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Microsoft Outlook problem

Apr 26, 2016 3:38AM PDT

So, I bought a new PC and I wanted to transfer my emails from my old PC to my new one. I located the files on my old PC and I copied them to my new one. But when I exported them I kept getting the message "your imap server wants to alert you to the following you exceeded your mailbox quota is exceeded,0". I guess this is because my email server is full but I want to store my emails on my PC. Please help.

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Re: mail
Apr 26, 2016 4:27AM PDT

That's the difference between IMAP (mails are on server) and POP3 (mails are on PC).

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Microsoft Outlook problem too
May 5, 2016 12:41AM PDT

I have the same problem. I would really like to know how to solve it.

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Re: same problem
May 5, 2016 3:03AM PDT

So yoiu copied the same files to the new PC and did the same export as the OP? Please tell which files and what export.

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(Fixed) I think..
May 5, 2016 3:26AM PDT

I created my accounts on my new PC as POP. If you create them as POP then all of your emails are saved on your PC. If the Outlook you were using on your old PC is older version then the one you have now, you have a bit of a problem. For example, Outlook 2010 creates multiple files to save your emails into. Outlook 2013 created one .ost file for each account you have. If this is not the situation then you can copy the .ost files in the same library on your new PC and then create your accounts. When you create the accounts, you will create them as POP accounts and you will see an option on the window, asking you if you want to link the account to a file. Then you will browse the .ost file and Outlook will create your account as it was before. If you need detailed instructions, feel free to ask me.

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