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Solved: Contacts not in Outlook Address Book (Outlook 2002)

Q: Solved: Contacts not in Outlook Address Book (Outlook 2002)

OS: XP home

I recently re-installed my entire computer, incl. MS Office 2002.
When restoring the .pst files, something went wrong. Maybe I needed to re-install more than just .pst files, maybe it screwed up because I renamed the back-up files?

Either way, the problem is that the Contact folder is not displayed in the Outlook Address Book, and I cannot manage to make it so.
I tried the following:
- Right-clicking the Contacts folder, Properties, Outlook Address Book tab. The checkbox "Show this folder as an e-mail Address Book" is greyed out, so I cannot check it.
- Tools, E-mail accounts, View or change existing directories or address books. Outlook Address Book - MAPI is listed (as only one). When pressing Change..., I get an error message: "This E-mail account cannot be configured. Please run Outlook and choose this profile before attempting to make changes to it." There is only one profile (I had 2 before re-installation, but no longer needed the second).
If I try to Add... an Additional Outlook Address Book, or a Personal Address Book, I get the error message "The account you have added is not fully configured. It might not work properly until re-configured correctly."

Nice, but how to re-configure it correctly??? I prefer not having to re-install the program...

I tried to Remove the listed Outlook Address Book, but then could still not Add... one (same error message), so the originally listed one re-appeared.

What can I do?

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A: Solved: Contacts not in Outlook Address Book (Outlook 2002)

Did anyone respond to this 2.5 year old problem with a solution? I have exactly the same problem now and hope there is a solution out there. I'm puzzled and cannot find the solution on the net. Thanks.

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I have worked diligently to import outlook .pst file/s to a new Outlook installation (Outlook 2003 on Windows 7). All contacts, emails and folders are shown correctly.

However, when I am in the inbox and click on "New" to create a new email message, then click on "To" to select the intended recipient, no contact list appears???

Does anyone know how to configure this correctly?

Thank you in advance,

Bruce Weigman
 

A:Solved: MS Outlook Contacts and Address Book.

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I have WINDOWS 7 - in my Microsoft Outlook email, all of a sudden my Outlook Address Book shows up as 'Contacts' when I open my Address Book. This just happened recently. I must have pushed some buttons unknowingly to make this switch. How do I get my Address Book back under 'Outlook Address Book' so that I don't have to click on the down arrow and then click onto 'Contacts' --- thanks much.
 

A:Solved: Outlook Address Book now showing up in 'Contacts'

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At work I use Office 2007 and Outlook is our e-mail client. I have many names in my address book but I want to be able to have a certain group of people that I can send mail to with a click of the "To" button. The help file is not very helpful at all.
 

A:Solved: Outlook 2007 Contacts/Address Book

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I have tried to import my .WAB file from Microsoft Office Outlook 2002 to Outlook Express. I used File, Import from within Outlook Express. I select the .wab file to import, and I get a message in about 1/2 a second saying it has been done but no addresses are imported.
Do you have to have both programs open? Is there another way to import addresses into OE?
 

A:Import Outlook 2002 address book to Outlook Express

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Using Outlook 2003 and Windows 2000 Pro.

I have managed to export my Eudora e-mail addresses from Eudora Pro 6 to Outlook Express (because they would not go directly to Outlook) and then to Outlook 2003 Contacts; but, I cannot get the e-mail addresses in the Contacts list to show up in the Outlook 2003 (e-mail) Address book.

When I click on Tools> Address Book, I get an error monologue that says:
The address list could not be displayed. The Contacts Folder associated with this address list could not be opened; it may have been moved or deleted, or you may not have permissions. For information on how to remove this folder from the Outlook Address Book, see Microsoft Office Outlook Help.Click to expand...

As is typical of most error messages from Microsoft programs, the message is absolutely correct and absolutely useless.

It may or may not be helpful to know that I did not allow Outlook to store its PST file in its default location. I moved it to drive D where I store all user-created data.

Help is greatly appreciated and if I didn't furnish enough information, please ask.
 

A:Solved: Outlook Address Book will not pick up addresses from Contacts

I found the solution here.
 

