Sixth Part of Introduction to Thunderbird Series Tackles Importing Email and Address Books

Thursday September 4th, 2003

Morten W. Petersen writes: "Kay Frode has created another article introducing new users to Thunderbird, which explains how to import email and contacts from other applications. It follows the first, second, third, fourth and fifth articles, which received great reviews and lots of helpful feedback up on our website. Any comments? Thanks."

#10 How to reimport mail from a Mozilla profile?

by naylor83 <>

Friday September 5th, 2003 3:53 PM

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Slightly OT, I know, but since this discussion is pretty close to what I want to know I thought I'd give it a go.

If I have an old profile of Mozilla saved on a CD, how do I go about getting my old e-mails back into Mozilla after reinstalling Windows (and formatting the HD)? If I remember correctly from my last attempt to do this, it isn't possible to just replace the MBOX files in the new profile with the old ones. Has anyone tried this before me? (Surely someone must've 8-|)