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Outlook 2003 contacts to Outlook 2000

Q: Outlook 2003 contacts to Outlook 2000

I need to save my MS Outlook Contacts from my PC at work (using Outlook 2003) to my PC at home (using Outlook 2000). I know how to use File> New> Outlook Data File> Outlook 97-2002 Personal Folders File (.pst)> OK to start, but that doesn't populate the new directory (or file or whatever it is) with the contacts.

How do I copy/paste, translate, whatever the contacts into that new directory?
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A: Outlook 2003 contacts to Outlook 2000

Go to you current Contacts.

Hightlight them all - Ctrl-A

Copy them to the buffer - Ctrl-C

Go to the Contacts location in the new pst file

Paste them back in again - Ctrl-V

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A:Trouble transferring Outlook 2003 contacts to Outlook 2007

Export the old contact as a .CSV file and then re-import into the new installation.

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A:Residual Outlook 2000 files after upgrade to Outlook 2003

not a complete answer for you, but to get rid of that annoying "Unread message" at the logon screen see this to turn out via the registry: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/304148/
 

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A:Convert Outlook 2000 pst to Outlook 2003 pst

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A:Outlook 2000 contacts

File....Import and Export....to a PST....and choose THAT contacts folder...

Send the created PST file...

You can't export because you ARE using the file whenever Outlook is open.
 

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A:Outlook 2000 Contacts

A way that ensures you get everything is to copy the the PST file to the new computer and then configure Outlook to use that PST file.
 

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A:Too Many Contacts in outlook 2000

I have Outlook XP (2002), and the Help file has nothing on this. It has a merge feature when you create a new contact with exactly the same name or email address as an existing one, offering to merge the info on the new contact into the existing one, but that's no help with 2 or more existing contacts for the same person.

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A:Outlook 2003 Contacts

On your laptop search for your existing .PST file and rename it to something else. Next, take the .PST file from your backup DVD and copy it to the same directory as your original laptop .PST file. Rename the copied backup .PST to what your original laptop .PST file was called. Open Outlook and all your Outlook settings, mail, etc. from your backup will be loaded. Next, click FILE --> IMPORT/EXPORT --> EXPORT TO FILE and select the format for the export (.PST)

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A:Outlook 2003 Contacts - Help

Either you dropped them somewhere else, or they stayed in Deleted. If you happen to have your Outlook to Empty the deleted items on Exit ( in Options/Other tab)...you might be out of luck.

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A:outlook 2003 contacts

have you copied the pst file or imported it ???? If u have imported it then it should come up ..If you have just opened it then go to contacts and You will see an option of contacts under personal folders ..click that and you should be able to see the contacts...If not then go on to webmail and if you have saved your contacts over in webmail export them to your computer and import them to outlook....
 

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A:Outlook 2003 Contacts

I know of no shortcut or "simple" way to to this, but a VBA procedure could be easily written. A few questions:

what version of Outlook?
approx how many individual emails are involved?
does the Inbox have subfolders?
if a mailitem has multiple addressees, do we care about those other addressees?
what should be done with the list of email addresses? Build a distribution list? Build a spreadsheet file? Dump to Word? Something else?

 

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A:MS Outlook 2003 - Contacts

I use Outlook 2003. You can create a group and include whoever you want in that. But there is no way of automatically including everyone, for example, in a mass message such as to notify of new e-mail address.

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A:Outlook 2003 Contacts

Sometimes in Outlook, when you send mail and click on the TO button, there will either be duplicate Contacts folders showing or no contacts showing.

For OutlookXP / 2003

1. Close Outlook
2. Open the Control Panel / Mail icon
3. Click on the E-Mail Accounts button
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5. Next
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A:Importing Contacts into Outlook 2000

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A:OUTLOOK 2000, how do I save contacts?

The easiest way is to just copy the entire Outlook PST file to any other computer. Then configure it to use that file.
 

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A:Outlook 2000 - Some contacts not displaying

I'll presume you are using "delegates" to share contacts.

Items marked "private" will not show up unless the adequate permissions have been granted to the delegate.

Another way this problem mainfests itself comes from using "views." For instance, if you are looking at a telephone list type view of your contacts then contacts that don't have a telephone number entered will not show up. However, if you search for them <CTRL + ALT + F> then you can use find to make visible contacts that are excluded from a particular "view."

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A:Outlook 2003 Contacts sorting

You have to set the properties of each address book to last name sort order if you have more than one address book. You might also want to look at the properties for the Contacts folder in Tools > Options > Contact Options if you are using contacts as an address book.
 

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A:How Do Contacts Work in Outlook 2003

Just sent you an e-mail 2 hours ago. Not sure if you had the chance to read it before posting.

Create a new Contacts folder
Do a find like you said with the @
Highlight all the ones that show (which will be just the ones with e-mail addresses)
Copy them the to new folder

Tested it before I sent the e-mail and it works fine.
 

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any help would be great!
Thanks!
 

