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Window 7-to-10 -- how to keep old emails, address book, settings, etc?

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I'm finally moving to Windows 10 with a new computer. I want to keep my Thunderbird address book, folders of old emails (very important!), and (if possible) settings from my old Windows 7 computer.

After installing Thunderbird on my new computer, do I need to do anything more than copy to the new (10) computer the final profile from my old (7) computer?

Advice will be much appreciated!

I'm finally moving to Windows 10 with a new computer. I want to keep my Thunderbird address book, folders of old emails (very important!), and (if possible) settings from my old Windows 7 computer. After installing Thunderbird on my new computer, do I need to do anything more than copy to the new (10) computer the final profile from my old (7) computer? Advice will be much appreciated!

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Gosh, that's much simpler than I'd expected! Thanks!

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Copy the Thunderbird folder on the W7 computer, delete the Thunderbird folder on the W10 computer, if it exists, and paste in the W7 folder in the same location.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/moving-thunderbird-data-to-a-new-computer

Copy the Thunderbird folder on the W7 computer, delete the Thunderbird folder on the W10 computer, if it exists, and paste in the W7 folder in the same location. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/moving-thunderbird-data-to-a-new-computer
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Gosh, that's much simpler than I'd expected! Thanks!

Gosh, that's much simpler than I'd expected! Thanks!
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