"FrustratedMe" <FrustratedMe@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> ,Two questions which are so far annoying me.
> 1. Why did my Outlook messages and Contacts not transfer automatically via
> the Easy Transfer option I used (most of my other Windows settings,
> email accounts, even my screensaver and desktop picture) transferred?
Messages from Outlook won't transfer to Windows Mail unless you also have
Outlook installed on your new computer. Windows Mail need part of Outlook
to help it understand the transferred files. You have two choices of what
1. Install Outlook on your new computer, preferably version 2003 or later.
Version 2002 will also run, but with a few problems. Then try the transfer
again. A free trial version will run more than long enough to do the
2. Transfer first from Outlook to Outlook Express on your old computer.
Then use these instructions to transfer from Outlook Express to Windows
When you copy over the files, include the .wab file, which contains the
Then make sure the file copies are read-write, not readonly, as some copying
methods make them. Then import the files into Windows Mail.
> 2. Before I was able to right-click on a message and search for all
> by that sender or related messages. That option is not available on the
> right-click menu now. Is there another way of doing this?
Sorry, I don't know.