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win 7, backup disk, how do I get local folders data off to new comp.?

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I have moved to new laptop,win7 from old desk side,win7 but old computer is no longer bootable bad disk. I have a backup of old computer.Thunderbird is now ok on new computer except I did not get LOCAL FOLDERS from old computer.How do I get the LOCAL FOLDERS from backup disk.I assume they are there but at a lower level. Better then nothing though. Jer

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First of all determine what part of the Thunderbird profile is in your backup. The profile is basically what you need. See

The next steps depend on what's there, and what you can/want recover from the backup.