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Old 09-29-2010, 03:01 AM   #1
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Emails: from Windows Mail to Thunderbird


How can one bring 'Windows Mail' emails into Thunderbird ?
Both are on the same computer (Dual Boot)

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Old 09-29-2010, 03:06 AM   #2
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How can one bring 'Windows Mail' emails into Thunderbird ?
Both are on the same computer (Dual Boot)

Des
Windows mail means mails from Microsoft outlook or windows live hotmail ?
 
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Old 09-29-2010, 03:08 AM   #3
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Windows Mail Client is Outlook?

If it so then import it in Thunderbird!!
 
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Old 09-29-2010, 03:11 AM   #4
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Check this out:
 
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Old 09-29-2010, 03:17 AM   #5
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Is it Outlook Express or Microsoft Outlook PST?

Thunderbird has a Import tool for Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook

In Thunderbird

Tools>Import>Mail>
choose if it is Outlook or Outlook Express

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How can one bring 'Windows Mail' emails into Thunderbird ?
Both are on the same computer (Dual Boot)

Des
 
Old 09-30-2010, 12:49 AM   #6
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Windows mail means mails from Microsoft outlook or windows live hotmail ?
No it means "Windows Mail" Its a program that comes with Vista. Vista is not compatible with Outlook. They are trying to get rid of Outlook - it always was an overkill. Thanks for your imput - have found the ans now

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Old 09-30-2010, 01:04 AM   #7
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It took me 10 seconds to find a solution by googling. Next time why not try that yourself?
1. Export from Windows Mail to T-Bird on Vista. Here's how.
2. Import the T-Bird mail from Vista to Linux.
3. That's it.
jdk
 
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Desdd57,

It will be really helpful if you modify the thread title as "Transferring mails from WindowsMail to Thunderbird".

Other people looking for the solution will be able to search for the thread then.
 
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Will look at these sites anishak,but it's not Outlook - Vista does not like Outlook and has it's own email prgrm called simply "Windows Mail". And I have found an answer I think in the 2nd site - Thankyou thankyou thankyou. And to all you other guys who responded I appreciate very much!!! Wow there is some really good thoughts here

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Old 09-30-2010, 03:14 AM   #10
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Windows mail stores the messages as .EML files. You can use the ImportExportTools extension to import .EML files. It lets you select multiple .EML files at the same time.

Download the ImportExportTools extension by right clicking on the link and choosing Save target as. Now on Thunderbird, go to Tools -> Add-ons (or Extensions) and click Install. Pick the xpi file you downloaded and follow the instructions. Restart Thunderbird.
 
Old 09-30-2010, 03:14 AM   #11
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It took me 10 seconds to find a solution by googling. Next time why not try that yourself?
1. Export from Windows Mail to T-Bird on Vista. Here's how.
2. Import the T-Bird mail from Vista to Linux.
3. That's it.
jdk
Good stuff jk, this is excellent.
 
Old 09-30-2010, 03:16 AM   #12
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Same thing is posted above!!!
 
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Old 09-30-2010, 03:16 AM   #13
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Windows mail stores the messages as .EML files. You can use the ImportExportTools extension to import .EML files. It lets you select multiple .EML files at the same time.

Download the ImportExportTools extension by right clicking on the link and choosing Save target as. Now on Thunderbird, go to Tools -> Add-ons (or Extensions) and click Install. Pick the xpi file you downloaded and follow the instructions. Restart Thunderbird.
Thank you from Des
 
Old 09-30-2010, 03:34 AM   #14
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And I have found an answer I think in the 2nd site - Thankyou thankyou thankyou.
You are welcome and now kindly change the title of this thread, see post 8, and mark the thread SOLVED (see the top of the page) if you think the solution has been found .
 
Old 10-01-2010, 01:06 AM   #15
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Desdd57,

It will be really helpful if you modify the thread title as "Transferring mails from WindowsMail to Thunderbird".

Other people looking for the solution will be able to search for the thread then.
I would be quite happy to change the title as you suggest - Could you tell me how to do that please ?? Thanks its ok I figured that out - Thankyou again

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