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Gentlemen, I have been recently upgraded to Windows 7 from XP Pro, and have been trying to import 2002 Outlook Express files into 2002 Outlook. However, I have gotten the following message: “The mail folder could not be opened. If another application is using this file, please close it and try again.” All individual .dbx files are present. Even after rebooting. Tried Safe Mode, too. I’m at a loss. I'd appreciate your help. Thanks. John Pendergast

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Probably not compatible
win 7 uses 2012 outlook or win live mail

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Posted on Jan 31, 2008

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Solution is posted in the Microsoft support site

The link is given below :

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/321505/en-us

If you dont want to open the link :

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, contact Network Associates for an upgrade to the latest version of VirusScan that is compatible with Outlook Express.

For more information about how to update your VirusScan software, visit the following McAfee Web site:

http://download.mcafee.com/updates/upgrade_patches.asp

Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.

To recover the data from the Inbox.dbx file: •

Restore the Outlook Express store folder to its original location from your backup.

-or-

• View the Network Associates "Outlook Express Inbox Corruption" article that addresses this issue.

To view the article, visit the following Network Associates Web site:

http://www.mcafeehelp.com/displaydoc.asp?docid=60743&CategoryId=269

Note This article provides information about DBXtract. DBXtract is a recovery tool that you can use to restore corrupted Outlook Express e-mail folders. Other recovery utilites are also available.

For a complete list of the available tools, visit the following Web site:

http://www.windowsmarketplace.com/Results.aspx?collID=91


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Posted on May 08, 2008

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SOURCE: How to import Outlook Express mails to Windows

Normal 0 Windows Visa has many features to import your old settings and files (your outlook exp) from your old computer to you new computer. The main program that comes with your Vista computer is called “Windows Easy Transfer”. You start this program on your new Vista computer by going to the “Start Menu”, “All Programs”, “Accessories”, “System Tools”, then “Windows Easy Transfer”. You will get a UAC message when you start the program but it will walk you through all the steps that are necessary to perform the file transfer. You will be able to transfer you files and settings in a few different ways. You can do it by network (privet [home] only), by USB cable, and by CD or DVD. The program was designed for users of all skill levels and you should have any problems with it.

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Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: How to increase the OE dbx more than 2GB limit ?

please use NTFS file system any mount a free space by creating a drive on to it.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

JomasTech
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you can't do it.

here's the link.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/262118

hope that helps.

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Is it possible to access Outlook Express emails from MS Outlook?


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In Outlook, you can use the Import and Export Wizard as the interface for Address Book conversion. To convert a WAB file, follow these steps: 1. Start Outlook if it is not currently running. 2. On the File menu, click Import and Export. 3. Select Import Internet Mail and Addresses, and then click Next. 4. Select Outlook Express 4.x, 5 from the list, and then click Next. 5. Select the product for which you wish to convert items from the list, and then click Next. 6. Select any combination of the Mail or Addresses from the items listed.

NOTE: With the exception of rules conversion from Outlook Express, the steps to convert addresses is the same. 7. Click Next. 8. Select a destination for the imported address data. The destination depends on the type of Outlook installation you selected initially. a. The Internet Mail Only installation of Outlook 98 allows only the Contacts folder as the destination. b. The Corporate or Workgroup option allows the options of Personal Address Book or Outlook Contacts. 9. Select the appropriate duplicate items option. Click Finish to complete the import.
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I accidentally permanently deleted my Outlook Express application, can it be restored? My OS is Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit, 2009 version, Service Pack 1


Windows 7 does not support the use of Outlook Express - this was removed from Windows Vista and Windows 7 and replaced by Windows Mail (in Vista) and by Windows Live Mail (in 7).
If you have copies of the Outlook Express mail database files (inbox.dbx etc) you should be able to migrate these into Windows Live Mail using the Import Messages option in the File menu and selecting Microsoft Outlook Express 6 then browsing to the folder where your mail database files for Outlook Express are held.
If you have previously exported your Outlook Express account details (name.iaf) - you can import these into Windows Live Mail too through the Import option in the Accounts page.
Lastly, if you still have your Outlook Express Address book (name.wab) this can be imported in to your Windows Live Contacts by selecting File then Import Windows Address book (.wab).

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Trying to get all my email from a XP Pro outlook express to a new windows 7 machine with Outlook 2003 installed. I have copied all of the :stored Folder: of outlook express onto the windows 7 machine,...


You must save (Export) the Express files as .pst files and then import them into Outlookk 2003 using the Import command.
The Import and Export functions can be found under the File tabs for Express and 2003.
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I would like to migrate my outlook express email and windows address book over to microsoft outlook... I know there will be no problem bring over all my email and email folders, however as you probably...


For that you need to import it in 1 file.
Open outlook express then go to file menu then import ->address book.
Then save it to desktop then you can export in microsoft outlook with that file.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
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How do you import windows live mail from xp to windows 7 on another pc


Elaborate a little more .You can transfer mails from outlook to windows live xp .Follow the steps given below.
  1. The folder that contains the Outlook Express messages is marked as a hidden folder in Windows. To view this hidden folder, click Start, and then click Control Panel. Click Appearance and Themes, and then click Folder Options. Click the View tab, and under Hidden files and folders, click Show hidden files and folders.
  2. Locate the folder named Outlook Express. In Windows XP, this folder is located here by default: C:Documents and Settingsyour user nameLocal SettingsApplication DataIdentities{your Windows user identity number}MicrosoftOutlook Express.
  3. Copy the Outlook Express folder and all its contents to the Documents folder on the computer running Windows Vista.(You can store this copy of the Outlook Express folder in a locationother than the Documents folder, as long as you remember where to findit.)

