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30-09-2012, 04:07 PM
I have just got two machines with Win 7 installed. Found a conflict with AVG and Mozilla Thunderbird. I currently run an XP Pro system and they were my defaults. Was advised to go with Microsoft Live Mail and the anti-virus program in Windows Essential. No problems so far. On trying to export and import my contact list either by .crv or .wab I get my contacts OK but no email addresses. Thunderbird exports in LDIF format. How do I work with that? Anything I am missing, please

30-09-2012, 06:49 PM
On deeper investigation I found that the corresponding bits of data for each field have to be physically linked between the programmes before transferring. It is a bit ponderous but it works. Hope this helps others who may have the same problem

01-10-2012, 12:46 PM
But, even easier, you could have stayed with Thunderbird!

01-10-2012, 03:37 PM
Microsoft security essentials works just fine with Thunderbird, using AVG is akin to using Norton you leave yourself wide open