How to Migrate Microsoft® Outlook® from Windows® XP to Windows® 7?
Email Client: Microsoft Outlook
STEP 1. Open Microsoft Outlook and follow the sequence: File> Import and Export. It will open in the form of Wizard window. Highlight Export to a file and hit "NEXT."
STEP 2. Select "Personal Folder" and double click on it. Don't forget to put a check mark in "Include subfolders" and click on "Next."
STEP 3. Save the exported file with some name and give it a specific path.
STEP 4. After the successful installation of Windows 7 operating system on your old or new PC, download the latest version of Microsoft Outlook. Or, insert the CD into CD-ROM.
STEP 5. Install the new message client and restore the backup files by clicking on "File" again in the navigation pane.
STEP 6. Select "Import and Export," then "Import from Another Program or File." From the new window, select "Personal Folders - .pst files," and then "Next." Follow some basic prompts to complete the process.
Some of the key features of Microsoft Outlook:
- Users can now easily access e-mail from their Hotmail account (or other Internet mail providers) directly from within Microsoft Outlook.
- Users can quickly view the size of their mailbox, search for files by size or by age, and then delete, move, or archive those files to clear up space.
- Microsoft Outlook can now automatically clean up plain text e-mail formatting that often contains extra line breaks that make the message difficult to read.
- Microsoft Outlook mail messages now recognize URLs that are placed in the subject field.
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For migrating from Windows XP -- which is close to 70% of desktops today -- to Windows 7, consumers will require a 'clean' install of the new operating system. Users will need to migrate their E-mail clients such as Eudora, Thunderbird, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Outlook Express and others by following these easy steps.
Don't lose your e-mails, photos, address book and news account on Microsoft Outlook when you migrate from Windows XP to Windows 7 operating system.