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Boris
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migrating Thunderbird

I have run Thunderbird portable for some years now without issue. I have about 20 email addresses and 3 years worth of emails. It lives on an external drive.
Recently my laptop died and I luckily had not long backed up to the external drive.
I've got my new laptop now however when I click to start Thunderbird it acts as if it is a new program, with no record of my emails, my accounts or anything. What am I doing wrong?

Boris
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Anyone?

Anyone?

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you would need to move

Data folder that had saved Portable data entries into the data folder of the new Portable Thunderbird data folder

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.” Dr. Seuss

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I'm sorry I don't understand

I'm sorry I don't understand that?

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Try this

Go to Tools in Thunderbird then import select what you want to import and point the directory to wherever you have the back up files located

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.” Dr. Seuss

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got them. Thank you very much

got them. Thank you very much I appreciate the help

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Great to hear

Smile sorry about confusion last evening Caffeine this morning made brain work better Smile

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.” Dr. Seuss

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