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Outlook Express V6 - Import Other V6 Dbx Files?

Make a new folder under the current user's Documents, such as Documents\Oldmail. Thanks a lot. Good Luck. He says use the new location as the source, but then says "make sure the folder selected is '*\microsoft\outlook express". his comment is here

Have you worked out any solutions ? I have put it in real layman terms so the real "neebies can do this. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... This directory needs to be within the user's space, such as under Documents, in order to prevent possible access permissions problems. 2.

Regards, Mike Ian August 22, 2006 1:09 AM Can I import my Outlook Express emails into another cpmputer? Thoughts? SAVING YOUR MESSAGES (for nubees) ON THE OLD MACHINE or before you install VISTA, you must find your old messages and save them. Reply Guido5 says: June 19, 2007 at 3:46 pm Hi, I had exactly the same your problem.

  1. Open + Application Data.
  2. Geoff November 28, 2005 3:43 PM I have just loaded Office2003 and running XP home completlely upgraded (svc pack 3) and I am trying to get Outlook to work properly.
  3. I paid hundreds of dollars to someone for help with exporting a few files from our failed computer.
  4. Ok i will try and give a step by step guide or as much info as poss, as i tried and failed a good few times !!
  5. THERE ARE NO CHECK MARKS IN CHECK BOXES!!
  6. I muddled my way through sending what I thought was a response to the email.
  7. I am totally baffled by this.
  8. I have copied and created a new folder under my documents in vista.

I deselected it and was able to move all of the other files into the temporary folder. - Now for the "in use file". I've alot of old mail that I need to transfer. set as slave in the new system), then you just need to make sure your windows explorer allows you to see all hidden folders and files. Top 1.

Then right click on the selection and choose Properties and ensure that the read only attribute of the files is unchecked. 4. It's a read-only device. Thanks Marc Reply Roger says: August 31, 2007 at 5:56 pm It seems like everybody is giving the same instructions, but it sounds like it only works for some people and https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/importing-dbx-files-into-outlook-express-58055/ Any idea what I could be doing wrong?

Craig 2. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Browsers & Mail Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums I copied all the messages from my old computer (XP) onto a separate disc then uploaded to new computer (Vista).

Then just now I renamed the .dbx Inbox.dbx then copied it into my OE folder, restarted OE and bam! view publisher site and I run Windows XP, OSX 10.5.7, and openSUSE 11 as well. I read the latest comments, followed the advice and it worked like a charm. I also ran regular Outlook for another (personal).

Here's the trick. http://magicuresoft.com/outlook-express/outlook-express-and-msoe-dll.html What email program were they saved with? Importing single dbx files into OE To backup and restore a single OE5 or 6 mail folder, save the appropriate dbx file. thanks in advance for any help.

It then opened the folder and showed no files within. What operating system? I backed up my files before installing Windows 7, and have an "Outlook Express" folder. weblink Instead you should have different user accounts on Windows so that each user keeps their email (and other data) private.

How do I do that??? I was able to get the .dbx file onto my new computer. Any further recommendations?

I know that there are messages in my old e-mal directory because I can see them when I try to open with notepad, although scattered amongst the messages is a load

Everything then worked as described. Run Regedit and delete the 3 registry keys listed above in the target partition, and then merge the backed up registry keys. IN OUTLOOK I HAVE SWITCH IDENTITY OPTION.BECOUSE I HAVE 7 IDENTITIES AND MAIL ACCOUNT. Jan October 25, 2004 8:14 AM Hi there, I'm having a strange problem.

It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Now select Import mail from an OE6 store directory, and press OK. Reply Joe says: April 8, 2008 at 3:18 am Hi, I did it!, quite simple. check over here Thanks Jenny Leo May 22, 2006 4:17 PM You need to copy the files to some place on your hard drive, and then make sure that they are NOT marked "read-only".

I suspect I will have to burn them on a cd, but don't know the filename/folder where these are kept Help Sita July 3, 2006 7:40 PM When I try to Leo A. Reply hamrat says: July 13, 2007 at 9:26 pm Worked like a charm once i copied it into my doccies… cheers Reply Layru says: July 16, 2007 at 6:52 pm I The Import folder has been created under Documents, within the Users folder area.

Any ideas - Bots Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Importing DBX files into Outlook Express The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Ciao. Kris July 11, 2006 2:27 PM I'm so discouraged, and my brain is weary. Could you pls help me.

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? I'm guessing you have the same ability to Export from within Outlook.TONI Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) (NT) Safemode.....not safemade. Copyright © 2003-2017 Puget Sound Software, LLC and Leo A. It contains files named .dxf, .iaf and some others I can't remember.

I found it was mandatory to have the folders.dbx file, without it, Vista expected mail files only and didn't recognize the folders (I tried a couple of folders just to see Vanilla Gorilla October 27, 2007 7:27 PM If you've got access to the old drive (i.e. thanks.