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AAARGH! I'm going nuts here! Been searching online for ages!
I am trying to transfer my contacts/address book from Outlook Express 2002 to Windows Live Mail and am getting nowhere :D .
I found the Address Book (wab) in the Outlook Express folder on my old computer but there's nothing in it it seems!
I don't want to transfer all my emails though if poss.
Pleeeease help! ;)
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There is no such thing as "Outlook Express 2002", do you mean Outlook 2002?
If so, Outlook 2002 doesn't use the WAB file, so therefore there will be nothing in it.
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;) Aha!
That would explain it. Thank you!
I wonder why on earth there is a folder named Outlook Express then! Bizarre!
It is only Microsoft Outlook not the Express version. (It says it's 2002.)
Please would you tell me how to export the contacts only and import into Windows Live Mail.
Much appreciated!
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Outlook's Import/Export should be on the File menu.
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There is an Export/Import option but then there are all sorts of options I didn't know which to choose. I chose the obvious ones (so I thought) and it didn't work out several times.
Alternatively I could sync up my BlackBerry 8110 Smartphone, but from what I've read that isn't compatible with Windows Live Mail unless I forget that and download another option that would sync directly with my BlackBerry.
I am due to upgrade my phone soon but if it doesn't sync with my mail program that would be impractical.
Any advice out there please?
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Windows Live Mail (WLM) should import Contacts directly from Outlook, if both are installed on the same machine.

Otherwise, in Outlook, export to a .CSV (comma separate values) file. Then in WLM, import from the .CSV.

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Note: WLM is not Outlook. If you need something that works with your BlackBerry, save yourself some grief and use Outlook.
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