seawasp (seawasp) wrote,
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Migrating to TBird from Netscape, take two (more detail)

Well, I tried the suggestions, which seemed to sorta-almost do it, but I suspect I'm doing something wrong. I have just reset everything (deleted and reinstalled Thunderbird), so here's some more detail for the wizards out there:

New Computer:

C:\Documents and Settings\rs\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\1dpqw5m7.default

would appear to be the proper directory to put stuff into. "rs" is my username on Windows XP.
Currently in that directory:



Old Computer Hard Drive:
D:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\default\1x1vea8k.slt

Appears to be the equivalent directory. I say this because it is only in this directory that there were changes in the mail files up through the last day I used this drive.

In THAT directory:



You'll note the several directories: Cache, Cache.Trash, Chrome, Imapmail, and Mail.The important stuff is in Mail, but THAT is a little strange, too. In "Mail" is the following:



The most important material is in the folder "mail.webcom.com", which contains the most up-to date mail, but a couple of the others appear to have been modified in the last month or so which is odd, as I have only one really active account on this machine.

Inside mail.webcom.com is:






So, what needs to be moved, what needs to be left alone, and what's so screwed up that I should give it up, chump? Any ideas?
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