Convert MS Mail to Outlook Express

Posted on 1998-12-09
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
Is there a way to export MS Mail settings to Outlook Express?
Question by:dlp1013
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Expert Comment

ID: 1622192
Did you try File->Import in Outlook?

Author Comment

ID: 1622193
I tried that and it doesn't recognize the mail frogram files at all.

Author Comment

ID: 1622194
I tried that and it doesn't recognize the mail program files at all.
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Expert Comment

ID: 1622195
try importing y9ur mail into Oulook 98/97 first to get it into a PST and then link into Outlook Express

Expert Comment

ID: 1622196
Only way is what tim is proposing.
Just for your info, you can't use Outlook Express with MS Mail.

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paulvaneykelen earned 50 total points
ID: 1622197
Are you trying to convert an ms mail account over to Outlook?
On the mac side is a program called mail extractor. You can use this to convert the ms mail to a export file

On the NT side you can use exchange mail admin to import this file and create an exchange account with all the mail in it.

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ID: 1622198
have you tried my way yet ??

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