail?

One problem: the windows vista mail is on a hard drive that is non bootable... I have access to the drive via an installation as a second drive on a windows 7 machine.

So I can see the vista mail folder. Is there a way to get the emails and import them to windows live mail?

Reloading windows vista is not an option.


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30 Sep 2013   #2

win 7 - 64
I have similar 'opportunity' within Email

My original Windows Mail is currently on my Vista Gateway PC.

I recently purchased a new PC (Win 7) and want to move, copy, restore (whatever) all of that original mail from my Vista PC to my new Win 7 PC.

Some facts to know:

Email is on my Vista PC, version 6 Windows Mail.

I have set up windows Mail on my new PC (Win 7) and version is Windows Mail 2012

I already have some email on my new Win 7 PC.

Can I export mAIL from my old PC to an external hard drive and use that as the tool to import Mail on new pc?

Anxiously awaiting a response that will let me do this.

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01 Oct 2013   #3

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit

if you can get onto the vista machine, install Windows live mail on it downloading Windows Live Essentials and picking only Windows Live Mail. Do it as a custom install.
Once it installs it will take all the emails from Windows mail and put it into WLM

Now you can us this pdf to back up WLM and import it into Windows LIve Mail onto the windows 7 machine
After you save it, you do the same thing only you pick Import instead of export
hope this helps

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File Type: pdf How to Backup Windows Live Mail 2011.pdf (527.4 KB, 4 views)
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