How do migrate in PST format from Outlook Express data

Outlook express not run in update window DBX file format created by Outlook express but Its format not supported any email, like MS Outlook. How to convert DBX file format to PST file format without any data loss? If you know about this, please suggest me.

  • You can try DBX to PST converter tool offered by various third party software providers. Or you can try the manual method, which is:

    1. Browse DBX files from your system

    • Click on Start and then move to Control Panel.
    • Now, in Control Panel click on Appearance and Theme.
    • After that click on Folder Options and then click on the View tab.
    • Immediately click on the checkbox Show files, folders and drive options, which is present below the Hidden Files and Folders option.
    • Now, copy the folder where DBX files are saved installed with Windows editions 7, 8 and 10.

    2. Move DBX files to Windows Live Mail

    • Open Windows Live Mail in the new
    • Then, click on the File tab and then click Import messages.
    • Now, choose Microsoft Outlook Express 6 and proceed further.
    • Browse and locate where DBX files are stored.
    • Select the folders which you want to import, by selecting all or only particular.
    • Finally, click on Finish.

    3. Shift Windows Live Mail data to Outlook PST.

    • Open Outlook and Windows live mail together.
    • In Windows live mail, click on File > Export and select Email messages.
    • The select the format which you want to export.
    • Click on Next.
    • A message will appear “This will export messages from Windows Live Mail to Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Exchange” and then click on OK to proceed.
    • After that select Folders options, in Outlook where you want to transfer files.
    • Select the right appropriate option and click on OK to proceed.
    • After completion of transferring files, click on Finish.

    If this is too technical for you, you can try Office 365 cloud migration. we took this method while helping our company go cloud-based.


  • You can use the manual process to move Outlook Express data to Outlook PST format after exporting the data in EML format. This is an another process which helps you to import Outlook Express data to Outlook

    • First you have to Drag & Drop the emails into new folder then it will create a EML format
    • Now again drag & drop the email into Window Live Mail
    • Now open both email client (Outlook and Window Live Mail)
    • In WLM > Go to File option >> Choose Export messages
    • Select Exchange server then click on Next
    • Click on OK button to confirm the migration process
    • Choose all folder or selected folder then click on OK button

    Now wait until the process is finished