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I have reinstalled OL2003 and my account was imported from Outlook Express. However, I cannot figure out how to get my contact folder to show in my address book when I am looking for an address to send an email. The Address Book properties shows 'Contacts' as the address source, the first list to be searched and checked the option for it to be the contact folder. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
 

A:Outlook 2003: Contacts not in Outlook Address Book

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I find that whenever I receive a mail and then reply the Email ID of the person does not get saved and show in the Address Book/Contacts of Outlook. Any ideas?

A:Ms Outlook Address book/contacts

It depends on what version of Microsoft Office you have: Automatically Add Addresses to Outlook Contacts

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Can anybody help me. i have a new machine and intend using mozilla thunderbird rather than MS outlook.
Is there a way I can copy contacts from old machine and install in Thunderbird?
 

A:Outlook address book/contacts

Thunderbird can import messages and contacts from Outlook, that's for sure, but I can't find out what format the data must be in for importing. If you export your "Contacts" folder with Outlook's "Import & Export" tool, that will create a PST file which contains all your contact data.

If Thunderbird can import PST files you're good to go. If it can't, your Outlook "Contacts" folder can instead be exported as a 'Comma Separated Values (Windows)' file (CSV) which can be imported into most popular Windows email clients.

Export both formats at same time and I'm sure one of them will be okay for importing into Thunderbird.
I do know it will import Outlook data (I just checked their website) but I've never actually used it to know which file-types it can import.
 

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I opened my address book up and edited it (adding and deleting anyone I wanted/didn't want). I then closed the address book, and went into outlook and clicked on Contacts. It still shows everything I just deleted, and doesn't show anything new.

I was under the impression the Address Book and Contacts were the same thing. Apprarently not! Anyway, I selected all my contacts, and deleted them. Now my contacts are empty, but my address book is full and what I would like to use. How do I get all those "contacts" from my address book into the Contacts folder within Outlook so when I'm composing an email, I can hit on the New email, then to the TO..(to bring up my contacts)
 

A:Outlook Address book and contacts.

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I find that whenever I receive a mail and then reply the Email ID of the person does not get saved and show in the Address Book/Contacts of Outlook. Any ideas?

A:Ms Outlook Address book/contacts

It depends on what version of Microsoft Office you have: Automatically Add Addresses to Outlook Contacts

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Outlook 2003 - XP...

I can't figure out why my Address Book and Contacts are different.
I'd like to update my Contacts to be the same as my Address Book, which is where my Outlook goes to address my mail.
I need to export my Contacts to import into my new Mac.
I can't see any way to export the Address book, or even save it to a PAB file, although I must have done it sometime ago when I first set up this system.
I do understand the Contacts is contained as a folder in my PST file.
But where does the Address Book file live and how do I use it to update my Contacts?
Am I crazy?
Thanks,
Ron
 

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I just moved to a new system and my contacts in outlook are missing and not complete. That being said all the correct contact info in in an Address book (leave it to Microsoft to take a simple thing and make it a mess). How do I get all the contacts from the address book to the contact page in outlook. While some of the contacts are in the contact area in outlook another whole bunch is in this address book. Any ideas??
 

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Okay, I posted earlier about Word 2002, now I am about Outlook 2002. It's on the same machine which leads me to believe the woman on it is doing something and not telling me, or that her machine is just posessed.

When she opens her address book, which is part of an Exchange environment, she does not see the Names field first. She sees the Business number, then the Email Type, then the Company, then the Name of the person or distribution list.

I've noticed there is no way of moving these fields around. You can resize them, but the three (3) that are in front of the Name field will be reduced to nothing if I do this.

Any suggestions? I'm really about ready to uninstall/reinstall Office.

Thanks.
 

A:Outlook 2002 Address Book...

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Just installed Office 2002. In OUTLOOK, all folders were maintained including Contacts.

Two Problems:

1. I get two copies of every email.

2. My address book is blank. I want it to use my Contacts. I tried "address book / tools / options but all three addressing fields are blank, so I can't pick my Contacts list.

(contacts are on my machine - no network involved).
 

