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Lost iPhone Contacts

Q: Lost iPhone Contacts

hi all,

so i first had my personal contacts on my iphone, a week later i step up my phone to sync with my work exchange server, all was good. i had all my contacts personall/work and my work emails.

today i decieded i did not need my iPhone to sync with my work exchange so i deleted that mailbox from my iPhone.

Now i dont have any of my contacts, HELP!

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I just got the new iPhone 4S and I have a 3GS as my old phone with no way to transfer my contacts. I was told I could save a backup of my 3GS to itunes, then load the backup onto my 4S.

Well my 3GS won't backup, it keeps saying "iTunes could not backup the iphone because an error occurred" without any error code. I've wiped my old backup, I've cleared sync history. I'm using a PC with itunes with the latest itunes version 10.5.

What can I do to get my contacts over to the new phone?

A:Error backing up iPhone - trying to transfer contacts to new iPhone 4S

You may have to load them one at a time.

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Hello, I have multiple issues regarding address books and contacts. I am currently trying to organize multiple address books on my Win 2000 desktop(outlook express) my laptop XP (outlook 2007) and my IPhone 3G. They are a mess because of old cell phone backups combined with address book entries. I now have multiple entries for numerous contacts etc.
After organizing all these contacts/address books I would like to import to my new Win 7 desktop (outlook 2010 beta) and retire my Win 2000 desktop. These are all stand alone computers that are not networked other than through a router to share broadband access.
I tried searching for software to help combine and organize all three of these but had no luck.
I then tried manually updating all my contacts on my laptop and Iphone but I ran into a glich of sorts. After making the changes on my Iphone and doing a ITunes sync, some of the contacts disappeared. Right now I am not sure how many, but I noticed a few of the ones I use alot are gone on both my laptop and Iphone.
I do not subscribe to or use the "mobile me" feature.
I have spent quite a bit of time searching the net without finding a solution.
Any help you can provide would be much appreciated!
Thank You!

A:Fix, Organize and synchronize Outlook contacts and Iphone Contacts

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So, on Sunday I had a few too many drinks and lost my iPhone. 02 are sending me a new sim, and hopefully I can get my old number back. Because when I had an iPhone, I synced it with iTunes, I'm wondering if my contacts have been saved in iTunes or somewhere else. Now with the research I've done online, people have said they can sync them back, but that's because they still have their iPhone to sync back to, I've lost mine, I'm wondering if there's a way I can access the sync'd contact info without actually having an iPhone, any help is greatly appreciated.

A:iPhone Contacts

Were you syncing your contacts to Google or Outlook? Because if you were then you will be safe. The contact information will be synced back into your iPhone. However, if you are relying on the iTunes Backup, I suggest to be very careful how you do it. When I changed PC and started syncing my iPhone to the new PC, My contact data got corrupted and I lost my music (I managed to get back after a few days and headaches). Thank goodness I could go back to my Google and Outlook Contacts that I sync with my iPhone.

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I think I agreed to an update of live mail a couple of nights ago. The live mail client looks COMPLETELY different, probably good (who knows), but first thing was that when I typed in a name I use frequently to send messages to (which usually just brings up the address) nothing happened, so I pressed the "to" field, which usually brings up my list of contacts where I can search and found that there are no contacts; then I tried opening contacts (from bottom left pick options) and it simply will not open.

My contacts are still there - I can see them from my hotmail account on the web. How do I get them back into my new, improved version of the mail client!??


A:contacts not lost, but contacts files no longer available in live mail client

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Using Windows XP, where does iTunes store the backed-up iPhone files?
(I assume they are associated with iTunes) I am looking for Contacts and messages.
Once found how can I print them so that I can enter them one by one on a different phone?

A:iPhone Contacts and Messages

You are going about this the wrong way. You can sync or backup your contacts on gmail contacts. Open a gmail account (its free) then (with phone connected to your PC) go on iTunes under Info and select Sync Contacts with Google Contacts. Presto! Your contacts are now online. Then, you can sync your next smart phone to Google Contacts. You can do the same with Outlook, but that is not free, but if you do it this way, you can export your contacts out of Outlook and print them out as you wish.

