*.pst import...but no contacts

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by RK276, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. RK276

    RK276 Guest

    Hi all

    Ive imported my pst file to my notebook and all emails have come across, but
    my contacts havent...

    I was hoping that typing in a name would see it begin to populate......is
    this not the case?

    Or have I missed something...

    RK276, Mar 29, 2009
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  2. RK276

    why? Guest

    You didn't say if it's OE / OL or something else that also uses pst

    For MS products,
    Support - http://support.microsoft.com/search/?adv=1
    ditto and many others
    for MS again
    list of OL groups

    38 results for import outlook contacts
    By magic? If they didn't import.....
    Guess :)
    why?, Mar 29, 2009
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  3. RK276

    RK276 Guest

    well youve guessed what i wanted to achieve
    tried google, not that noob
    but still a top poster
    so shoot me
    RK276, Mar 29, 2009
  4. Not-a-noob would know that Outhouse Distress address book files are
    *.wab files. Right?
    Ok. You deserve it!
    Beauregard T. Shagnasty, Mar 29, 2009
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    Mike Easter Guest

    Mike Easter, Mar 29, 2009
  6. RK276

    OldMan Guest

    If you have an origonal copy of the pst (Not one created by export) place
    this in your Documents folder (Notebook) then within outlook open this pst
    The Outlook Export/Import process is flawed and can lose data, corrupt a
    profile, and will lose settings
    OldMan, Mar 29, 2009
  7. RK276

    Desk Rabbit Guest

    Sounds to me like you were not using contacts at all but in fact the
    autocomplete feature in Outlook. This data is not stored in the pst.

    See here for details of how to move your autocomplete file.

    Then store your contacts in the contacts folder.
    Desk Rabbit, Mar 31, 2009
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