How to Migrate Outlook® Express from Windows® XP to Windows® 7
Email Client: Outlook Express
STEP 1: Open Outlook Express and go to Tools. Under Tools drop down box select Options -> Maintenance -> Store Folder. In the Store Location dialog box you have to copy the contents and close the dialog box.
STEP 2: On your desktop create a new folder and type it as 'Mail backup' and paste the copied content. Similarly, copy everything like mail account, address book which you want to retain and paste it on Mail backup.
STEP 3. After the successful installation of Windows 7 operating system on your old or new PC, download the latest version of Outlook Express. Or, insert the CD into CD-ROM.
STEP 4: To import, open the new email client and navigate to File menu. From drop down menu select Import-> Messages.
STEP 5: Click Browse, and then select “Mail backup.” Then “Ok” and “Next.” Select All folders and then Next and “Finish.”
Some of the key features of Outlook Express:
- Using the filters in Outlook Express will ease a great deal of unwanted Spam mail.
- Avoid file corruption in Outlook Express.
- Use multiple e-mail addresses, multiple accounts, and multiple identities in Outlook Express.
- Get attachments more safely.
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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 theirÂ Email clients such as Eudora, Thunderbird, Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express and others by following these easy steps.
Don’t lose your emails, photos, address book and news account on Outlook Express when you migrate from Windows XP to Windows 7 operating system.