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I recently purchased a new computer that has Office 2010 installed. I would like to move the contents of my .pts file from my old computer which has Outlook 2007 to my new computer which has Outlook 2010. Before, when I wanted to transfer my .pts file from one computer to another I would just copy the file to a portable hard drive and then transfer the file to the other computer. However, Outlook 2010 is completely different animal. When I go to C:, Users, App Data, etc., new computer, it is completely different from my other computer that had Vista. My question is, how can I transfer my .pts file and/or my address book, calendar, contacts, etc. for my older Windows Vista computer that had Outlook 2007, to my new computer that has Windows 7 and Outlook 2010 installed? Thanks in advance for any and all suggestions.
 

A:Solved: Moving Outlook Messages and Address Book From Outlook 2007 to Outlook 2010

Hello referee07;

Copy your .pst file from your old computer to the new one or your portable hard drive.

To launch the Outlook 2010 Export/Import wizard, first go to File menu, navigate to Open, and click Import.

In the Import And Export wizard, select Import from another program or file option and hit Next

Under File Type, select Outlook Data File(.pst) and hit Next

Now choose the file to import, select the options, and hit Next

Once done, finally select the folder to import from(if you want to import complete data don’t change any settings) and make sure Include subfolders is checked. You can either import the file to the current folder or choose the folder.

Hope this helps!

Dave
 

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OK I'm confused. I finally managed to import all my contacts from roadrunner and Live to Outlook, but the contacts appear under PEOPLE. How do I get them to the address book so that when I click TO: to send an email the contacts appear?????

A:Outlook contacts vs. address book and people

People in Outlook 2013 is the old Contacts. When you create new email and click To, the list will appear.

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Hello, Will someone please help! My computer HP Pavalion Desktop Windows Vista Home Premuim. Is messed up I have been scanning for infections and backing my music, my documents, pictures etc. to Disks. Can't figure out how to back up addrees book so I don't have to put all my contacts in manually is there a way. Please Help! Thank You very much. I'm going to Recover to Manufacture I have the disks! With hopes of getting rid of my pc's issues.

A:Outlook 2007 Contacts Address Book!

You need to use the Import/Export command within Outlook to back up your PST's.

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Hi,

thanks so much for this service - I have gone through the forums and I know this is a commom question but I can't find the answer thanks for your support with this service.

Outllook 2007

I want to make distribution lists for my contacts.

I go to file new distribution list within a group of contacts and can make and save the distribion list

I open the distribution list and select members.

In address book the contacts do not appear ?

Why thanks for this service

DJ
 

A:Outlook 2007 address book does not see contacts

Hi Donjar,
It sounds like your contacts folder is not listed as an Outlook Address Book. Right-click your contacts folder and go to Properties and then the Outlook Address Book tab. Check the box for "show this folder as an email address book". Hope that helps.
 

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Can someone explain the difference to me between the Contacts in Outlook 2000 and the Address Book?

It took me some time to realize they weren't actually one in the same.

I'd appreciate any good links to places that would explain this and how they interact.

Do they update each other? They seem awfully redundant...

Cecilia
 

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I have all my contacts including postal address and email addresses stored in outlook 2010 as contacts it syncs to my iPhone and generally it works very well.

But when I want to send an email to one of these contacts I start the new email and go to the outlook address book but then if this is a recent contact that I have not emailed before.

I have to add the email address into the outlook address book as a new contact.

Then outlook asks me if I want to update the person in the contact list, clicking yes adds the email address to the contact list.

But why do I have to add the email address into the address book why does it not retrieve the email address from the contact list

So is it possible to add all my contact emails addresses into the address book without having to do them one by one.

A:What is difference between address book and contacts in outlook

Address Book was actually Windows Address Book that came with WinXP and was used by Outlook Express. Contacts in Outlook could be used to import from WAB. The Contacts in Win7 is located in C:\Users\YourLogin\Contacts appears to be separate from Outlook's Contacts which are stored along with messages, settings, etc., in Outlook's .pst file.

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Hello,
I recently got a new computer and transfered all my pst files over to the new outlook. I have all my contacts listed in the contact folder, but for some reason they are not showing up in my address book. I had this problem in the past a little over a year ago, and remember that a friend came and did a simple click..click and mad my contacts visible in the address book, but I can't for the life of me figure out what he did and he is not available to ask. Anyone know how to get my contacts to appear in the address book. I seem to remember him doing something with properties somewhere, but I have searched all over and can't figure it out. Please help, and thank you very much.
 

