How to Export EML Files from Window Live Mail to Outlook PST File

Although Microsoft Outlook is one of the most preferred and finest email clients globally. Some other email clients are also available there but they are used by few numbers of users and Windows Live Mail is one of them. Windows Live Mail client saves user emails and information in EML files format while MS Outlook saves in PST file format, Therefore, emails created in different programs are not synchronized automatically. Here we tell you how can you export your EML email files from Windows Live Mail to MS Outlook.

Make sure before you start the process of exporting EML files to PST files you need to install MS Outlook in your system and login with your profile.

Follow these steps carefully to export your emails from Windows Live Mail EML files to Microsoft Outlook PST files.

1.    First of all Open both Window Live Mail and Outlook.

2.    In Windows Live Mail window click on the File menu, then choose Export and now select Email Messages.

3.    The after choosing the format Microsoft Exchange and now click OK.

4.    A pop-up message window will appear saying emails will be exported to MS Outlook or Microsoft Exchange, then after clicking on OK.

5.    Choose the folder where you want to export or save the file and click on OK.

6.    Now Click on Finish Button.

Note: The time taken in the whole process of exporting emails depends on the quantity of the emails you want to export.

How to Import Contacts in Outlook from Windows Live Mail

1.    Go to Contact in Windows Live Mail and click on Export and choose CSV (Comma Separated Values).

2.    On CSV export window Click on browse and choose a folder on the desktop.

3.    Save the file as WLMContacts and click on Save button.

4.    Click Next to select fields and click on Finish.

5.    Now open MS Outlook.

6.    Go to Contact and click on File, then Click on Open and click on Import.

7.    Now choose the option “Import from another file or program” then click on Next.

8.    Select CSV (Comma Separated Values).

9.    Browse the WLMContacts file from the desktop folder and click on Open to Import.

10.    Click on Next and at last Click on Finish.

This is the whole process of “How to export Emails and Contacts files from Windows Live Mail to MS Outlook”. I hope you understand and it will help you to export emails and contact from other email clients.

If you still facing the problem then you can try this Regain EML to PST Converter software. This tool convert your emails in just few clicks.

How to Resolve Error 0x80040600 in Microsoft Outlook?

Commonly, while we use Microsoft Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016 or Outlook 2019 to send or receive emails and receive the following unknown error 0x80040600. When this error occurs, it blocked all activities in Outlook related to file and folder. It will occur in any MS Outlook version. You can use free tools to resolve or fix this problem like ‘scanpst.exe’. Follow the steps below explained to get freed out with the error:

1. Close MS Outlook to run the ‘scanpst.exe’ inbox repair tool.

2. Go to search option in the Start menu and type SCANPST.EXE to locate it.

3. Double click on SCANPST.EXE and click on Browse to locate the corrupted MS Outlook PST file.

4. To start the recovery process Click the Scan button.

5. A message will appear on the screen and asking for Create Backup, to continue to click OK.



Reason for Outlook Error 0x80040600 is PST file corruption

Generally, error 0x80040600 occurs in MS Outlook due to the overload of the PST files. The entire MS Outlook version has a storage limit to store PST files. To avoid 0x80040600 errors you need to maintain or check its storage from time to time. When a user crosses the storage limits then PST files gets corrupted and then automatically this 0x80040600 error displays. It can also occur due to affected by the virus on a personal system of user or due to the use of corrupted software or external drive.

Method to avoid the Error 0x80040600 in MS Outlook

•    Create a backup of PST files regularly. It is essential and useful during file recovery or during upgrade version of Outlook

•    Suspect as soon as PST files corruption first my own, look for the possible remedy and avoid application close unexpectedly as much as possible.

•    Delete unwanted emails and data take away with the help of PST files and folders to avoid exceed storage limit problems.

•    You can use authenticated software only and keep antivirus program up-to-date.

•    To avoid system close suddenly, close MS Outlook application then after other running applications.

•    You need to modify the PST files storage limit in the versions or never store files above the 2GB limit.

The method mentioned above helps you to prevent corruption issues in any version of MS Outlook. If you are following this method even when you find Outlook errors, you can use the PST repair tool. Regain Outlook PST Recovery software is famous for possessing the same capabilities. This software fixes the hang on the error and creates new PST files immediately. Check out the steps mentioned below to recover affected PST files instantly:

1.    Launch it after downloading and installing the software.

2.    Choose Search option for the unknown location or Browse option for known location of the PST files.

3.    After choosing the PST file source, select Repair single or Repair multiple files from the option as you need.

4.    To start the recovery process choose recovery mode and click the Finish button.

5.    The software will start scanning and fixing the error 0x80040600 then you can enlist your recovered PST file in a hierarchical way.

6.    To verify the contents and attributes of the file click on the Preview option.

7.    Click save button and choose the file format from the option Select Output to save the repaired or recovered files. With the help of these methods, you will recover 100% complete PST files and get flawless Outlook files access to experience and enjoy it. You can use software and method mentioned above to solve the error in any version of MS Outlook.

You can download the free trial version of this application from here. Free version will show you the preview of all recoverable data.