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I just acquired an iphone 4s and noticed that many contacts from my Outlook 2003 contact list are ones that I don't need on my phone.
Is there a way to have itunes just sync specific Outlook contacts by placing some sort of symbol in the contact name, say an "@"
sign and only have itunes select ones that don't have that symbol?
I'm an old RPG II programmer and that's how my mind works.
There's probably an easier way. Maybe setting up a separate CONTACT list and only telling iTunes to sync that one.?

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Hi guys,
I have a slight problem - a client has an iphone and he backed his contacts up using itunes but the laptop he backed it up on no longer works so I have his hard drive plugged into one of my systems so i can get any files.
But I have no idea what format itunes would save contacts in or where to look.
And can I then put the file on another PC to import onto his new iphone 4?
I should point out that I don't use itunes myself and my client has been very vague as he doesn't know PCs.
Can anyone help
Thanks in advance for your help
Kind regards


EDIT: I found this link what about if you don't have a mac lol

A:itunes, iphone contacts

The link you provided in your edit is for Vista but I think I may have found what you're looking for.

The folder is hidden so, click on the Start Orb and type (without quotes) "%appdata%" and hit enter.

It the resulting Explorer window navigate to Apple Computer/MobileSync/Backup.

I took a look inside mine and just saw a bunch of data files. I imagine the info you're looking for is in there somewhere. Hope this helps.


Yeah, it appears in the article you linked that the guy used a Mac to decrypt the binaries for the address book data. He said "ideally" you'd use a Mac but didn't give any other alternative.

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I have three sets of contacts - WLM for my computer and iPad for email, and iPhone contacts that I use primarily for phone calls.

Last night I cleaned up my WLM contacts by deleting many and combining some. Now, I want to transport the cleaned contacts listings to two iPhones and an iPad. I have a CSV copy of the cleaned WLM contacts, and can easily add phone numbers.

I also want to sync all of the devices so that a change to one appears on all. Is this done through the cloud?

Any help or referral to a URL that explains how to do this is appreciated.


A:What's the best way to sync my Gmail contacts with iPhone/Pad?

To be more specific - I'm wanting to go from a WLM contact to the iPhone contact represented by the attached screenshot. I have a CSV database for my WLM contacts. Is there some way to import that into my iPhone so that it recognizes phone numbers for telephone and texting?

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Hello. I hope this is the correct forum.
Two questions about syncing an iPhone.
1. My iPhone 5 was at capacity so I deleted songs. I then backed it up to the iCloud. Now my iPhone 6 has larger capacity. How can I sync all songs in my iTunes library to the new iPhone? I assume there is a manual way of doing this and then the songs will sync to the iCloud in due course.
2. I've never known how to sync my calendar and contacts between my Outlook and my iPhone. How do I do this?
I have a PC with Windows 7.


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Howto transfer iPhone 5 contacts to WIN7 without iTunes using freeware?

A:Transfer iPhone 5 contacts to WIN7 without iTunes

Don't take this the wrong way, but google is your friend.

That search right there has several options for copying your data from your iphone (including contacts)

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I have an issue with the shared contacts in Outlook 2007 through Exchange.
We are 5 people at the office who need to access this list via our Iphones as well as through Outlook. Outlook is not the problem, everyone has this list there. It seemes though like Im the only one to access this list at Groups on my Iphone.

Everyone is has been set as Owner in Permission.

Doesnt Iphone support this?
Is there any other way to make this happen?

Thanks in advance!

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I am using windows Vista... and i use Windows Live Mail [WLM] to access my Hotmail Accounts, Contacts, Calendar, etc. Yesterday... i downloaded/updated a Windows Live Essentials [WLE] 2011 UPDATE as automatically reminded by Windows during my start-up.

i have now lost all my Contacts in WLM... How do i recover my Contacts please ???.

i had updated & fine tuned my NEW Contact List [NCL] with 1200+ Contacts... without signing into my Hotmail, Live, or Messenger Account. i usually have no need to sign in as i am able to receive/send emails via WLM without having to sign in. my NCL Contacts was working excellent with WLM [for many weeks] and i was able to send/receive emails etc as normal.

