Can't import mail or address from Outlook

RESOLVED WORKSFORME

Status

SeaMonkey
MailNews: Address Book & Contacts
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major
RESOLVED WORKSFORME
14 years ago
13 years ago

People

(Reporter: Jon M. Crate, Unassigned)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows 2000

Firefox Tracking Flags

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Details

(Reporter)

Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040113

I have an > 400 MB Outlook.pst with a large DB of addresses and have saved
important e-mails in a variety of folders.  I've been fighting this for three
weeks.   I did not want to install Outlook on this new PC, but had to for
Mozilla mail  to import addresses or mail.  All recent efforts have also failed:
Made Jon an Administrator, Mozilla was uninstalled, Outlook was ironed out and
works great in both Admin & Jon.  Moz brouser & Moz mail work great except for
importing.

When attempting to import mail -> "An error occurred importing mail from
Outlook: Unable to find mail to import. Check to make sure the mail application
is correctly installed on this machine".

When attempting to import addresses -> "Addresses successfully imported from
Outlook: No address books found to import". 

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Can not import either mail or addresses
2.
3.

Actual Results:  
Import Addresses states success, but none found
Import E-mail states error, unable to find any mail.

Expected Results:  
Import

Comment 1

14 years ago
Are you sure Outlook was the default mail application?
Make it the default and ensure Preferences/Mail&Newsgroups/General Settings/Use
Mozilla Mail as the default mail application is unchecked.

I experienced the same problems like you, but with the above changes it imported
mail successfully.
Product: Browser → Seamonkey

Updated

13 years ago
Assignee: sspitzer → mail
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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