My rule of thumb with messages in Microsoft-ese (a language grammatically similar to English but incapable of conveying useful information) is to google the phrase. Something in all that confusion might work: for instance, this talks about something called "Windows Easy Transfer" (which makes me wonder why it's hard to find?)now that would seem the case wouldn't it, you'd think that it would be that easy, but all I get is "messages cannot be imported from the MAPI client".
I am afraid I don't understand the error message (being blonde an all that) help? please??
You probably need Outlook installed for this method. This would be the case if Vista Windows Mail has no native understanding of the PST file's format, but can "drive" an instance of Outlook to read the file on its behalf.I have made a PST file and I put that lovingly on my desktop, and explained gently and carefully to Windows mail where to find it, but Computer said No!
I have zero experience with anything deeply Microsoftish, for reasons that could easily start a flame war.I highly doubt the "Windows Easy Transfer" cable is going to do anything to help unless arayq2 has personal experience with it.
In the sense that either Windows Mail can handle the format natively, or have available a COM-object that can. Installing Outlook on the Vista box would probably make that PST file accessible.Ultimately, the files still need to be in a format that can be moved from one program to another.
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