Windows 10: Move Windows Live Mail Solved

  1.    15 Apr 2016 #1

    Move Windows Live Mail


    I should know this. However,
    I need to get my Windows Live Mail off my old PC and put on new built PC.
    Both are running Windows 10, Build 14316.
    I've tried a simple Export Message but it exports the Folders with nothing in them.
    Had this before but can't remember.
    Pete
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 639
    Windows 10 1703 Pro 64
       15 Apr 2016 #2

    Go to "user" - AppData - Local - Microsoft - Windows Live Mail. This is the default folder for WLM. It has all your accounts and e-mails.

    Copy the Windows Live Mail folder and after installing WLM on your new system copy the folder to the new system. Then open WLM and everything should be there except Contacts so open Contacts and export them.

    Jim
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    16 Apr 2016 #3

    Thanks, phone man
    That solution defies all my computer logic.
    However, it worked.

    Pete
    (Former phone man-retired)
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 4,765
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       16 Apr 2016 #4

    Phone Man said: View Post
    Go to "user" - AppData - Local - Microsoft - Windows Live Mail. This is the default folder for WLM. It has all your accounts and e-mails.

    Copy the Windows Live Mail folder and after installing WLM on your new system copy the folder to the new system. Then open WLM and everything should be there except Contacts so open Contacts and export them.

    Jim
    Thank you.
    I am saving this in my Tutorial files.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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