?
Solved

Moving Mail Files to new PC

Posted on 2008-06-25
3
Medium Priority
?
437 Views
Last Modified: 2008-08-25
I have set Windows Mail up on my Vista Machine, and want to move the account and Mail Files to another Vista Machine on the same network. What is the simplest way of going about this?
0
Comment
Question by:YellowbusTeam
[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
3 Comments
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
chrismanncalgavin earned 500 total points
ID: 21863725
Backup the folder called %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Mail\
This holds all the emails. Also see the following link "Windows Mail" section which mentions some registry keys also.
If you want to be sure, you can test this BEFORE you remove the data from the other machine!

http://www.oehelp.com/backup.aspx
0
 

Expert Comment

by:eliallen
ID: 22310294
I have all ready made the backup with the program that came with vista. I did not find "%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Mail\"  when I opened the restore program.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:eliallen
ID: 22310396
. Sorry I have my head up my A**. This is not my question
0

Featured Post

Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Check out this infographic on what you need to make a good email signature that will work perfectly for your organization.
Unified and professional email signatures help maintain a consistent company brand image to the outside world. This article shows how to create an email signature in Exchange Server 2010 using a transport rule and how to overcome native limitations …
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…
This video shows how to remove a single email address from the Outlook 2010 Auto Suggestion memory. NOTE: For Outlook 2016 and 2013 perform the exact same steps. Open a new email: Click the New email button in Outlook. Start typing the address: …
Suggested Courses

801 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