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Hi All Expert,

Good Day.

Does anyone have Windows Live Mail installer can spare me? The official Microsoft website have been removed and the 3rd party one always have an error after installing, I need to try on WLM migrate to outlook 2010 on Windows 7, I can't make mistake on user email so need to try it out myself. Appreciate if anyone can provide me on.

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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You cannot get it any more.

If the system is working, you can export WLM to Outlook.

You can export the email to a PST File or convert it to a PST file and then use Office / Outlook for email. I have converted Live Mail to Outlook and it works.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/980534/export-windows-live-mail-email,-contacts,-and-calendar-data-to-outlook 


To import from ELM files try:

Here is one third party way

http://migrateemails.com/2016/02/22/how-to-import-eml-to-outlook/

Here is a third party way to get to Windows 10 Mail

http://support.mozy.com/articles/en_US/FAQ/How-to-import-restored-eml-files-into-Windows-Mail

I have not had to try either method but they look promising. Both use the EML files and you should be able to retrieve these.
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I have installed WLM in my Windows 10 x64.

But, the auto setup of the email account failed.

You need to do a manual setup as an IMAP account.

Windows Live Mail and Outlook Mail
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windowslive/wiki/livemail-email/windows-live-mail-and-outlook-mail/6edb5ba6-f9f2-40fd-80a1-fc23cc6fbfe0

Also, you need an app password for Outlook.com account.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-hk/help/12409/microsoft-account-app-passwords-two-step-verification

Finally, IMAP has problem as there is no sync slider like MS Outlook 2016 and you need to download all mails from day 1 you use the account, you need to close this question and open another question if you have further question on email account setup as you need to provide more information on the user data and further research needs to be done.
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The link was removed by MS (lifecycle ended). But anyway, here it is: http://wl.dlservice.microsoft.com/download/C/1/B/C1BA42D6-6A50-4A4A-90E5-FA9347E9360C/en/wlsetup-all.exe
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The link in the above comment is down also.
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Correct, my mistake. It should have been this one which redirects you after a few seconds: https://web.archive.org/web/20161122042555/http://g.live.com/1rewlive5-all/en/wlsetup-all.exe
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Agreed.

Final note

Even if you can install WLM, it is not possible to connect to Live mail in Outlook.com server and you can try importing the old mails. You need to take a trial and error approach. As the task is not easy at all, you might consider to submit a Live request to ask for an expert to help you on a one to one basis but Live request is not free service.
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If you're using Windows 10, the built-in Mail application is capable of importing WLM files and can be used to replace WLM fully. It's also Autodiscover and Activesync compatible.
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@Adam Brown: It can? That's news to me - where do I find that import function?
Adam BrownSenior Systems Admin
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Export the files using EML format or similar, then drag and drop them into Mail.
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Agreed.

But it would be a tedious task a normal email account will have over one hundred thousand emails.
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I can't. won't let me drop them anywhere. Well', that's for another thread.
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Have you tried the early suggestions?

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Hi All Expert,

Thank you for reverting back.

I can successfully install on windows 10 pc but after I export the email as exchange method, it's not found in my outlook 2010 and my outlook is open at the same time, it didn't prompt any outlook profile to select, and I have checked on the default folder and it becomes obi format, and it can't import like normal pst. What is this OBI format? Also I notice for WLM it didn't ask for IMAP or pop. Did i anything wrong or it's on Windows 10 its having issue with the outlook profile not prompting for selecting? Appreciate if any expert can advise me on.

Thanks!
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Do you see the old emails inside WLM?

You need a local IT support or an export to do remote troubleshooting.
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Did you try the third party way to convert ELM files?
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The above task is challenging but I can handle it.

Anyway, it might not be exactly your case so you need to ask someone to look into your computer first to do a troubleshoot. It is just too time consuming to complete the task via asking and replying questions from experts here.

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Hi All Expert,

Thank you for reverting back to me.

I remove outlook and WLM profile and re-add, now my own WLM email and contact can successfully migrate over to outlook 2010 using export to Microsoft Exchange method with outlook open but didn't ask for profile and when to my default pst.

Thank all for the time and kind advice.
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Glad to know you have solved the problem. Cheers!
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