Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

transfer address book of Thunderbid

Posted on 2008-06-16
2
Medium Priority
?
248 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
I want to transfer my  address book ONLY, from my old computer( Win XP pro) to my new computer Vista Home premium. I do not find the proper file. I tried to transfer the profile but it is not working.We are talking of the last version of Thunderbird.
0
Comment
Question by:yvang
[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
2 Comments
 
LVL 97

Accepted Solution

by:
war1 earned 2000 total points
ID: 21799122
Hello yvang,

For Thunderbird address book, copy abook.mab from old computer C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\f9f1n842.default to new computer C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\il6yju6t.default. The directory names f9f1n842.default and il6yju6t.default will be different in your case.

You will need to unhide hidden folders and files in both cases.  In Windows XP, open Windows Explorer or any folder.  Click on Tools > Folders Options > View. Check "Show hidden files and folders".  If you want to see system files as well, unclick Hide protected operating system files.   Click OK.

In Windows Vista, open Windows Explorer or any folder. Click the Layout button (to the left of the Views button). Click Folder Options > View tab. Check "Show hidden files and folders".   Click OK

Hope this helps!
war1
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:yvang
ID: 31467828
Thanks!!
0

Featured Post

New feature and membership benefit!

New feature! Upgrade and increase expert visibility of your issues with Priority Questions.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Are you using email marketing software? If not, you're missing out on effortless marketing and the reaching of desired conversion rates through email marketing software.
Preparing an email is something we should all take special care with – especially when the email is for somebody you may not know very well. The pressures of everyday working life stacked with a hectic office environment can make this a real challen…
This tutorial gives a high-level tour of the interface of Marketo (a marketing automation tool to help businesses track and engage prospective customers and drive them to purchase). You will see the main areas including Marketing Activities, Design …
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …
Suggested Courses

705 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