DBX to PST conversion is the best technique to migrate emails from Outlook express to Microsoft Outlook 2013, 2010, 2007 and 2003 etc. In this article I will explain a safe and suitable method to perform the conversion.

Outlook Express being an outdated email application is not used amongst users but those who are using wanted to migrate to MS Outlook to avail advance set of features and compatibility. Users who are seeking migration from OE to Microsoft Outlook needs to first convert DBX items in PST file importable in MS Outlook. This is because MS Outlook does not understand DBX format to read files, users are required to convert DBX in PST to allow Outlook reads its mailbox items. For such concerns only third party tools like DBX to PST converter are used as there is no manual procedure available to import Outlook Express in MS Outlook.

How To Migrate DBX In PST On Windows 8?

QuickData DBX to PST converter tool is an advance tool that permits users to convert mailbox data from Outlook Express DBX files to Outlook PST. The tool help to convert bulk Outlook Express DBX files in single Unicode PST importable in all Outlook versions including 2013. The tool is completely a Windows based tool that runs on all Windows Operating System including Windows 8 without any technical issues. Users who need to seek migration on Windows are required to download and install the tool.

Note: Windows 8 users are required to run the tool as ‘Run as Administrator’.

  1. Launch the tool from Start > All Programs > QuickData DBX to PST converter tool.
  2. From the initial screen of tool, click on ‘Add File’ option, now either add a DBX file with tool or browse a folder that contains DBX files. Users can also check on ‘Auto Detect the storage location’ to automatically let tool load DBX files from storage location.
  3. After the files are added with tool, the scanning of files start automatically starts and once completed all DBX files will be previewed to users. Users can take preview of all Outlook Express DBX files in multiple views including HTML, Attachments, MIME, Message Header, Hex, Properties and Email Pop view etc. This help to investigate emails according to forensics point of view before migrating into Outlook environment.

Select required files and export into PST format. Split PST if required and save at desirable location in hard drive.

Additional Facilities Offered By Tool

The tool also helps to export Outlook Express DBX files in EML and MSG file formats to allow users import and access OE data in different email applications. Once the DBX files are converted into EML format the data can be accessed in multiple clients including Mozilla Thunderbird, Eudora, Entourage and Windows Live Mail etc. If required users can apply naming convention to emails that help to save according to different criteria like subject of the mail, date wise or receivers address etc. The most relishing facility offered by tool absence of Outlook installation when saving DBX emails in PST format. 

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What a poor article… MS Outlook, really?
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