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Transfer email and contacts files from Vista to Windows 8

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    Transfer email and contacts files from Vista to Windows 8


    I have saved emails and also lengthy contact lists and contact groups on my old laptop, which is running Windows Mail on VISTA. I want to transfer all this information to my new laptop, which is running Windows 8. Can someone tell me how to do this? The Mail app in Windows 8 does not seem to be compatible with the old Windows mail. I have tried several ways to transfer this info but no success.
    Last edited by tgiKinerryg; 20 Jan 2013 at 12:04.

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    Can't be done......but there is a tutorial on this site that I followed to install Windows mail from vista to windows 8. Go to the tutorial section and do a search.
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    Thanks for the reply. Where do I find the tutorial you mentioned -- i.e. on which site?
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Transfer email and contacts files from Vista to Windows 8
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