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I sync Outlook with a Tungsten E. My Address Book is completely empty, even though it seems to be looking in the right area of Contacts. What to do?
 

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Re: Outlook 2003 not Outlook Express
Operating System: Windows XP

How do I save my Outlook Address Book (all Contacts) so I can take it from one computer (my desktop) and install it in another computer (my laptop)?

Have you ever actually done this yourself? The reason I ask is because the standard Microsoft Help and Support steps are not right.

Once again, I use Outlook 2003, not Outlook Express.

Thank you very much for your help...

BridgeTender
[email protected]
 

A:Outlook 2003 Address Book (Contacts)

BridgeTender said:


Have you ever actually done this yourself? The reason I ask is because the standard Microsoft Help and Support steps are not right.]Click to expand...

What steps did you try then? No point in giving you a method if you have tried it and failed.
 

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I recently moved by Outlook.pst file from my desktop to a laptop, since we'll be on the road the rest of this year.

Never mind all the dumb things I did, but as of now, my Contacts are accessible only by clicking the "contacts" bar, down below the "mail" bar and a couple of others, on the left half of the Outlook 2003 window. If I click the little book icon up at the top, Outlook complains that it can't open the Contacts folder, then gives me a chance to select another folder from a drop-down list that says:

Address book
Contacts
Contacts
Contacts

None of these work. They all either can't be opened, or contain no information.

So My Question IS:

If every contacts folder Outlook can list is either gone or empty, where are the contacts which show up by pressing the Contacts bar actually located?

And, how do I put them into the Address Book so that when I type in the first few letters of a contact in the "To:" box, it will give me the chance to accept what it pulls up?

And how do I find out where the empty/missing Contacts folders are and get them the hell off the drop-down list?

Thanx in advance...

al
 

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My operating system is Windows 7 64-bit. I transferred all of my files from my old computer, which ran XP--SP3. My email client on that computer was Outlook 2007.

After transferring the files I loaded Outlook 2007 onto the new computer and carried out whatever setup instructions I was given.

The standard toolbar on Outlook has a search box labeled "Search address books." On my old computer, if I wanted, for example, to look up a contact's phone number, I could search via that box and find the contact. On the new computer no name comes up in that box when I search it. It's empty.

To look up a contact I have to go from the Email page to the Contacts page and search in a box labeled "Search All Contact Items." All of my contacts are in there (actually, they're in there twice; somehow duplicate contacts folders were made), and the search box locates them.

I do not have a problem with email addresses. When I begin to type the name of a contact in the "To" box of an email, a list of contacts' email addresses appears in a drop-down box, just as it did on my old computer.

I want to include all of my contacts in the address book that appears on the Outlook toolbar. Can anybody tell me how to do it? Thanks.
 

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how do i transfer my contacts or address book to outlook express address book?
 

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I just ran into this for the first time ever.

I tried to add a new Contact name and data, as I've done for years. When I went to retrieve the name it didn't show. Just to make sure I had saved it I re-entered everything, clicked "Save and Close", with my wife watching me do it as proof that I wasn't going batty, and the name didn't show in the listing. So I did it again two more times. Didn't work. So I then entered my name with a "TEST" added to it. That didn't show up in a search of the Address book either.

Now, to get even screwier, I then entered the name in the little search window at the upper right hand corner instead of opening the Address Book, and lo and behold I find all four entries of the original name I tried to add to start with, but they don't show as entries when I open the full Address Book.

?????

Any ideas as to what's happening? I've got a couple hundred names in my Address Book/Contact list, so I obviously know how to add them, but these aren't showing up.
 

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I used to have my contacts in the personal address book. I have recently switched to categories. Now when I need to forward an email to several people there are no contacts in the address book. One would usually select forward, then select "To" and the address book would open with all the contacts. Is there a way to keep categories, and still have those contacts listed in the address book.
 

A:Outlook 2002 address book question?

Hi sailing2you

Right click on the Contacts folder
Properties > Outlook Address Book tab
Make sure this is checked: Show this folder as an e-mail Address Book
Apply, OK to save and close.

