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    How to import Thunderbird e-mails into XP version of WLM

    My friend has XP Home with SP3 and all updates installed.

    I installed Thunderbird for her but she doesn't like it, so I have installed the XP version of Windows Live Mail, which she much prefers. However, I cannot find out how to import the Thunderbird messages and email folders into WLM, and would greatly appreciate assistance as to how to do this.

    Please advise.

    Thanks and regards,Roy

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    Jerry, thanks for the suggestion but the procedure mentioned doesn't work with the latest version of Thunderbird.

    Do you, or does any other Lounger, have any other ideas?

    Please advise.

    Thanks and regards,Roy

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    Here's the Mozilla page that has some recomendations:
    http://kb.mozillazine.org/Export_mai..._or_Apple_Mail

    Jerry

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    Jerry, thanks again, but nothing in the Mozilla page helped. I sorted things out the long winded way by creating folders in WLM to match the Thunderbird folders, and then dragged and dropped each message from the Thunderbird folders to the WLM folders.

    The only (minor) problem left is that I can't find any option in the XP version of WLM to add the Send/Receive action to the Menu bar. Do you have any ideas about that?

    Please advise.

    Thanks and regards,Roy

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    On my XP installation of Windows live mail, its called sync instead of send/receive and is the last icon to the right. Its not there, try right clicking on a blank space on the tool bar and select customize or try view on the menubar and click on customize toolbar.

    Jerry

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    Thanks a lot Jerry, sync did the trick.

    Best regards,Roy

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