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  1. #1


    Jack Guest

    Windows Live Desktop

    When I originally installed Windows Live Desktop I was able to import all my
    emails from Outlook Express including those that were in Storage Folders. I
    had to reformat my hard drive, reinstall Windows XP and all my programs.
    When I installed Windows Live Desktop it obtained all my emails that were in
    my Hotmail account. However, none of the Storage Folder emails were
    recovered. I saved all the Storage Folder emails before reformatting the
    hard drive. In the previous version of Windlows Live Desktop I found all my
    emails in the Windows Live Mail folder. I can click on the file and Windows
    Live will open the file. How can I copy/move these files to a folder so that
    they will be displayed in Windlows Live Storage Folder?


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    jl

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  3. #2


    Peter.R Guest

    Re: Windows Live Desktop

    I gather that you saved a copy of your old Windows Live Mail Message Store rather than exporting your messages before reformatting your HDD.

    In such a case, you can either import your messages from your old Message Store, or simply drag the messages from it onto your WLMail interface.

    To import from an old WLMail Message Store: File->Import->Messages...->"Windows Live Mail"->"Next >" [button]->"Browse..." [button] to your old Windows Live Mail Message Store folder->...

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    Cheers,
    Peter
    (Windows Vista Home Premium with Windows Live Mail 12.0.1606)
    "There are more things in Heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy." - Shakespeare
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    "Jack" <Jack@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:A58BFB34-27B9-4F40-AF3A-124ED9D5A7FE@xxxxxx


    > When I originally installed Windows Live Desktop I was able to import all my
    > emails from Outlook Express including those that were in Storage Folders. I
    > had to reformat my hard drive, reinstall Windows XP and all my programs.
    > When I installed Windows Live Desktop it obtained all my emails that were in
    > my Hotmail account. However, none of the Storage Folder emails were
    > recovered. I saved all the Storage Folder emails before reformatting the
    > hard drive. In the previous version of Windlows Live Desktop I found all my
    > emails in the Windows Live Mail folder. I can click on the file and Windows
    > Live will open the file. How can I copy/move these files to a folder so that
    > they will be displayed in Windlows Live Storage Folder?
    >
    > --
    > jl

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #3


    Jack Guest

    Re: Windows Live Desktop

    Peter, thanks. I dragged the emails into WL Mail.
    --
    jl


    "Peter.R" wrote:

    > I gather that you saved a copy of your old Windows Live Mail Message Store rather than exporting your messages before reformatting your HDD.
    >
    > In such a case, you can either import your messages from your old Message Store, or simply drag the messages from it onto your WLMail interface.
    >
    > To import from an old WLMail Message Store: File->Import->Messages...->"Windows Live Mail"->"Next >" [button]->"Browse..." [button] to your old Windows Live Mail Message Store folder->...
    >
    > --
    > Cheers,
    > Peter
    > (Windows Vista Home Premium with Windows Live Mail 12.0.1606)
    > "There are more things in Heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy." - Shakespeare
    > ---------------
    >
    > "Jack" <Jack@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:A58BFB34-27B9-4F40-AF3A-124ED9D5A7FE@xxxxxx
    >

    > > When I originally installed Windows Live Desktop I was able to import all my
    > > emails from Outlook Express including those that were in Storage Folders. I
    > > had to reformat my hard drive, reinstall Windows XP and all my programs.
    > > When I installed Windows Live Desktop it obtained all my emails that were in
    > > my Hotmail account. However, none of the Storage Folder emails were
    > > recovered. I saved all the Storage Folder emails before reformatting the
    > > hard drive. In the previous version of Windlows Live Desktop I found all my
    > > emails in the Windows Live Mail folder. I can click on the file and Windows
    > > Live will open the file. How can I copy/move these files to a folder so that
    > > they will be displayed in Windlows Live Storage Folder?
    > >
    > > --
    > > jl

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #4


    Peter.R Guest

    Re: Windows Live Desktop

    You're welcome Jack.

    --
    Cheers,
    Peter
    (Windows Vista Home Premium with Windows Live Mail 12.0.1606)
    "There are more things in Heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy." - Shakespeare
    ---------------

    "Jack" <Jack@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:9673D913-A82E-4C22-843C-4360CB67FE4F@xxxxxx


    > Peter, thanks. I dragged the emails into WL Mail.
    > --
    > jl
    >
    >
    > "Peter.R" wrote:
    >

    >> I gather that you saved a copy of your old Windows Live Mail Message Store rather than exporting your messages before reformatting your HDD.
    >>
    >> In such a case, you can either import your messages from your old Message Store, or simply drag the messages from it onto your WLMail interface.
    >>
    >> To import from an old WLMail Message Store: File->Import->Messages...->"Windows Live Mail"->"Next >" [button]->"Browse..." [button] to your old Windows Live Mail Message Store folder->...
    >>
    >> --
    >> Cheers,
    >> Peter
    >> (Windows Vista Home Premium with Windows Live Mail 12.0.1606)
    >> "There are more things in Heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy." - Shakespeare
    >> ---------------
    >>
    >> "Jack" <Jack@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:A58BFB34-27B9-4F40-AF3A-124ED9D5A7FE@xxxxxx
    >>

    >> > When I originally installed Windows Live Desktop I was able to import all my
    >> > emails from Outlook Express including those that were in Storage Folders. I
    >> > had to reformat my hard drive, reinstall Windows XP and all my programs.
    >> > When I installed Windows Live Desktop it obtained all my emails that were in
    >> > my Hotmail account. However, none of the Storage Folder emails were
    >> > recovered. I saved all the Storage Folder emails before reformatting the
    >> > hard drive. In the previous version of Windlows Live Desktop I found all my
    >> > emails in the Windows Live Mail folder. I can click on the file and Windows
    >> > Live will open the file. How can I copy/move these files to a folder so that
    >> > they will be displayed in Windlows Live Storage Folder?
    >> >
    >> > --
    >> > jl

      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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