If that does not make a difference, how did you switch to By Category?
In the View menu?

If you switch your Contacts back to By Address Cards, then the Contacts appear when you click the To: button?
 

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Hi there,

when trying to access the address book by clicking on the relative item, i am being given the following error.

The address list could not be displayed. The Contacts folder associated with this address list could not be opened; it may have been moved or deleted, or you do not have permissions.

Please note that all the relevant addresses can be accessed by clicking on Contacts, but it would be more appropriate to click on the address book.
Can you help.

A:Microsoft Outlook 2002 Address Book

I have a few questions for you:

A.) Did you delete the address book folder in your C drive?

B.) Have you done any viruses and/or spyware scans after this problem?

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I wish to know how to sort the names which appear in the address book generated from the Contacts file of Outlook 2002. Currently (I presume by default) the names appear first name, last name and I wish to sort them last name first. [At the risk of insulting the reader's intelligence, (a) I elaborate below, and (b) I am not asking how to sort the Contacts file, which I already have sorted last name first.]

In Outlook 98 (and in Outlook 2000 - according to a friend who uses it) when one is preparing to send an e-mail, one clicks on the address book icon and a SELECT NAMES window pops up. In that window is a smaller window with a list of the names (generated from the Contacts file) in the address book that you may click on to choose them for the "To", "Cc" or "Bcc" line of the e-mail. Just above the list of names is the title "Name." It is this list of names that I wish to be able to sort. In Outlook 98 and Outlook 2000, there is a small triangle shaped button next to the "Name" title, and if you click on it you can change the sorting of the names from first name, last name (as it appears now) to last name, first name. Clicking on this button also allows you to change the order of the names from ascending to descending, and vice versa. In Outlook 2002, there is no such button in the Name title line (nor any other method of sorting I can discover). I can't believe this feature is unavailable in Outlook 2002 if only bec... Read more

A:Outlook 2002 Address Book Sorting

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I've got Outlook 98 on my desktop with a 397 addresses in it that I'd like to move to Outlook 2002 on the laptop. I can move files via my home network so that's easy to do.

I've located the .wab file folders on both machines and moved a copy of the OL98 file over to the laptop folder, but the previous owner's file keeps showing up in OL2002 Contacts even though I've moved that file to another place.

The other thing I just noticed while double checking my .wab folder is that it is an old one, even though it is the only one that shows up in a search. Have they changed the designation or something?

I did a test move of another folder using Export/Import and it seemed to work with a .pst folder, but if I do it with my Contacts list and export it to a .pst folder, will it convert back in Outlook 2002?

As always, tips and advice are appreciated.
 

A:Moving Outlook 2002 Contacts/Address file?

Exporting the settings as a .pst file will allow the transfer of your contact information/list to Outlook 2002 using the Import/Export utility. That is the simplest way to transfer information. If the previous owner's file continues to appear within Outlook 2002 and you have located it (I would attempt this now but I have just uninstalled office XP) it would make sense to replace and remove it - though I'm not sure about the cross-compatibility of the .wab format between the two versions.
Hope this helps,
James.
 

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Hi all... I am trying to figure out how to get all of my contacts to display in my address book. I add frequently to contacts, but they do not add themselves to the address book. Is there a method or a tool for download that will sync my contact list with my address book. I don't mind clicking here and there to perform an update, but I am trying to avoid having to do this for each and every missing entry. thanks a bunch.
 

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Old system XP Pro migrated to a new Vista laptop with Outlook 07. The address book in OL 07 should be the contacts folder (contacts migrated fine). However, following all the instuctions from multiple places these things still occur: No OL address book drops down; in location where it says to mark contacts as the address folder--it is grayed out and will not let me set it as the OL address book; shows that OL address and Mobile address are already present when I try to set up a new address book (although they don't show up in OL anywhere).

I cannot get the contacts to show as the address book; indeed it won't even recognize there is an address book. From research, moving OL 03 to OL07 in Vista is a bear.

How can I get an address book to show in the drop down in OL 07 and how can I get the contacts folder to show up in the dropdown/as the OL 07 address file? Tried all of the help tips and nothing is working...nor is published online resource help.

