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Importing messages from MS Outlook into Windows Live Mail, MAPI problem
  

When i try to import messages Outlook Express to Windows Live Mail, the following error message may appear: Unable to import messages from MAPI client. An error has occurred. When i try to export messages from windows email, the following error message may appear: Unable to complete the export. Error initializing MAPI. Please help.

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Re: Importing messages from MS Outlook into Windows Live Mail, MAPI problem

Before you import the mail items, configure Outlook Express so that it is not the default Simple MAPI client. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Restart your computer and then start Outlook Express.
2. In the menu Tools, click Options.
3. Tab connection, click Edit to open the dialog Internet Properties.
4. Tab Programs, click on an email application other than Outlook Express in the list Email. Click Apply, then OK.
5. Click OK to close the dialog box options.
6. Exit Outlook Express and then restart Outlook Express.
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To export messages from Windows Live Mail Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP, follow these steps:
1. Start Outlook.
2. Start Windows Live Mail.
3. In Windows Live Mail, click File or press ALT + M to display the menu bar File.
4. In the menu File, point to Export, and then click Messages.
5. In theAssitant Exporting Windows Live Mail, click Microsoft Exchange, and then click Next.
6. Click OK when the following message appears:
This will export messages from Windows Live Mail to Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Exchange.
Note If Outlook is not open, select a profile to receive messages, and then click OK.
7. To specify the files you want to export, click All, then click OK or selected files, select the folders you want to export, then click OK.
8. Click Finish in the window Exporting completed.
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To import email from Outlook Express to Windows Live Mail on Windows XP, follow these steps:
1. Click Start, All Programs, Windows Live and Windows Live Mail.
2. Windows Live will help you automatically find the location where the Outlook Express folder. Click Next.
3. In Windows Live Mail, click theicon menu, then click the View menu bar.
4. Now click the menu File, place the mouse on Import and click Messages ... from the dropdown menu. The import wizard in Windows Live Mail opens.
5. Select Microsoft Outlook Express 6and click Next.
6. Click on Browse ...
7. Look for the folder Outlook Express (which you previously copied from Windows XP) and click OK.
8. Once the selected folder, click Next.
9. You can either choose to import all the files you had in Outlook Express, or decide to import only some. In this example we will import all folders. To do this, it should select All Folders. Then click the button Next.
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You can use the Import Wizard in Windows Live Mail to import messages from other email programs on your computer, such as Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook, so you can view them in Windows Live Mail.
1. Start Windows Live Mail.Windows XP, click Start, then Programs. Windows Vista, click Start, then Programs.
2. Click Windows Live, and then click Windows Live Mail.In the menu File, point to Import. If the menu bar does not appear on the toolbar, click the View menu Afficher le menuThen click Show the menu bar.
3. Click Messages.
4. Select the mail program to import from the messages, then click Next.
5. Follow the instructions on the screen. Imported messages appear in the folder pane (Left Panel of Windows Live Mail, containing the folder structure for all mail accounts, the accounts of newsgroups or RSS feeds you have added. The folder pane also shows your Outbox and any offline storage folders located on the hard drive of your computer.) , under Storage Folders.
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With Outlook 2007, the import is done directly by the import tool. (If both are on the same PC), I did in Outlook:
* Double click on Contacts
* File
* Import and export
* Import messages and Internet Addresses
* Next
* Select Outlook Express 4.x, 5.x, 6.x or Windows Mail
* Uncheck Import Mail
* For duplicates, I chose Do not import duplicates
* Click on Finish.
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Once the export is complete and you're ready to import your e-mail accounts, messages and address book to Windows Mail to launch it. IMPORTANT: During the import process we recommend that you open Windows Mail as administrator.Go to the menu Tools > Options. Go to the tab Messaging and click on the button Data Files. A small window will open and you will see where Outlook Express stores all your emails. Then copy the path of this place, and access them from Windows Explorer. Then copy that file contains your backup directory where you store.
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Go to menu File > Import and select Messages. In the Import window, e-mail, you must choose the third option - Microsoft Outlook Express 6 - and click Next. I n the next window, select the option Import mail from a store directory, Outlook Express 6 and press the button OK. You then need to browse your computer to reach the directory where you saved your file storage that we copy a task above and press Open.Then select the folder the messages you want to import and press Next.Once the import is complete, a message indicating that it is finished you will be displayed on the screen. You will then click on Finish. Now all your emails of Outlook Express are available in the Windows Mail. By default, all your imported messages will be placed in the Imported Folder. You can move to any other folder using the method of drag and drop (drag & drop).
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To export your mail from Windows Live Mail to Microsoft Outlook 2007 follow these steps: The side of Windows Live Mail , Open Windows Live Mail. PressAlt to display the menu (FileEPublishing Aisplay Achieving Outils Options). SelectFile, Export Messages, SelectMicrosoft Exchange, A message appears clickOK, Select all files then Ok, Clickfinish. A bar indicating the progress of the export. The side of Microsoft Outlook 2007. SelectFile, Import Export. Import from another program or file, Outlook data file (. Pst) Next. Then clickbrowse to select the. pst (message Windows Live Mail), ClickOpen and Next. All mail will then be sent to Microsoft Outlook 2007.
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