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Importing Outlook Express Messages into Outlook 2007

  1. #1


    Eric Fritsch Guest

    Importing Outlook Express Messages into Outlook 2007

    I was wondering if anyone can instruct me on how I can import my .dbx files
    from outlook express (Win XP) to Outlook 2007 (Vista 64bit)? I've tried
    using the help instructions to no avail. I've tried copying the .dbx files
    to my new laptop (with Vista) under the Outlook Directory again to no avail.

    Anyone know how I can do this short of forwarding everything back to myself?

    Thanks
    Eric Fritsch


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  2. #2


    Gary VanderMolen Guest

    Re: Importing Outlook Express Messages into Outlook 2007

    This newsgroup is dedicated to the Windows Mail program.
    You should probably ask in an Outlook newsgroup where the
    Outlook experts hang out: microsoft.public.outlook.general .

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    Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)


    "Eric Fritsch" <efritsch@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:2A383CEB-C71F-435D-BA0B-361F654D0775@xxxxxx

    >I was wondering if anyone can instruct me on how I can import my .dbx files from outlook express (Win XP) to Outlook 2007 (Vista
    >64bit)? I've tried using the help instructions to no avail. I've tried copying the .dbx files to my new laptop (with Vista)
    >under the Outlook Directory again to no avail.
    >
    > Anyone know how I can do this short of forwarding everything back to myself?
    >
    > Thanks
    > Eric Fritsch


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Hal Hostetler [MVP-P/I] Guest

    Re: Importing Outlook Express Messages into Outlook 2007

    In this case, you would transfer your OE data into Windows Mail, then export
    it from Windows Mail into Outlook 2007. Instructions to transfer from OE
    ..DBX files to Windows mail are here:

    http://www.oehelp.com/backup.aspx#oe2wm

    Once that's done, use Windows Mail to transfer your messages to Outlook,
    then use Outlook to import addresses from Windows Mail.

    Hal
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    "Eric Fritsch" <efritsch@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:2A383CEB-C71F-435D-BA0B-361F654D0775@xxxxxx

    >I was wondering if anyone can instruct me on how I can import my .dbx files
    >from outlook express (Win XP) to Outlook 2007 (Vista 64bit)? I've tried
    >using the help instructions to no avail. I've tried copying the .dbx files
    >to my new laptop (with Vista) under the Outlook Directory again to no
    >avail.
    >
    > Anyone know how I can do this short of forwarding everything back to
    > myself?
    >
    > Thanks
    > Eric Fritsch

      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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