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Trasfering emails and contacts from Windows Mail to Outlook Express


Hello
you can do it in many ways but I think this is the simplest.
copy addressbook
1. go to file>export>windows contacts
2. and save it to same backup folder on your desktop

copy msg
1. create a folder on your vista desktop(backupmail)
2. start vista mail
3. drag your messages that you want to the XP computer to the desktop backup mail folder you most drag emails you cannot drag and drop folders.
4. when you are done move the folder on a USB stick or something and move it to your desktop on your xp computer.

copy addressbook
1. go to file>export>windows contacts choose CSV
2. and save it to same backup folder on your desktop

copy your mail account.
1. go to tools>accounts>export
2. save the file in you backup folder on your desktop

then copy the backup folder on your desktop to a usb stick or something to transfer it to your xp computer


your xp computer.
import msg
1. paste the backup folder to your desktop
2. open outlook express and drag and drop the msg from the backup folder on your desktop

import contacts

1. click file import "other addressbook" and choose "text file" navigate to the desktop backup folder and you should find a file to import click OK.

import account settings

1.go to options> accounts
2. then mail tab and click import button
3. navigate to the backup folder on your desktop and choose the iaf file to import

then you are done

good luck hope I helped, get back to me if you need more help.




Sep 18, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Outlook Express First, you need to start Windows XP and launch Outlook Express. If you have a dual-boot configuration (Windows XP and Windows Vista) you should export everything to a location that is accessible from both operating systems. If you have Windows XP installed and you plan to erase it and upgrade to Windows Vista, we recommend that you save everything to a back-up disk and import from it later, after you install Windows Vista.

Exporting the Address Book
Go to the File menu, select Export and click on Address Book.
The Address Book Export Tool will be launched. Select the second option - Text File (Comma Separated Values) - and click on the Export button
You will be asked to select the path where you want to export your Address Book. Click on Browse, go to the folder where you want to save your Address Book, type the name of the file in which it will be saved and click the Save button.
The CSV Export window will open. Here you will have to select which contact details you want to export. Select the ones you want or, for more safety, select all the fields and then press the Finish button.
The Address Book has now been exported to the chosen location.

Exporting E-mail Accounts Settings
In Outlook Express, go to the Tools menu and then select Accounts.

A window with all your internet accounts will be opened. Go to the Mail tab and from the list of e-mail accounts select the first you want to export. Click on it and then press Export. You will choose the folder and the file name where your settings will be exported. After that, click on Save.

Repeat this procedure for all the e-mail accounts you want to export to Windows Mail.

Exporting E-mail Messages
Go to Tools and then select Options.
Go to the Maintenance tab and click on the Store Folder button.
A small window will open and you will see the location where Outlook Express stores all your e-mail messages. Copy that location, close Outlook Express, open that location in Windows Explorer and then copy all the content to a different location.
If you have a lot of messages, the process will take quite some time to finish.

Windows Mail
After you have finished the export process, reboot and start or install Windows Vista. When you are ready to import all your e-mail accounts, messages and address book to Windows Mail, go to the Start Menu - All Programs and launch its shortcut.
IMPORTANT: during the importing process we recommend that you run Windows Mail as an administrator. If you do not run it as an administrator the import process might fail.
Importing the Address Book
In Windows Mail, go to the File menu, select Import and then Windows Contacts.
In the Import to Windows Contacts window, select the first option - CSV (Comma Separated Values) - and press the Import button.
Now you have to Browse to the file where you exported the Address Book from Outlook Express and then press Open. When you are done press Next.
In the CSV Import window choose the fields you want to import. If you are not sure which fields to select, select all of them and press the Finish button.
Now the Address Book has been moved from Outlook Express to Windows Mail.

Importing E-mail Accounts Settings
First, go to Tools -> Accounts. In the Internet Accounts window, press the Import button.
Now you have to browse to the location where you exported your e-mail accounts settings and select the file containing those settings.
Repeat this procedure for all your e-mail accounts. All the restored accounts settings will be listed in the Internet Accounts window.
Importing E-mail Messages
Go to the File menu, select Import and then click on Messages.
In the Windows Mail Import window, you need to select the third option - Microsoft Outlook Express 6 - and click on Next.
Select Import mail from an OE6 store directory and press the OK button.
Now you have to browse to the folder where you exported all your e-mail messages, click the Select folder button which takes you to the next screen at which point you then press Next.
Select the message folders you want to import and press Next.
After the import is finished, the wizard will show a Import Complete message. Press the Finish button.
Now all your e-mail messages from Outlook Express will be available in Windows Mail. By default, all your imported messages will be placed in the Imported Folder. You can move them to any other folder using the drag and drop procedure.

Aug 27, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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I want to transfer mail from windows mail(vista) to microsoft outlook (xp)


you could try to export the emails from one application and import it into the other.

do File/Export

then File import

outlook has a diffarent file format and might not be able to import them though

Mar 17, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Out Look Express


Outlook and Outlook Express are not the same program, and they are not actually even close to using the same programming.

You cannot import Outlook files into Outlook Express. You can import both into Outlook.

Select File->Import and Export, and then choose "Import from another program or file" then choose either PST file for Outlook or Outlook Express. Select the defaults from then on and browse to where you saved the emails. If you saved the emails correctly it should import them.

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