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outlook incorrectly exporting/importing pst

Posted on 2007-12-03
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I am trying to migrate from POP3 to Exchange.  I've exported the entire personal folders and then set up the Exchange account and then imported the pst.  When I import the pst file it does not bring in all of the inbox. I case 1 the emails were that imported were from 3 months or so older. nothing current came. On another pc, only the inbox subfolders imported and nothing in the inbox folder itself.  Any ideas.

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by:msghaleb
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I would say u can export everyting into a PST and then open this PST from outlook and just copy and past them back to inbox.

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by:kerick
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I opened the old profile copied out the msg files to a folder and then opened the new profile and copied the msg's back in.  
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msghaleb earned 375 total points
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yes that's exactly it, that's the only way to do it, to open both profiles and copy.

let me know if you need any more help.

Thank you.
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by:kerick
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I didn't export to pst. I actually dragged the emails out since the export would not work.
thanks for the help
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by:kerick
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Thanks for your info.  It gave me a good idea however it was not exactly the procedure I took. thanks
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