Windows than suggested that i update/download WLE [which i accepted]... and i have now lost my NCL Contacts... after the WLE update/download.

the WLE download/update has made the system find & display an old online contact list which is of no relevance to me now.

NOTE: I am using Windows Vista... and my NCL Contacts were updated/fine-tuned OffLine [ie: not OffLine as in not being connected to the www... but OffLine as in not being 'signed in' to hotmail, live, messenger etc].

How can i recover the NEW Contact List [NCL] that i previously had/used on WLM [OffLine] prior to the WLE update.


My Step By Step process
i usually click on the Window Live Mail [WLM] icon on my desktop screen & and this takes m... Read more

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Please note that this is not Windows Live (Hotmail) but the offline Windows application with that name. I find Windows Live Mail as a great way to manage my email, I want to manage my contacts there too. However, all my contacts are currently loaded on my iPhone (I have the contacts manually created on the phone a long time ago).

Thanks for your suggestions.

A:How to export iPhone contacts to Windows Live Mail?

If you want to directly export the contacts use a small application intended to run on your PC called CopyTrans Contacts.

1. Run the tool on your computer and connect your iPhone. You can download the program from here: export iPhone contacts

2. Once your iPhone contacts appear, drag and drop a selection to a folder on your PC

3. Select the type of contact files you wish your iPhone contacts to get exported in. Windows Live Mail recognizes Windows Contacts, so select that format

4. Your iPhone contacts will be saved to your PC. Now go to your Windows Live Mail application and import the contacts from the folder on your PC where you saved them in

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Somewhere in the update/install process of Windows 10 (and re-installing Outlook 2007), I lost my contacts in my Outlook account. The contacts remain in my iCloud account and on my iPhone. Can some please instruct me on how to import all the contacts back in to my desktop Outlook 2007 application?

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I've had an Android for almost 2 years, and although I really love it I'm considering getting an iPhone when my contract ends (I have an iPod touch and just really starting liking some of the apps and user experience)

The only issue for me is I'm a heavy Google user: gmail, google calendar, google contacts, etc.

I love how right now I can add a contact or calendar event on my phone, and it immediately syncs to my Google account (or vice-versa syncs to my phone).

I did a bit of research so far on how this would work on an iPhone, and it seems there are apps but that you still need iTunes? Is that true? Or is there an app that will mimic the functionality I get on my Android?

I do plan to jailbreak it, if that helps any.


A:Is there a way to sync Google contacts/calendar on iPhone (just like Android?)

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I currently use Outlook 2010 because I have a paid license but I'm willing to upgrade.

This works Ok with iCloud but what I don't like is that I can't make my icloud calendar the default in Outlook so I don't get reminders on my PC. What I end up doing is manually copying critical appointments from my icloud calendar to my Outlook default calendar if I want to be sure to get a reminder on my PC!. This isn't ideal though. Does anyone have a better solution? I read that the latest Outlook 2016 doesn't sync at all so I can't upgrade Office. I wish MS and Apple would decide to work together instead of trying to defeat each other!!

I believe icloud will sync with windows 10 mail and calendar apps - is that true?

I've also heard of emclient being good but haven't tried it.

I'd really appreciate any input.


A:Best Windows SW to sync Calendar and contacts with iCloud/iPhone?

Hey Keith. Check out this wonderful tool to sync iphone with outlook: Sync Outlook Calendar and Contacts with iPhone using Sync2 software
Works like a charm and if there are any issues - they have top notch live chat support. Great pleasure to work with them.


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Hello knowledgeable ones:

Until last week I was using outlook 2003, an older versions of itunes, and an ipod, and was able to back up my outlook contacts and calender through itunes and right to the ipod, no problem.

