WLM - how to set it up after either windows user profile corruption or WLM corruption

User reported an unusual desktop and his USB broadband dongle wanted to be setup again.

So Im searching for his WLM data store without much result.

How do I find it?
Can I search for files within it?

Im poss going to have to thrawl the hdd for lost data.

Im also testing the hdd at the moment.

Anyone any guidance on locating WML data store and setting it up in a new profile?

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the store folder is located here replace the second user with your name
C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail
you'll need to show hidden files and folders enabled to see the AppData
To show hidden files and folders
control panel All control Panel Items>folder options>view
Show hidden folders then when you see the WLM folder Rename it to old if you wish to uninstall WLM and keep it or make a copy of it to your desktop just give it a new folder so that when you import it if needed
Do you plan on uninstalling WLM?
WLMTo create a new account
Go to the top left envelope expand the arrow
go to options>then @mail
make a new account

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fcekAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help.

When you export email to back up - if you choose "exchange" do you get a .pst?

Thats all I need to know as well.
I don't think so, either way they support each other,
as it's now 9 pm here I'll shorten my response and use Microsoft :)
From what I checked looks good.
>> ensure you have a current profile already setup in Outlook.
Export Windows Live Mail email, contacts, and calendar data to Outlook
Move email messages from Windows Live Mail into Microsoft Outlook:
This process moves your Windows Live Mail directly into your Outlook mail files.
1.Open Microsoft Outlook.
2.Open Windows Live Mail.
3.In the Windows Live Mail window, click the File button and select Exportand then select Email messages.
4.Select Microsoft Exchange as the format and then click Next.
5.You will see a message that all email will be exported to Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Exchange, click Ok to continue.
6.You can export all email folders or select the appropriate folders that you want to export by using the Select folders option.
7.After you select the appropriate option, click OK and wait for the export process to be completed.
8.When the Export Complete Dialog box appears, click Finish.

Note: This process can take some time , depending on the number of messages that you are exporting.

Glad to help
Good Night.
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