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Lost Address Book when going back from Win10 to Win7
04-22-2016, 11:28 AM (This post was last modified: 04-22-2016 12:01 PM by twinr.)
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Lost Address Book when going back from Win10 to Win7
I have gone back to Win7, but my address Book is gone. Where (Or how) can I find my old Address book and Restore it to Outlook Express?

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After searching for answers I found this:

Ok so I found the "address book" in Contacts:
I got this tip from google:
C:\Documents and Settings\<yourname>\Application Data\Microsoft\Address Book.

But on my Win7 system it was located:
C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\Users\<myname>\Contacts

And it is all inside this folder, but how do I create the link back to
the Address Book? This is not a WAB file that I can Import?
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04-22-2016, 01:07 PM (This post was last modified: 04-22-2016 04:08 PM by twinr.)
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RE: Lost Address Book when going back from Win10 to Win7
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OK so after two hours wasted on this
(Win10 installed itself last night without my consent)
I found my old WAB OE Address Book at:
C:\Users\<My Name>\Contacts\<My Name>.wab

and pasted it onto the "new" WAB file located here:
C:\Users\<My Name>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Address Book\<My Name>.wab

Everything (?) is now back to normal, I think.
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Question to other Win10 users:
What will I gain to going back to Win10?
I did not have time to hazzle with it this week
so I went back to Win7 asap this morning.
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