Export Messages from Windows® Mail to Mozilla® Thunderbird
What are the ways to export messages from Windows Mail to Mozilla Thunderbird?
Windows Mail is a newer version of Microsoft Outlook Express mail management program. Windows Mail is provided as the default mail client in newer versions of Windows and is having a new amped up graphical interface and productivity options that helps users to stay close with the worlds of work and play. There a number of third party e-mail clients available in the market these days and most of them are based on communities that believe in free softwares. Mozilla Thunderbird is one such free e-mail client developed by the Mozilla corporation which is a nonprofit organization believing in free software. Mozilla Thunderbird is having many advanced options and features when compared with the Windows Mail and hence most users might want to switch from the latter to the former. The importing of data from Windows mail to Mozilla Thunderbird is quite easy, but in some cases the users might experience issues while performing the operation. Freezing of the program while importing data, crashing of the program, system crash, memory dump errors, system restarts and error displays are some of the most common issues that can occur while importing data to Mozilla Thunderbird from Windows Mail.
Discussed below are some points that will help the users to fix issues that occur while exporting messages from Windows Mail to Mozilla Thunderbird:
- Verify files and restart program
- Fix conflicts and other issues
- Disable add-ons and update program
Verify files and restart program
Mozilla Thunderbird users who are having issues while importing messages from Windows Mail program should first verify the status of the files that are to be imported into the program. The users are advised to close the Windows Mail program prior to the import function so as prevent issues and then perform the operation. If the issues persist, then the users are advised to restart the system and the program and retry after doing so. This will help export messages from Windows Mail to Mozilla Thunderbird under minimal errors.
Fix conflicts and other issues
Software conflicts caused by incompatible programs in the system and other valid system issues can also be the reason behind the problem during the message import operations in Thunderbird program. The users of Mozilla Thunderbird program in these cases are advised to fix valid issues in the system by adopting proper corrective actions. Doing so and restarting the system to apply the changes made in system configuration will help to fix related issues with Mozilla Thunderbird.
The add-ons installed in Mozilla Thunderbird program can sometimes interfere with the normally supported functions and might be the cause of the issues with the message import function. The users are therefore advised to disable unwanted add-ons and restart the program to apply the changes. Retrying the import after disabling add-ons will help fix issues. The users are also advised to retry after updating the program as it will help fix issues related with program errors or bugs.
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