Now, however, I have had to upgrade everything so they can handshake correctly. This has meant going to Outlook 2007, the latest itunes, an iphone 5, and the icloud. My entire goal is to have the contacts in outlook match the contacts in both the cloud and the phone.

In using the icloud control on both of these, I now have the following: a variety of calenders in my outlook with names like calender in icloud, home in icloud, and my calender, all in lovely pastel shades. The phone has one calendar with only the occasionally dupes on a given date.

The phone, however, is a disaster, with as many as three dupes of the same name. Looking at Outlook, I have a slew of contacts, some dupes, many that I though i had deleted from outlook. Also two categories of contacts, icloud and my contacts, with sub-directories in each. I nearly had a heart attack when I saw that the contacts tab under my contacts was completely blank following a sync to the cloud, only to then find the other five versions, which, of course, I would like to have agree with each other. The icloud interface on line shows dupe contacts as well.

I understand that one person may not have all the answers to all the parts of this; I am on an iphone forum as well, trying to figure ... Read more

A:Cannot sync Outlook 2007 contacts and calendars with icloud and iphone

Hello jdkoerner, welcome to Seven Forums.

Quite a lot of information in the following:
iCloud and Outlook Sync Problems and Solutions - Slipstick Systems

Maybe something there to help.

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Hi everyone!

What is the best way to sync my emails, contacts, and calendar with my Outlook 2010 (win7 pc), iPhone, and iPad2?

Basically, I want to send/receive emails to all devices, and update my calendar and contacts on my Outlook, and then have my iOS devices update automatically be synced with my Outlook contacts and calendar, and vice versa.

I've used Microsoft Exchange in the past to do this, but it seems like over kill... and it's a little overcomplicated for me. I was hoping I could just do all this with Gmail, but it seems that I need MS Exchange to do it that way too.

Any help and advice is very appreciated!!!
I'll be on the forum all day, so let me know if I need to clarify what I'm asking.

Thank you!!

A:Best way to Sync Outlook, iPhone, & iPad Emails, Contacts & Calendar?

I do the emails and calendar using gmail (imap) and Getting started with Google Calendar Sync - Google Calendar Help

I've never bothered to look into syncing the contacts though.

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Just updated to above. Part of setup was to enter my ID as an email address. This was refused as the "address in use". i had to change to another email address I use, but I need to change back to the old address

A:Updated iphone to 5.0.1, lost old email address

i think the only option if it will not let you change back is call apple and have ago at them down the phone and htne ask if there is any way, or get a different email app.

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I own an iphone 6s and Seagate Expansion External Hard Drive.

I always transfer my photos/vids from iphone to my ext. drive I did NOT back up anything on icloud.

Today I connected them both to my desktop per usual.

I transferred Folder 135 (896 photos/vid) and Folder 136 (144 p/v) to Folder August 2018 on my ext. drive.

Once the transfer was complete, I checked Folder August 2018 to confirm that iphone folders 135 & 136 had transferred successfully, which they did.

Safely removed ext. drive.
Deleted folders 135 & 136 from iphone FROM my desktop, then disconnected my iphone.

I plugged Ext. Hard Drive into my laptop, opened Folder August 2018 which now ONLY contained Folder 135. The Folder 136 was gone.

I returned to my desktop and opened Folder August 2018 which also showed only Folder 135, but this time instead of 896 items there were only 772! I safely disconnected everything. I repeated the process and Folder 135 now has only 127 items!

Does anyone know where these missing files went or how it happened? Also, is it possible to recover them or are they gone forever? :/

Please help,

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I have 2 pc's both running windows live mail I seem to have lost all my contacts on 1 pc but I have them on the other pc Is there a way to transfer them between pc's so they are on both my pc's?

A:lost my contacts

You should be able to Export your Contacts list then import them to a new PC. This will only work if the accounts are local based and not online based, for example a Microsoft Exchange Server.

