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My Mac laptop died. Its hard drive is still good. I was able to pull what I needed off the Mac and copy it to a Windows machine using an open source tool (I forgot its name).

I need my old e-mails. I was using Thunderbird for e-mail on the Mac. How do I load those e-mails into Thunderbird, Outlook or any other Windows e-mail tool? I did Google this, and there were some brief explanations, but they did not work. The vast majority of posts are about going from Windows to Mac.

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Find the profile folder on your Mac and copy it to proper folder on your Windows: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Thunderbird

To access HFS drives from your Mac on Windows you need to use special software (i.e. MacDrive) or some Linux Live CD. (I recommend Ubuntu).

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