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Importing Account and Address Book From Out Look into Thunderbird


RobCharles1981

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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?

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Woolwell

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Do you mean Outlook Express address book or Outlook contacts?

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RobCharles1981

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The 1st One.

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Woolwell

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Not done that but this may help OE to Thunderbird

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RobCharles1981

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

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RobCharles1981

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http://kb.mozillazine.org/ImportOutlookcontacts

This helped me fine

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

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Woolwell

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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.

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RobCharles1981

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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?

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Woolwell

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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

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RobCharles1981

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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.

:-S

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