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On the old Machine What Email program did you use , on the new machine What Email program do you have .IE Outlook , Windows Live Mail ?
Thanks so you have some .PST files on and External back up ?
We need your email that is backed up on the External drive this should be a >pst File ?
No problem this can be case when in Different time zones What i will do is opt out and let the other experts look at your case and hopefully someone who is online at your time can help