Export contacts from Windows Live Mail to Constant Contact

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I sent out a message morning to a crap load of people for my Terry Fox run pledge and apparently they didn?t go through because of ?possible abuse.? Now, all of those recipients have been removed from my Outlook address book. I already restored my computer to yesterday and they haven?t come back. Is there anything else I can do? This is for my sister running xp


any help would be aprreciated!!!

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When windows live mail finished I moved to mozilla thunderbird and outlook I thought I had imported my contacts but have recently found that I did;ent can I still import my contacts from wlm to either thunderbird or outlook if I can will someone please tell me a simple method to do so.Thanks.

A:lost contacts

Show hidden folders/files. In the DBStore folder look for contacts.edb file and import from there if it still exists.

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Hi I am use WLM with 2 accounts ie 2 users, recently had to upload an update before I was able to access WLM.

Now on 1 account and only one account we can access contacts as before, on the other account, clicking on the contacts bar on the lower left of the screen and nothing happens.

Any help, sugestions would be appreciated.


A:Lost contacts in WLM

Are both users, or one, or the other "signing-in" to WLM. For two users, each with his own LiveID, there can be up to 3 contact lists with only one visible at a time: user1 signed-in, user2 signed-in, or neither signed-in. (The signed-in contact list for a given user would be duplicated at contacts.live.com which can be seen in a browser when that user signs in at that site.)

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I have just set up my Windows Live Mail account so that I can download my Gmail and Outlook email messages when I open WLM.
After I did this, I found that most of the contacts in my contacts list have vanished, Is there a way to recover this list and how do I do it?

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When windows live mail finished I moved to mozilla thunderbird and outlook I thought I had imported my contacts but have recently found that I did;ent can I still import my contacts from wlm to either thunderbird or outlook if I can will someone please tell me a simple method to do so.Thanks.

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I sent out a message morning to a crap load of people for my Terry Fox run pledge and apparently they didn’t go through because of “possible abuse.” Now, all of those recipients have been removed from my Outlook address book. I already restored my computer to yesterday and they haven’t come back. Is there anything else I can do?

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Can anyone tell me why in the midst of having OExp open, my contacts pane would flush? pane remains (I know how to turn the pane on/off) hasn't regenerated any new contacts as replys had in the past. This occured while in the midst of cleaning up some persistent trojan activity which has been fixed thanks to help rec'd in the HJT forum. (thanks again Sifu Mike!)

Or am I just stupidly overlooking some checkbox?

A:lost contacts in OutExpress

Have you tried shutting down and rebooting ?

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all my contacts are gone, I think someone sent from my email some bad email, then about a week later, my contacts are gone, I do not know if this is related.
Can I get help in getting my contacts recovered?

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I had to rebuild my Win 7 partition following a partition resize. I found out that I didnt have a system image or restore points so had to do a fresh install.

Do you know whether the live mail contacts woudl have ben saved anywhere other than my C drive or whether it is possible to get them from my ISP?



A:Contacts lost during rebuild

They don't work at all beacuse they got rid of Windows Mal,in Windows 7.\\Contact are worthless too.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/12...tureOrMicrosft \

Live Essentials:

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I recently took a domain user and moved them to a local admin account. I copied everything in the C:\Documents and Settings\user folder (just hit, select all and copy and paste) into the C:\Documents and Settings\local admin folder. now neither user's exchange account can find the address book. I didn't delete any files, in the process. The domain user stores everything locally, but has a roaming profile, and also backs up the recently changed documents the the roaming profile. I desperatley need to find the address book for the user.

I'd appreciate any help anyone could give me.

