Fix issues while importing data from Microsoft® Outlook Express 6
What are the problems that occur while importing data from Outlook Express 6?
Microsoft Outlook Express is a popular e-mail client which is widely used by the companies all over world. When compared to the Web mail which you can access online Microsoft Outlook Express is different. Microsoft Outlook Express is an e-mail client which is installed in your PC. Just by launching the program, you can check your mailbox through an e-mail client without opening an Internet browser as long as you have an Internet connection. Microsoft Outlook Express has got firm privacy and security features, which supports digital IDs and S/MIME encryption. Microsoft Outlook Express is able to manage multiple MSN, POP, IMAP and Hotmail accounts. Microsoft Outlook Express 6 is one of the versions included in Microsoft Outlook and it is an e-mail and new application designed by Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft Outlook Express 6 is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows 2000 Operating system.
The following are the problems that occur while importing data from Microsoft Outlook Express 6 and the ways to fix it:
- MAPI Error
- Use Microsoft Outlook Express tools
- Tip to be considered
Sometimes you might receive an MAPI error when you try to import data from Microsoft Outlook Express. This error mainly occurs when you try to remove Microsoft Outlook Express from your PC before you try to import the data. When you do not have Microsoft Outlook installed in your PC then also you would receive this error. So as to fix this issue, you would have to reinstall it temporarily or you would have to change your MAPI settings or have to upgrade to Windows mail so as to import your data.
Use Microsoft Outlook Express tools
In order to import the data from Microsoft Outlook express you can make use of Microsoft Outlook express inbound tool. To import the Microsoft Outlook data, you would have to simply drag them from the Microsoft Outlook Express to some of the folder in Windows explorer. By doing so the e-mails would be saved as *.eml files.
While importing data from Microsoft Outlook Express you would have to keep the backup of your e-mail because there are chances of losing your data. The backing up of contacts is also very helpful when the Microsoft Outlook.pst file is corrupted. As Microsoft Outlook Express supports multiple user accounts, it would allow you to put your data virtually on any storage media like CD and DVD. You can backup and restore your identities, message rules, e-mail accounts, preferences, blocked sender lists, signatures, Windows Address Book, Favorites and My Documents.
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