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How to import mail messages from Outlook Express Version 5.0 to Outlook Express Version 6.0?

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How to import mail messages from Outlook Express Version 5.0 to Outlook Express Version 6.0?

To import mail messages from Outlook Express Version 5.0 to Outlook Express Version 6.0, please follow the steps below.
1. Start Outlook Express Version 6.0.

2. From Menu bar, click File, point to Import and click Messages.

3. Select Microsoft Outlook Express 6 and click Next.
* Even if the mail messages are stored in Version 5.0 format, select Microsoft Outlook Express 6.

4. When prompted to specify the location of the mail messages, click Import mail from an OE6 store directory and click OK.

5. Click Browse and specify the path of the folder where all the extension DBX files are stored. Click OK.

6. To import messages to all folders, select the All Folders option and click Next. Otherwise, to select the folders to import the messages to, select the required folders, and click Next.

7. Click Finish after all the messages have been imported.