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I've been trying to sort a problem with Incredimail 2 help. I followed their instructions and now all my contacts have been lost. I tried to import them from Windows Mail but there are none there either.
Can anyone help me find the addresses again? As you can imagine I'm not feeling too kindly disposed towards Incredimail at present! This is what they told me to do I'm Verlie):
Exit IncrediMail by right clicking the IncrediMail tray icon (located near the computer clock) and select 'Exit'.
Browse to:
C:\Users\Verlie\AppData\Local\Identities\{84F4C8C3-3004-4C77-89A2-C3413A034517}\Address Book
Save the 'AddressBook.db3' file to your Desktop.
Delete the 'AddressBook' folder.
Open IncrediMail, open the 'File' menu, scroll to 'Import and Export' and select 'Import Contacts'.
Select the 'IncrediMail Address Book' and click the 'Next' button.
Click the 'Select Folder' button, select 'Desktop' and click 'OK'.
Click the 'Next' button.
Click 'Finish'.


A:Incredimail lost my contacts!

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Geeeez, I can never leave well enough alone sometimes!

I use Office 365 with it's Outlook application and after fiddling with "things" and playing with iCloud, all my nicely tailored Contacts have gone!

Shoulda remembered "if it ain't broke don't fix it!"

Anyhow, I can still access them via iCloud and I also restored them to Outlook via a backup but they are not the ones I usually use i.e. I had created photos and icons against each of the names and it looked great ????? until now!

Definitely didn't delete anything so the wretched things must be in my PC somewhere I guess?


A:Lost my Outlook contacts (again!)

I have been using Outlook since Outlook 98 which was free and now using 365. I have never lost my contacts.
Are you sure that you did not change to using the "Address Book", they are two different items?

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When I run the archiver in outlook it erases some of my contacts from my
address book. If it was the archive that lost the contacts I would just
figure that a file is corrupt but it is erasing them from outlook itself.
If anyone knows why this is happening please help.

A:Outlook contacts lost

Are your folders in a REAL Contacts folder? I mean...mail is generally archived, but I've never seen contacts being archived.

Why are you using the address book and not Contacts?

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I have WLM Version 2011 (Build 15.4.3555.0308), and it has been working very well until this morning when I opened it up and tried to send an email, when I clicked on the To.. icon I got a message box saying "Unable to choose recipients", I also have a related (I think) problem where when I click on an email in my inbox or any of my storage folders I get a message "A problem occurred while trying to open this message" "A problem has occurred please try again"

I have rebooted and tried again twice, but still have the same problem.

When I hit send and receive I get new emails but also cannot open them.

BTW my Hotmail accounts on the Web are fine.

I would appreciate any advice on how to fix this.



A:Lost Emails and Contacts in WLM

Have you tried the repair feature in add remove programs > windows live essentials.
You could also try completely uninstalling and reinstalling it.

Give a shot to the latest version:
Windows Live Essentials - Download Windows Live Essentials
Download Windows Live Messenger 2011 (15.4.3555) - FileHippo.com

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I am using outlook 2002 and all my folders, including contacts etc have dissapeared. All the default ones (inbox, trash etc) are there but nothing in them.

All my account settings have dissapeard too. It seems i have a blank Outlook with nothing in it.

It seems to not be picking up the data folder.

A:Lost Folders and contacts in Outlook

I would suggest recreating your e-mail profile and ensuring that your .pst files (for personal folders and contacts) are loaded.

To recreate your e-mail profile goto the control panel and click on mail.

Your .pst, data files can also be linked here or by clicking on file.. data file management in outlook.

Hope this helps,


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I?m using Windows Live Mail Version 9 ( Build 14.0.8064.0206) and Win XP 5.1.2600 SP3.

Windows Live Mail is my default mail and news handler.

I?ve suddenly lost all my Contacts ? for when I?m about to send a new email and click on the icon ?To? - to select an email address to send the mail to, - a pop-up appears which states: -
None of your contacts has an e-mail address defined. !!!

Whatever email address I?m using, the result is the same.

There should be one active directory with all my contacts, but I cannot find it.

This may have happened when I added a hotmail account to my email accounts.
(I?ve attempted to rectify the problem by downloading and running a program contacts.msi ? but it made no difference).
Any ideas please?

A:Lost contacts in Live Mail

Find and locate the default path of the 'Windows live contacts' as mentioned below.