Can you tell me what to try next? Frustrated.
 

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This is a story of two computers. The old one is a Dell and the replacement is an HP (also old - but works fine).
My Dell desktop quit working recently. Discussions on a hardware forum indicated possible motherboard failure. The Dell had two hard drives. The C Drive with the OS (Win 7) and Office 2010 (email with Outlook 2010) and the D Drive with all my personal files.
To make sure I preserved the hard drives I obtained an adapter, took the hard drives out, read them both with my laptop, so both drives are fine.
I located a used HP desktop from which its hard drive had been removed. I hooked up my D Drive to the HP and installed Windows 7 and Office 2010. All of my personal files remained intact.
I set up Outlook 2010 which automatically found my two email accounts but my address book and contacts list did not appear.
I still have my Dell's C Drive hooked to my laptop. The C Drive from my old Dell still has the Windows 7 OS and Office 2010.
I've located two places on the C Drive that appear to have Outlook files:
Users - Me - AppData - Local - Microsoft - Outlook
Users - Me - AppData - Roaming - Microsoft - Outlook
I don't know how to read those files, I don't know if my address book and contents are in there and, if they are, I have no idea how to retrieve them.
Even if they aren't in those folders they've got to be somewhere on the drive that has the OS and Office.
What do I do next?
Thanks.

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Old system XP Pro migrated to a new Vista laptop with Outlook 07. The address book in OL 07 should be the contacts folder (contacts migrated fine). However, following all the instuctions from multiple places these things still occur: No OL address book drops down; in location where it says to mark contacts as the address folder--it is grayed out and will not let me set it as the OL address book; shows that OL address and Mobile address are already present when I try to set up a new address book (although they don't show up in OL anywhere).

I cannot get the contacts to show as the address book; indeed it won't even recognize there is an address book. From research, moving OL 03 to OL07 in Vista is a bear.

How can I get an address book to show in the drop down in OL 07 and how can I get the contacts folder to show up in the dropdown/as the OL 07 address file? Tried all of the help tips and nothing is working...nor is published online resource help.

Can you tell me what to try next? Frustrated.
 

A:Contacts Not Showing as Address Book Vista Outlook 07

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My problem is this; I tried earlier to upgrade my IE4 and OE4 to 5 but found that in doing so I lost most of the contacts in my address book, not all just most of them. Well I uninstalled 5 and went back to ver 4. Now I still cant see all my contacts. The peculiar thing is that if I save the wab contact list on a floppy and open it on anothe pc running OE4, but an earlier version of the address book, I can see all my contact info. My wab says it is ver 5.00.2919.6600. I really need some help in sorting this one fast.
 

A:Outlook Express Address Book-lost contacts

With IE5 I know there is an Import feature.
Any version.
Can't tell you more I don't have mine enabled right now.
I think it's on the edit button

TheGorx http://www.geocities.com/thegorx/Windows/index.htm
 

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I have about 4000 entried in my personal address book (.pab). I need to get all of these from there to my "Contacts" within outlook 2002.

The reason for this is so when I sync my handheld, it will get those contacts also. It wont pick them up from the address book. Any ideas how I can move these entried in my address book so that they appear in the Contacts of Outlook 2002?
 

A:moving address book entries to outlook contacts

Instructions for importing a pab (Personal Address Book) into Outlook 2002's contacts can be found on this page.
 

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Hi,

I'm having a problem with my Outlook Address book not displaying some of my contacts.

The setup is this:

Within Public Folders, All Public Folders I have 'My Folder' and a section for Contacts.

With Contacts I did go to properties -> Outlook Address Book tab -> and checked 'Show my folder as an e-mail address book'

However not all of the contacts correlate with this folder. I've named the address book 'My Folder contacts' to make sure I was looking at the right folder.

I did check several entries that were not appearing and made sure that in the field: "File As" that it was filed as Last Name, First Name. But still it did not show up in the email address book.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

JFresh

Within the contacts entries I have
 

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I have many contacts in my Outlook 2007 "Contacts", all added by hand (my last computer was stolen). However, they do not appear in the address book.

