1.    15 Apr 2016 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Jensen Beach Florida
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    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
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  2.    15 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Covington, Louisiana
    Posts : 735
    Windows 10 1703 Pro 64

    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
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  3.    16 Apr 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Jensen Beach Florida
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    Thanks, phone man
    That solution defies all my computer logic.
    However, it worked.

    Pete
    (Former phone man-retired)
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  4.    16 Apr 2016 #4
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phone Man 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.
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