C:\Documents and Settings\<windows id>\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows Live Contacts

One is named "Windows Live Contacts" and has several empty sub folders such
as {db09dc1a-3d71-448e-8494-146d685c3ea4}

The other one is named "Windows Live Contacts(24)" has the same sub
folders (same names) and a sub sub folder named "DBStore"

each "DBStore" has 3 files :


Delete or rename "Windows Live Contacts"

and rename "Windows Live Contacts(24)" as "Windows Live Contacts"

and Open you Windows Live Mail

You will get the contacts back

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From looking at other computers and on the Internet, it appears that the Contacts folder is supposed to have a customized menu bar with a "New Contact" button, but on this machine the menu looks the same as every other folder. I don't use this folder/app very often, so I can't say exactly when this changed, but the desktop.ini file in this folder has a relatively recent modification date, and contains the following:

[email protected]%CommonProgramFiles%\system\wab32res.dll,-10100
[email protected]%CommonProgramFiles%\system\wab32res.dll,-10200

I can still add new contacts by selecting "Contact" from the "New" submenu, but it'd be easier if I had the button in the menu bar. How can I get it back?

A:Contacts folder has lost some of its magic

Hello TBugReporter,

Using the tutorial below to reset folder views back to default should be able to fix this for you.

Folder View Settings - Reset All to Default

Hope this helps,

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I upgraded to XP/Office 2000 from 98/Office 97 BUT needed Access 97 so kept W98 and XP/2000 on the machine but Access97 never worked right under XP - one "microsoft KB solution" was to reinstall office 97, which I did - then
Outlook 2000 can't find my PDA contacts - note that 98 is on my C drive and XP on my D.
How can I make my Computer XP Outlook Sync my PDA's contacts, calendar, etc. into the Computer's Outlook. Felix5 is the name of my PDA's Outlook.
Help is much appreciated!!

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I have updated my system from win98 to winxppro. It was my understanding that it would not lose my contacts or favorites, but would simply update the program. I lost everything. Unfortunately, I didn't follow procedure and export the info to a disk. Is there any way to get my contacts back?

A:Lost contacts in Outlook Express

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I have an iMac and was using Outlook Express with no problems. I work at NASA and had to install MS Exchange for compatibility. When I installed Exchange it somehow affected Outlook Express and lost my Contacts, Inbox, Sent Mail, and also the OE help files ????
OE still works but all my old stuff is lost.
I browsed and found the old files but can't find a way to import them back in, or print them or anything productive... HELP !!

A:Lost Contacts, Inbox and Sent Mail

Maybe this will help. At the very bottom of the article there is an special email address at MS to report problems with OEX for Macs. I would give it a try.


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My PC froze up while I was working on something so I restarted it. Now when I start up Thunderbird, it's totally blank and it wants to take me through a New Account Setup. How can I retrieve all my stuff and get back to work? Thanks.

A:Help! I've lost Thunderbird, e-mails, contacts

If you are using Windows XP you might try a System Restore to just before the problem occurred.

I think that Thunderbird is similar to Netscape, which means the address book and mail folders are in C:\Documents and Setting\<your user account>\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\<something>.slt.

Of course, you can restore everything from your last backup, and lose only very recent stuff.

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I have Windows 10 and I've lost my Contacts List and Calendar in Windows Live Mail????

A:I have Windows 10 and I've lost my Contacts and Calendar

No guarantees......................
Go to Programs and Features > scroll down to Windows Essentials ( either 2011, or 2012 ) > rightv click at it > click Uninstall/Change > click Repair.

See if repair will fix that.

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Hi, i came across an option, which i can no longer find, asking if i wanted to share my contacts, i said yes and now i have NO contacts and i cannot see a 'shared' file anywhere. Can someone pls advise?

A:Help, i've lost all my contacts in Outlook Express

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installed an additional hard drive (will be primary) transfered outlook express no problem, but lost contacts. Any way to get them back?

A:outlook express lost contacts

Outlook Express never had "Contacts' the email addresses are in the "Address Book", (WAB).

See http://www.insideoe.com/files/wab.htm

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