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Import Outlook Express (PC) emails into Mail
Authored by: woodstone on Mar 31, '04 11:12:25AM

Wow, that's quite a lot of work.

I used a program called DbxConv. This program converts Outlook Express mailboxes (dbx) to the format used by Apple's Mail (mbox).

For me, the whole proces took about 10 minutes!

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Import Outlook Express (PC) emails into Mail
Authored by: pochrox on Apr 06, '04 04:10:16PM

Thanks for the info. I also gave the utility a try and as far as I can tell, the utility does the same job. Yes, it was a lot of work doing it via Entourage; I wish I came across this utility earlier (I searched in Google but missed this one).

I had a small hitch either with the utility or Apple Mail--Apple Mail imported my Inbox.mbx (1030 msgs) as 1 big msg. So I imported instead into Entourage and it worked properly there; then I used Entourage to generate the mbox to import to Mail.

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Import Outlook Express (PC) emails into Mail
Authored by: gnanic on Mar 18, '05 06:43:21PM

Hey this seems like a great idea. This is what I tried doing, but it did not work. I downloaded DbxConv. Since the DbxConv was a WinZip file, I extracted it to a new folder on the desktop. I went to the New Folder on the desktop and I saw the file in there DbxConv.exe. I coppied a outlook email file to the New Folder next to DbxConv.exe. I went to msdos and I typed in dbxconv *.dbx, and then I get a message saying: "bdxconv is not recognized as an internal or external command." I dont know if I am doing something wrong or what is happening. If you ave any information to give me please do. I would really appriciate that. My e mail address is Once agin if you have any information on this please let me know.

Thank you...

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