research Question

What email client should I install and what are the steps to migrate ?

Avatar of Eric98
Eric98 asked on
Email SoftwareEmail ClientsThunderbirdEmail ProtocolsInstallation
34 Comments7 Solutions79 ViewsLast Modified:
Hello,
I am preparing a new PC for my mom, and could value some custom directions on how to proceed regarding her email.
- Her current PC has Windows 7 and outlook express configured with her mail in pop3
- Her new PC (the one I am preparing for her right now) is also my former PC, which I used until last year: it has Windows 10 and Thunderbird, which is still configured with my own emails, all in pop3.
For this new PC, I hesitate between keeping the currently installed Thunderbird, or rather go for outlook express. She is over 80, so it would be better if her environment doesn’t change too much, but I also would like the migration of her mail to be as simple and safe as possible. Your advise here would be very nice.
And once choosen the better email client, what steps should I perform to migrate her mail to the new PC ?  In any case I want her to keep a pop3 configuration.
Thanks for your help
Join the community to see this answer!
Join our exclusive community to see this answer & millions of others.
Unlock 7 Answers and 34 Comments.
Join the Community
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 7 Answers and 34 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros