How to import Eudora® to Mozilla® Thunderbird
Eudora is an e-mail client just like Microsoft Outlook. It also offers the features for importing existing settings, e-mail, and address books either from Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Outlook Express or Netscape Mail programs. The e-mails could be transferred from one computer to another with the help of the mail file. Mozilla Thunderbird is also another e-mail client. It is almost same as that of the Eudora. Background mail checking and sending is offered in Mozilla Thunderbird. It also offers the features for importing existing settings, e-mail, and address. The main cause of importing or migrating from Eudora to Mozilla Thunderbird is advanced features, customizability of Mozilla Thunderbird. In corporate the e-mail client used might be Mozilla Thunderbird. You might need to download e-mails in Mozilla Thunderbird. In order to import Eudora to Mozilla Thunderbird, you need to start Mozilla Thunderbird. After that, you need to click on 'Tools' menu, and select 'Import'. Then, you need to individually import mail and address book from Eudora.
The following are the common issues while migrating Eudora to Mozilla Thunderbird and tips to fix the same:
- Unable to import
- Mail box corrupted
- Computer freezing while importing
Unable to Import
You need to access Mozilla Thunderbird and then access the import function. Make sure that the address book as well as the mail file is selected. If the administrator has restricted the disk on which Eudora is installed, then you might not be able to import the mails. The import function may not always work when the mail folder of Eudora is on a network drive.
Mail Box Corrupted
Eudora stores all mails in Inbox, in a single file. This file is placed in the installation folder of Eudora. When there are issues with the installation folder then it is likely that the e-mails might get corrupted. The mail file is stored on the hard disk. The hard disk might be having bad sectors. When there are bad sectors sometimes, the mail folder might get corrupted. Run error checking on the disk.
Computer Freezing while Importing
The e-mails need to be imported using the import feature. Sometimes the computer might freeze while accessing the Eudora e-mails. There are many reasons for this. The computer might be missing some files that are critical or the mails might be having some malware. You need to scan the Eudora e-mails with any e-mail scanner. Close other running programs and import.
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