Transfer of emails and address to new computer

  C4 13:28 05 Feb 14

I have used windows easy transfer to move files from a Windows 7 computer to my new one running Windows 8.1. Although my documents, photos etc have transferred, I cannot find my thunderbird address books, or e-mails. Where are these items stored/

  northumbria61 14:03 05 Feb 14
  The Kestrel 16:17 05 Feb 14

I have moved my Thunderbird emails to a new PC recently using Mozbackup as in northumbia61's link. I found it easy and very successful.

  alanrwood 10:43 06 Feb 14

Just look for your Thunderbird "Profile" folder usually somewhere in user data and copy it tp your new machine and set up a new Profile (Run\Thunderbird.exe -p)and point the folder location to where you installed the profile from your old machine. I personally put it in My Docs so it backs up with My docs on an automated daily backup.

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