I'm exporting from Outlook Express and Windows Live Mail to Outlook 2010. I chose Export Messages to Microsoft Exchange and I selected individual folders to move one at a time. It shows it's transferring files for each folder with the number of files transferring. The green status bar moves as it completes each folder. But when I look in Outlook, there are no messages in the folders. When I go to the new individual folder it says "There are no items to show in this view." I acts like it's transferring my messages, but nothing there.
I had been transferring folders from Outlook Express and they transferred fine up to a point then it stopped, which I only noticed after the fact when I checked in Outlook as I went along. I discovered the above message started occurring after 11 folders had been successfully transferred then after that point no. The folder gets created, but no messages.
Yes, I had both emails clients open.
I looked at mydocuments\outlook files
firstname.lastname@example.org - Microsoft Outlook Internet Settings.pst 96,489 kb
outlook.pst 1,936,401 kb
I don't know why this is here but I also have temp versions of the same files.
~outlook.pst.tmp 64 kb (changes can be zero then jump to 64)
~email@example.com - Microsoft Outlook Internet Settings.pst.tmp 64 kb (changes can be zero then jump to 64)
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook contains the following:
Microsoft Outlook Internet Settings.sharing.xml.obi
outlook.pst 2,096,912 kb
I did see back in April someone had the same problem, but completely lost with the answer by Diane Paremsky.
There was also something about Shift+6, but I got lost there and it didn't do anything anyway when I Shift+6 it in Outlook.
"look in Folder list (Ctrl+6) and make sure there is only 1 set of folder" I have no idea what this means or what Folder list means in this case.
I followed the instructions at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/980534 for transferring. Like I said it was working fine then just stopped transferring thought it looks like it did. I had the same folders also on Windows Live Mail and then tried to transfer them, but had the same results. Windows Live Mail is my default email.
I am using Office Professional 2010 32-bit on XP SP3.
I basely know nothing about using Outlook 2010. I am only importing files so I can convert to pdfs and keep attachments by Acrobat X.
Thanks for any help.