Solved

mac o/s 8  using outlook express 5.4

Posted on 2003-11-06
2
500 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
Hi

Currently one of my users has mac o/s 8   and has been using outlook express 5.4 . Now they have an XP machine and I am not able to import the eqvilent of the pst file . The file containing the email has no extention , and when storing this on the server and going into outlook express or even just outlook and trying to import it , it is not recognised , any suggestions
0
Comment
Question by:p00key
2 Comments
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:weed
Comment Utility
MS in their infinite wisdom didn't always make their mailbox formats cross platform. They still dont. In most cases you have to find  3rd party converters to convert the PST files.
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
ckurt99 earned 20 total points
Comment Utility
You may wish to consider using a product like emailchemy: "Emailchemy by Weird Kid Software reads email from the proprietary formats of popular email applications and converts it to standard, portable formats that any application can use. Emailchemy 1.2 supports Eudora (Mac and Win), Netscape (Mac and Win), Mozilla, PowerTalk, Claris Emailer, Outlook Express for Windows and Macintosh, and QuickMail Pro. Versions are available for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux/UNIX."

http://www.weirdkid.com/products/emailchemy/index.html

I haven't tried it myself yet, but it looks promising as far as what you want to do.

Kurt
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

Apple iTunes - Move from PC to PC First login to your old PC 1. Click on File. 2. Then click Library. 3. Now open the Export Library. 4. Save the .xml file to your desktop. This file will hold all of the information about your playl…
In this article we discuss how to recover the missing Outlook 2011 for Mac data like Emails and Contacts manually.
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, Just open a new email message.  In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…

772 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now