Importing Account and Address Book From Out Look into Thunderbird

  RobCharles1981 20 Oct 11

I've just installed Windows 7 and I'm going to be using Thunderbird as my Email Client.

I was on XP and made a back up of my account settings and address book and Email Settings.

I've Successfully imported my Email settings into Thunderbird but a niggle is happening when I'm attempting to import my addresses and settings:

"An Error Occurred While Importing Settings" (Account Settings)

"An Error Importing Address Book"

How do I go about this?

  Woolwell 20 Oct 11

Do you mean Outlook Express address book or Outlook contacts?

  RobCharles1981 20 Oct 11

The 1st One.

  Woolwell 20 Oct 11

Not done that but this may help OE to Thunderbird

  RobCharles1981 20 Oct 11

I need more suggestions from someone that uses Thunderbird.....

  RobCharles1981 21 Oct 11

This helped me fine

Need to work out how I import my account settings into Thunderbird.

  Woolwell 21 Oct 11

Glad that you are fixed. I use Thunderbird as a secondary e-mail client on my laptop. It is OE that I haven't used for many years. With Thunderbird I found it easier to put in my account settings manually.

  RobCharles1981 21 Oct 11

Cheers - How do I get my Account Settings into Thuderbird? If I have the other config files Outlook Express is there a way round this?

  Woolwell 21 Oct 11

I did it manually (no import). I think that you may have a snag not having OE on the system anymore so you cannot export from OE

  RobCharles1981 21 Oct 11

I was able to look on google for ways to look at the iaf settings file and got the settings there.

I got the settings configured but one of the accounts has a problem

with one of the accounts "Sending Of the password did not succeed" and I know its the right password.



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