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Moving opera mail to new computer - missing labels

  • Where are they stored?

    Moved everything to a new computer following info found here and it worked - almost.
    Everything is there except the labels.
    A big deal for me - I use them a lot, for several years.


  • Usually they are stored on index.ini but i'm not sure if it's the only file related to labels.

  • Yes, index.ini. See <>.

    Just remember, you need to move both the roaming and local AppData Opera Mail folders to the new computer and then install Opera Mail on the new computer in the same program files folder you installed before and things should just work as long as there are paths in operaprefs.ini in the roaming profile folder that are incorrect. Easiest way to fix that is to delete all preferences from operaprefs.ini that have a path.

    You might want to click the wrench icon on the mail panel toolbar and reset the mail panel to defaults. You might also want to right-click on the "Labels" access point, goto "customize" and make sure all the labels are set to show. They could be just unchecked for some reason.

    Or, maybe there was file corruption somewhere in your mail that was exposed when you move/copied the files.

  • I play with labels everyday between my Home machine & Office machine.

    I alter them every single day but mostly using the Home machine to alter the office's.

    You may try to look up where your OLD MACHINE :

    index.ini ( usually store ar C:\ blah blah blah \ Opera\profile )

    ( save them in a safe place firstly )

    Use 1st to use index.ini to replace the index.ini in your NEW machine.

    If it works as the way you want it., do not do anything to the

    Hope this help.

    Thank you