I've heard that sometimes the OE .dbx files get corrupted. Perhaps there's
a way to repair them on the XP computer, then copy over again?
"D. Leger" <D. Leger@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> I copied all my Outlook Express dbx files from my old WinXP computer to my
> new Vista computer and used Import Messages in Mail to transfer my old
> emails. The problem is that Mail will not transfer all messages and the
> number of messages it will transfer seems random. For example, I have 119
> messages in my old Inbox dbx file. Mail will start to import them but will
> quietly stop at 92 and leave the impression that everything went smoothly.
> Yesterday it was 39. No error messages or warnings of any kind. Numbers
> for other mail folders, 13 out of 99 for one, 70 out of 286 for another.
> some folders containing anywhere from 5 to 201 messages transfer
> Any ideas? Thanks to all.