New computer. Had files extracted from old computer and address book was a file in my documents. Purchased outlook 2007. Instructions to import address book insist on old email address. Currently none of my email a/c's have this address book.
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Starting from the picture above, choose Properties, Show Profiles, Add…
Create the profile name, then click Next, the only choice will be Microsoft Exchange server, then the Next button will be available.
For Server name type in the appropriate mail server (NYMAIL for NY, etc.) and the Last Name of the user, then click on Check Name to resolve name with Global Address list then click Next and Finish.
With the new profile highlighted, click Properties, Email Accounts…, then click below Directory on View or change existing … and Next.
You should see Outlook Address Book, click on Change and click on File As (Smith, John) in the Show Names by box and then click on Close and then Finish and then Close again.
(Note: If you do not see Outlook Address Book, click on Add…, then click on Additional Address Books, confirm Outlook Address Book is selected and click Next. You should see Outlook Address Book, click on Change and click on File As (Smith, John) in the Show Names by box and then click on Close and then Finish and then Close again.)
Switch to the newly created profile under Always use this profile and then click OK.
Log user into Outlook using the new profile, you should see the creation of a new local outlook.ost file and it will have the message in the lower left corner Updating folders.
The next step is to locate the user’s old auto name completion file (*.NK2) and re-name it using the new profile name, the file will be in the following location: C:\Documents and Settings\userid\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
Copy the old *.NK2 file to C:\Temp then rename it to the new profile name.NK2 then copy the file back to the original location and overwrite the existing file (if you don’t get a prompt to overwrite, you have the wrong profile name).
Restart Outlook and confirm the user can see their Contacts when addressing a new email as well as the Client Matter Email Addresses in the Public Folder:
If they are not present, go to the Folder List view in Outlook, right click on the Contacts folder, go to Properties, then to the Outlook Address Book tab and check the box as seen below:
For blackberry users only
If the user has a blackberry, the new profile must be also configured in the Desktop Manager.
Open the users Desktop Manager, open the Redirector Settings, click on the Advanced tab, then in the Account Settings section, click on Profile Settings and change to the newly created profile and click OK. It will give you the prompt that the Desktop Manager will need to be re-started in order for the new settings to take effect, click OK and OK again and then close and restart the Desktop Manager. The users unit must be plugged in for it to re-synch and then you are completed
The Recovery ToolBox for Address Book tool makes it possible to recover contact information from the Windows Address Book where data used by the mail clients Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express (*.wab files) is stored.
When you install Outlook 2010, it automatically converts the Personal Address Book that you used in an earlier version of Microsoft Outlook. Outlook 2010 then adds the converted data to your Outlook 2010 Contacts folder.
If Outlook 2010 does not automatically convert your Personal Address Book, you can import your Personal Address Book to Outlook 2010. To do this, follow these steps:
Start Outlook 2010.
Click the File menu.
Click Open, and then click Import. The Import and Export Wizard opens.
Click Import from another program or file, and then click Next.
Click Personal Address Book, and then click Next.
Click Browse, locate the Personal Address Book that you want to import, and then click OK.
Note Earlier versions of Outlook assign a .pab file name extension to a Personal Address Book. By default, Outlook stores the Personal Address Book in the following folder:
C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
if you cant find the back up file they should be on the old computer but depend what you back up the windows or the whole partition if the whole partition then it's on the new computer(if so the search in existing account ).
You ought to copy the Ms Outlook Data file that is usually stored in your computer containing all your outlook data.
To locate it:
open my computer on the current computer that has the addresses and files.
NB: Make sure that you have enabled viewing of hidden files in your computer. Do this by going to the
Tools on the Menu bar --------- Folder Options----------Click on the View Tab ---------on the Advanced settings ------File and Folders -----Turn on Show Hidden files and Folder on the Hidden Files and Folders Menu.
Open Drive on Drive C:
On C: follow this sequence to open the file
C:/-----Documents and Settings--------Click on the User Account-----Local settings-------Application Data------Microsoft-----------Outlook.
When you are here you will see the Outlook Office Data File.
Copy this Outlook Office Data File in a removable media e.g Memory Stick.
Now you have copied the E-Mail and Addresses File.
Go to the computer you wish to copy the E-Mails, Settings and Addresses.
Open Microsoft Outlook Program
Under the File Menu Click on the Import and Export submenu.
An Import and Export Wizard dailog box opens up.
From the Action to perform choose
Import Internet Mails and Addresses and click next.
The Outlook Import tool dialog opens.
Select the Internet Mail Application to Import from: Choose on Outlook Express 4.X, 5.X, 6.X making sure that the Import Mail, Import Address Book , Import rules Options are turned on.
Address Dialog Box Opens up
choose on the option accordingly and click finish
Browse for Folder dialog box opens up.
Select the location of your saved Ms Outlook Data file
Starts to import all your E-mail files and Addresses to the new computer.
Thats it. I guess you have your mails and Addresses.
Incase of any queries please dont hesitate to ask.
Several ways. Best is to get an external hard drive - they are cheap and they offer backup.
Another way is to hook up both computers on a network. can be done without a router or an ethernet hub - switch via a "cross" cable (as opposed to "patch" cable. Please be advised that the second option is by far cheaper but it could be a pain to set up properly.
Your Favorites are stored in Cocuments ans Settings folder under your name and in the Favorites folder.
Eg. C:\Documents and Sttings\"your name"\Favorites
Copy the Favorites folder to a USB memory stick and then copy it to your 2nd computer in the C:\Documents and Sttings\"your name" folder - exactly as per your Toshiba.
To transfer your e-mail address book from one computer -
1. Open Outlook on your Toshiba, then click on File, then Export, then Address Book - save this file (remember the file name and the location where you saved this file.
2. Copy this file to a USB memory stick.
3. Open Outlook on the Gateway computer.
4. Then click in File, then Import, then Address Book, then to the USB memory stick (could be your E: drive) where the exported address book file is located.
A copy of the address book is now in your Gatway computer.