A:Outlook 2003 Contacts issues

Nevermind, i got it taken care of!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/outlook-2003-contacts-issues.230304/
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A:Solved: Outlook 2003 Contacts

===In the Navigation Pane (Navigation Pane: The column on the left side of the Outlook window that includes panes such as Shortcuts or Mail and the shortcuts or folders within each pane. Click a folder to show the items in the folder.), click Contacts.
===Under My Contacts, right-click the Contacts folder you want to view in the address book, and then click Properties on the shortcut menu.
===Click the Outlook Address Book tab, and make sure that the Show this folder as an e-mail address book check box is selected. If the check box is unavailable, you need to add the Outlook Address Book to your profile.
1. On the Tools menu, click Email Accounts.
2. Click Add a new directory or address book, and then click Next.
3. Click Add.
4. Click Additional Address Books, and then click Next.
5. Click Outlook Address Book, and then click Next.
6. Click OK.
7. Restart Outlook.

Gudluck
 

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Thank you!

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A:Recovering outlook 2003 contacts?

Hi Jeremy,
It sounds to me like if she had access to the contacts without actually being on the domain, then they must reside locally on the computer. Have you done a search for *.pst yet?
 

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I recently transferred email data (including address book info) from a Windows XP system using Outlook Express, to a Windows 7 system using Outlook 2003.

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When I receive an email from someone, I can't add the sender's email address to either Contacts database. I right click the sender's name and get a cut/copy/paste context menu, but no option to add the sender.

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I have searched online without success seeking a fix for this problem.

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A:Can't add sender to Contacts in Outlook 2003

Hi, you may just need to move your mouse to get the options box, looks like this:- (sorry it's small)




If no joy open a command prompt as administrator make sure outlook is closed and at the prompt type:-


Code:
outlook.exe /resetnavpane
Press enter

Restart outlook and try again

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A:Windows Contacts to Outlook 2003

Hi oldun,

Have you tried the alternative format, 'CSV (Comma Separated Variable)'?

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There was no resulting log.

MS Office 2010 Outlook OS Windows 7

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eror message= can open file only in outlook. rummaged around and found a place in Outlook that would accept files so I dumped them in. Did no good, still error message= no contacts.

I called a friend and he suggested to restore machine. I also found information that restoring will not fix problem because it is lost data (not restoreable).

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A:Outlook 2003 contacts reloading

If you found the .pst file, keep it in a safe place first, because that is where everything is stored.
See this to add the .pst file to Outlook. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/291636
 

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A:Outlook 2003 - Backup of Contacts ?

Here's how Microsoft says to do it: Create a backup copy of my Contacts - Outlook - Microsoft Office

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A:Solved: Outlook 2003 Contacts

Please do not start more than one thread for the same issue.

Closing duplicate.
 

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A:Duplicate Contacts in Outlook (2003)

Hi there,

You should be able to use some code like this ...
Code:
Sub DeleteDups_Contacts()

Dim MyColl As Object
Dim ct As MAPIFolder, ci As ContactItem
Dim ns As NameSpace
Dim strFirst As String
Dim strTmp As String

Set MyColl = CreateObject("Scripting.Dictionary")
Set ns = ThisOutlookSession.Session
Set ct = ns.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderContacts)

On Error Resume Next
For Each ci In ct.Items
If Not (MyColl.Exists(ci.FullName)) Then
MyColl.Add ci.FullName, "1"
Else
strTmp = strTmp & ci.FullName & vbNewLine
' ci.Delete
End If
Next

MsgBox "Deleted:" & vbNewLine & Trim(strTmp)
Set MyColl = Nothing

End Sub
To install, hit Alt + F11 | Insert | Module, paste on right. Put cursor in routine, press F5. Note I commented out the delete line, I'd run it once with it, then if you're sure the message is correct, uncomment the line (take out the ' sign) and run it.

HTH
 

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A:exporting contacts in outlook 2003

My Outlook2003 works just fine and didn't need to do anything special. Even copied the notes I have for contacts.
 

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A:Filling in Contacts in Outlook 2003

Mail merge in Word
 

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A:Outlook 2000 SR-1: Problem with Contacts in Email

Hi lawyermom
Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

Do you have more than one Contacts folder in Outlook?

Open the Address Book in Outlook, are there folders or groups listed under Contacts?
If so, look in each to see if the missing Contacts appear.
If Contacts appear in other folders, you can Copy them to the main folder.

When using the To: button, you can also click the drop down arrow and switch to the other folders (if they exist) to select those Contacts.

Let us know what you find.
This may be of interest to you: This link shows how to reconfigure mail support in Outlook 2000.
How to switch from one installation type to another in Outlook 2000

An advantage of having Outlook configured as Corporate/Workgroup, is the ability to create additional profiles in Outlook. If errors start occurring in Outlook, you can create another profile to see if the errors occur in the new profile, as well.
How to create a new e-mail profile in Outlook 2000
 

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A:Office 2000 premium - Outlook contacts.

Get one, so that you can legally use the product.
 

