Solved

In trying Import, Outlk Exprss simply shuts down

Posted on 2004-08-17
7
199 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
unfortunately, the solutions offered for the following problem did not work:

"I have two computers, one with Outlook installed and the other with Outlook Express  installed. I want to move all emails in various folders from Outlook (.pst files?) on the one machine to Outlook express (.dbx files?) on the other."

Installing Outlook on the machine with outlook express is not an option.

On the other machine (XP professional), which has both outlook and outlook express, from OE I have tried importing as follows (according to the second solution offered):

In Outlook express I click File>Import>Messages

In the "Select Program" dialog box I choose Microsoft Outlook and click Next

A "Choose Profile" dialog box appears with "Outlook" already typed in.  I click OK and after grinding for a few seconds the whole OE program simply shuts down and disappears.

Can you tell me what is going on?
0
Comment
Question by:bluesager
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 44

Expert Comment

by:CrazyOne
ID: 11824362
Why not Import from Outlook instead?
0
 
LVL 44

Expert Comment

by:CrazyOne
ID: 11824376
File > Import > Import Internet Mail and Addresses
0
 
LVL 44

Accepted Solution

by:
CrazyOne earned 250 total points
ID: 11824412
Oops sorry you want to get the emails from Outlook to OE. Hmmm let me think here. Why would OE shutdown. It is also odd I didn't think OE could import across the Network.
0
 
LVL 49

Assisted Solution

by:sunray_2003
sunray_2003 earned 250 total points
ID: 11824417
Hi bluesager,
> A "Choose Profile" dialog box appears with "Outlook" already typed in

In outlook , how many profiles do you have ? can you just have only one profile and check if the importing process goes fine.

I donot have double profile and it works fine
or do this
go to start --> control panel --> mail --> show profiles
and check
"always use this profile" and choose from that drop down menu

CLose outlook
Close OE
open OE and now check if the import process would be fine

Is Outlook express version 6 ?
What version of Outlook you are using ?

SR..
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Read this checklist to learn more about the 15 things you should never include in an email signature.
This article describes how to import an Outlook PST file to Office 365 using a third party product to avoid Microsoft's Azure command line tool, saving you time.
Many of my clients call in with monstrous Gmail overloading issues with Outlook. A quick tip is to turn off the All Mail and Important folders from synching. Here is a quick video I made to show you how to turn off these and other folders in Gmail s…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

623 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