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Post Posted February 7th, 2018, 12:11 pm

Hello,

I have Thunderbird up and running on a Windows 10 32bit PC, wiith email storage on a seperate partition (E:\thunderbird\...), all OK.

I've just assembled a new PC running Windows 10 64 bit, can some body point me in the right direction so I can transfer my emails, address book etc.?

Thanks in advance.

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Post Posted February 7th, 2018, 12:19 pm

The OS version (32bit vs 64bit) has no impact on your requirements. The same version of Thunderbird will run under either version. See this article for migrating your data:

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Transferring_ ... hunderbird
For a concise, less detailed version of the process, see this thread --
viewtopic.php?f=28&t=1421375&p=7251375#p7251375

For an alternative approach, see tanstaafl's posts in this thread -- viewtopic.php?f=39&t=2942915&p=14209121#p14209121

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