I found this error documented under the title "Contacts are missing when I click the To, Cc, or Bcc buttons" in the Outlook 2007 help file, but the fix does not work:

(1) Under Contacts Properties > Outlook Address Book, the option to use this folder as an address book is greyed out and unavailable, so I proceed to part (2) of the fix.

(2) I go to Tools > Account Settings > Address books and "Outlook address book" does not appear under Name. I follow the directions for adding one, exit Outlook, and wait for a few minutes before restarting.

The situation is the same: the requisite checkbox is still disabled. Gnargh!

Thanks,
-freakomatic
 

A:Unable to use contacts as address book in Outlook 2007

this happened to me and I have to click on contacts everytime I send or forward emails. It defaults to address list but under the address list it gives contacts. When you click on contacts, they all appear - MAGIC ! hope this works for you too. Patsy
 

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Hi there,

I have this problem on one Notebook that I cannot figure out.
My user is trying to synchronise his outlook including the offline address book. When he does this working in offline mode, the synchronisation always hangs at the stage where it says: Decompressing offline address book.

The only thing this user changed before this problem was installing linked-in. But I don't really see a connection between this, and not being able to download the addressbook completely.

When I delete all .oab files and go in connect mode + synchronise then the offline address book synchronises without problems.

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Bart
 

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Hi Everyone

I'm using Office 2007, and have just transferred my data to a new computer.
When I come to address an email however, the address list is empty, although my contact lists are showing within 'Conacts'.

If I go to Contacts Properties 'Contacts' is grayed out under 'Name of the address book', and I cannot tick the box 'Show this folder as an e-mail address book'.

Can anyone shed some light on how I can reslove this please?
 

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I'm curious as to why you've prefaced the title of your thread with: "You are subscribed to this thread"?
 

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Hi,
I have been using Outlook 2007 for some time (contents were entered manually on new laptop and not transferred from old system) the address book and Contacts worked perfectly for a while then all of a sudden the address book went blank. Contacts are still OK.

I have looked through various threads but to no avail.

Any help, greatly appreciated.
 

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Hello! I am running Windows 98, Outlook 2000. Our hard drive heated up (very dusty) and after that I was unable to access my In Box (indicates 3 unread messages) in my Personal Folders. When I click on the In Box the error is "Unable to display the folder". Within that set of Personal Folders I can access deleted files, Drafts and other subfolders.

I tried Detect and Repair, I tried downloading service pack 1. Also, my address book disappeared. I was able to find Contacts and print a hard copy of email addresses, but Import/Export is 'greyed out'. My calendar, with standing appointments is gone.
I may have made the problem worse by moving around subfolders between "Outlook Today Archive Folders" and Personal Folders. I also have since received more email and so now I do not trust my archive.pst or outlook.pst to be the 'best copy'.

Any ideas? Salvagable? I am thinking of going to Windows 2000, and buying Outlook 2003 and rebuilding my address book and cutting my losses with email. Recommendations?

Thank you!!
N
 

A:Outlook 2000 Unable to Display Folder/Contacts not in Address Book

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Missing functionallity in 'Windows Mail' Contacts that was in Outlook Express 'address book'

I've just moved over from XP with Outlook Express 6 to Vista Ultimate using Windows Mail.
I've migrated my old XP Address Book into Windows Mail Contacts and my 50+ Contact Groups (my mailout lists) are visible BUT when I browse an individual contact there is no field that tells me which of my Contact Groups this person is in? In Address Book there was a field there.
I need this info for maintaining my mailout list. At the moment I can't tell if a person's email address is already on my mail out list unless I check each of the 50+ Contact Groups individually which can't be right!!!
Am I missing something - is this info there somewhere?
Thx
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Hi everyone....

Am TRYING to copy my Outlook 2003 contact list, but have had NO LUCK finding it. Where is it and can I copy/paste it to my back-up files??

Have done search on my machine for "Address book" and "Contacts"....no luck. This is OUTLOOK.....NOT Outlook Express.

Thanks in advance.......
 

A:Outlook 2003 Address book or contacts...how to copy to a back-up disc?

Use file-> Import and Export

A handy guide here: http://www.wcu.edu/it/edtech/handouts/ExportContactsfromOutlook2003.pdf
Kevin
 

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