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Outlook Express (winXP) folders to Outlook 2007

By luv2bike2 ·
I had Win XP and used Outlook Express. This weekend I installed Windows 7 and Office 2007 on a new hard drive so i have the original XP OS that I have as a second hard drive in the computer. I installed the XP HD in the computer so that I can copy over all my files/pictures, etc.

My question is: How can I import Outlook Express mail folders to Outlook 2007?

Do I have to boot up the XP hard drive and export the Outlook Express folders and than import them into Outlook 2007? or is there another way to do this?


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by Mehul Bhai In reply to Outlook Express (winXP) f ...

This is just a suggestion and decision is upto you. As you were using Outlook Express previuosly I would suggest Windows Live Mail from Microsoft which is similar to Outlook Express you used. It is easily downloadable free application from Microsoft which is part of Windows Live Essentials and availbel for download at http://download.live.com/.

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if you want to keep Outlook

by PurpleSkys In reply to Outlook Express (winXP) f ...
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how to import mails from outlook express to outlook 2007

by technocrat25 In reply to Outlook Express (winXP) f ...

Import your e-mail to Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
First, you need to go to the File menu and click on Import and Export.
The Import and Export Wizard will open. Depending on the e-mail client you are importing from, you will have different options.
Importing your Outlook e-mail backup
If you had Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 or 2007 installed and you have created a backup before migrating, select Import from another program or file.
In the Import a File window, select Personal Folder File (.pst) and press Next.
In the Import Personal Folders window, click on Browse.
Navigate to the location where you have stored your e-mail backup, select the ".pst" file and press Open.
Now, you will return to the Import Personal Folders window. Press Next and the importing procedure will start.

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by OldER Mycroft In reply to how to import mails from ...

Each line of this piece of shite is a Caption, lifted and plagiarised from a rather well thought out graphical instruction page:


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by PurpleSkys In reply to PLAGIARISM ALERT !!!! ... ...

he could at least give credit to the link he lifted his information from instead of linking back to his own website. technocrat, shame

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Stored E-mail

by JessicaD421 In reply to Outlook Express (winXP) f ...


Your emails are stored in an identity folder within C:\Documents and Settings\[User Name]\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\[Long Alpha-numeric Name]\Microsoft\Identities. With that location in mind, simply launch Outlook 2007, go to File -> Import -> Import File from another program or file -> Outlook Express 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, or Windows Mail. Point the location to the location provided above and your data should begin the import process.

Also, should you require additional assistance and feedback, Microsoft does have an official Windows 7 Support Forum located here http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/w7itpro/ . It is supported by product specialists as well as engineers and support teams.

Microsoft Windows Client Team

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