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A:Outlook 2000 Contacts files, where and how to save

Search for the .wab files. This is the windows address book. It's usually in the Windows folder, but it may be best to do a search. There may be more than one. When you find them you should be able to put them on a floppy or burn to a disk if too large.

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A:Outlook 2000: Shared Contacts & Calendar

Hi you guys. Me again. I moved your post because Outlook is part of MS Office.

Are you on an Exchange Server or not? Is it installed with CW (Corporate Workgroup) or IMO (Internet Mail Only). If you're unsure, hit Help-About.

Sorry, but the answer depends a great deal on those questions.
 

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A:Outlook 2000 email and contacts backup

You could use the Personal Folders Backup

For Outlook 2000 and later
 

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A:OUTLOOK 2000 - Contacts / Email gone missing

Can anyone out there offer anys suggestions on recovering data lost in a personal file and mailbox.pst. Please.
 

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A:How to rescue Outlook 2003 mail and contacts?

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A:Transferring Outlook 2003 contacts to a new machine

Are you an administrator or power user on the new machine?
 

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A:Outlook 2003 - Importing Contacts Problem

It now shows the Outlook archive folder in the destination list. It shows no other folders. Can anyone help?

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A:Solved: Outlook 2003 export contacts

Hi hungryfish
If you start Outlook 2003 with one of the other Profiles do you get the same behavior when trying to Export the Contacts?
If not, I would stop using the original Profile and start using one of the other Profiles.

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File > Open > Outlook Data File
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Contacts window opens normal by clicking on "CONTACTS" when Outlook is open, but comes up with an empty contacts window when clicking on TO, CC, or BC. Here's what triggered the issue. It started with a sudden inability to send out email, Incoming OK, error on outgoing to smtp server. Using ms workaround I had to uninstall and reinstall Outlook Express. It corrected the outgoing email problem and created a new Personal Folders File in Outlook 2003. But, it also created this new problem of not being able to access the Contacts as an address book. I tried both the change and new address book procedure and was able to bring back my ACT Address Book that I had also lost in the workaround, but have still have no access to my Contacts as an address book. Help?
 

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I am using outlook 2003 on Dell Pentium 4 with Windows XP SP3.
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Hi all, first post Not the first time I've use this place though - lots of useful info here.

I've got a problem with a client's Outlook 2003. If she goes to Contacts in the Navigation Bar, it only shows 'Personal Contacts' which is a subfolder of her Contacts folder. If she wants to see her business contacts, which are just contained in the 'Contacts' folder, she has to go to the Folder List, and click 'Contacts' there in her mailbox. It's not a massive problem, but it would be nice if we could get it working the way it should.

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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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Don't use Outlook as much as I used to so I don't know when this actually started.

When I try create a new email...Outlooks looks for the Contacts 'folder'...but I get an error saying "The address list could not be displayed..."

I then go to 'address book' and see that there are two entries for Contacts...the fist choice gives the above error (capture.jpg). When I click the second (bottom) Contacts...then everything pops up normally ?

How do I get rid of/delete the 1st Contacts listed in (doublecontacts.jpg) attached.

Thanks....TiminAz

A:Duplicate 'Contacts' folder(s) in Outlook 2003 ?

Give the fix shown here a try

Application Tips

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A:Unable to Import Outlook 2003 Contacts to WLM

I logged into my hotmail acount with WLM, but that made no difference. It still will not import my Outlook 2003 contacts, although it goes through the "motions" of doing it.

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A:Solved: Outlook 2003 Contacts List

In previous versions of Outlook you could go Tools > E-mail accounts > View/Change Existing Directories/Address books > Outlook Address Book > Change > and then set your preference there. Not sure if it's the same in 2003.

Regards,
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The change seemed to have occured when I synched my laptop to my PC. (The PC works fine, the problem occurs only on the laptop).

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Hi guys, when I wanna save my contact by right clicking on the address then choose properties, then I click on Save and Close. My Outlook Hangs.

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A:Outlook 2003 Contacts Unable To Save (Hang)

ChaosDoom said:

Hi guys, when I wanna save my contact by right clicking on the address then choose properties, then I click on Save and Close. My Outlook Hangs.

I am using Windows XP SP 2 and Outlook 2003. Any suggestions or solutions pls? Many thanks to u guys.Click to expand...
You can try going under Help and clicking on Detect and Repair to try and fix any problems. Sounds like you have a corrupt file. Have you done an update to Office 2003 lately? Just wondering if that might have caused the problem.
 

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Hi there,

I am using Outlook 2003 and I have many contacts that have multiple email addresses and I can not seem to find the option to allow me to specify which email address is the default for my contacts that have more than one email address.

Any help is appreciated.

RGDS & TIA

Curtis M.
 

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I am having an issue with my contacts in Outlook 2003. Whenever i click on a "contacts" link (to add an email address) it pops up an error, and tells me to look in the help file. I have looked through the help file and i have been unable to find anything about it. Here is a screenshot of what it looks like:


Where is the setting for this? I've looked all over the program!

Thanks