View Full Version : Outlook Express Files to Outlook

14-02-2010, 09:35 PM
I backed up all my OE .dbx files from my XP PC and have them on an external Hard Drive.
On my new PC (W7-64 bit) running Office 2007 I only have Outlook.
I can't import them directly into Outlook.
Is there a simple way to open/view/convert the files to something I can use?

14-02-2010, 09:43 PM
The way to have done it would have been to install Outlook on the old machine and import direct from OE. into Outlook then save the pst file.

14-02-2010, 09:43 PM
Full instructions here MS Site (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA010943871033.aspx) < I do this quite regularly on customers PC's But its with Outlook Express > Windows Live ( similar procedure)

Speedy Gonzales
14-02-2010, 09:44 PM
this ? (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA010943871033.aspx). Snap :p

14-02-2010, 09:47 PM
There is maybe this too but I have not tried it.

14-02-2010, 09:54 PM
this ? (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA010943871033.aspx). Snap :p Crackle and POP -- All we need now is the milk :lol:

Speedy Gonzales
14-02-2010, 09:56 PM
That'll have to wait till tomorrow. We ran out of milk, and the cornflakes :p

14-02-2010, 10:05 PM
easy did it the other day. Open the .dbx files in express then in Outlook go to import and select from outlook express.

14-02-2010, 10:30 PM
Thanks everyone. Looks like it would be easiest to install Outlook on the old PC, import the emails from OE and then burn a CD or back up the pst files to an external HD and then I could open or save them to Outlook on the new PC?

14-02-2010, 10:40 PM
You would use Outlook to import the PST file on the new PC