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To import email account from another computer please follow this guide

Phase 1: Export Account from Old computer

Open Outlook express and go to "Tools>Accounts"
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Click on "Mai" Tab, Select the account and click "Export" Button
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It will ask to save the account backup file.Save that file to a removable drive and move it to new computer.
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Phase 2: Import Account to New computer

Open Outlook express and go to "Tools>Accounts"
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Click on "Mail" tab and press "Import" Button
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It will ask for ".iaf" file. Select the file that exported previously from old computer and click "Open"
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Done. Account was imported and is ready.
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I did exactly same way and does not work for me in W10.

Why???
not possible, please read steps carefully
sure 100%.

I díd exactly
Not work any idea???
It should work, but since it does not in your case, i suggest creating accounts manually.
(07-19-2016, 04:26 AM)JamesBond Wrote: [ -> ]Not work any idea???

Just had the same error, but then created a dummy first account, after which importing of other saved .iaf accounts works!
Wink

PS: My first post, yay, solving a problem!


(07-15-2016, 08:13 PM)Rafail Wrote: [ -> ]not possible, please read steps carefully


PPS: Not all of the nearly fifty worked, only about twenty five. Reexporting helped only for very few. No clue why?