How to Export Mail from Thunderbird to Outlook Express

  • Download mbx2eml and extract it to your Desktop.

  • Create a new folrder in desktop with the name "mail"

  • Open your Mozilla Thunderbird store folder in Windows Explorer.

  • Open the Local Folders folder.

  • Highlight all files named like folders in your Mozilla Thunderbird that have no extension.

  • Exclude "msgFilterRules" and "Inbox.msf" as well as all other .msf files, for example.

  • Copy or move the highlighted files to the "mail" folder on your Desktop.

  • Open a Command Prompt window (via Start | All Programs | Accessories | Command Prompt).

  • Type "cd ".

  • Drag and drop the "mail" folder from your Desktop onto the Command Prompt window.

  • Press Enter in the Command Prompt window.

  • Type "mkdir out". Press Enter.

  • Now type "..\mbx2eml * out". Press Enter.

  • Open the "mail" folder from your Desktop.

  • Open the "out" folder.

  • From the sub-folders of "out", drag and drop the .eml files onto the desired folders inside Outlook Express.

How to Export Mail from Thunderbird to Outlook Express How to Export Mail from Thunderbird to Outlook Express Reviewed by Kiran Kumar on 6:56 PM Rating: 5

1 comment:

Fix Computer said...

Interesting. I had never really thought about it, but definitely something I should consider.

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