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Date:      Tue, 13 Jan 2009 11:50:55 -0800
From:      "Kurt Buff" <kurt.buff@gmail.com>
To:        "Grant Peel" <gpeel@thenetnow.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Transition Questions.
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On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Grant Peel <gpeel@thenetnow.com> wrote:
> Kurt Buff wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Chuck Swiger <cswiger@mac.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On Jan 13, 2009, at 9:54 AM, Grant Peel wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> A couple of more questions if anyone has the time.
>>>> 2. I want to import my Oulook express folders to Thinderbird. I know it
>>>> can be done on windows, but when I try the impirt feature (running
>>>> Thunderbord on FreeBSD), there is no option to do this. Is there a way?
>>>>
>>>
>>> Aside from doing the import on Windows?  Unix versions of T'bird have no
>>> knowledge of Microsoft's PST files, but I suppose you could upload your
>>> Outlook email to an IMAP server and then download those messages normally
>>> from there.
>>>
>>
>> Outlook != Outlook Express. OE, last I looked, stores its mail in a
>> .mbx file, which isn't compatible with .pst files.
>>
>> Beyond that, I can't say.
>>
>> Kurt
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>
> Hi Guys,
>
> Looking at the folders on Outlook Express, they are in *.dbx format.
>
> Does this help?
>
> -Grant

Sorry, my memory led me astray - they are .dbx files.

And, unfortunately, that doesn't help. I think the procedure described
by George Davidovich is your best bet.

Kurt



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