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Cannot import OE addressBook from OE6 to OE6

by vmars956 / March 30, 2004 8:41 AM PST

Cannot import OE addressBook from OE6 to OE6

It goes thru all the steps
but the end result is no change to current addrBook.
The addressBook i am trying to import is
named vmarss.wab .
Does the name have anything have to do with it?

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Re:Cannot import OE addressBook from OE6 to OE6
by glenn30 / March 30, 2004 9:20 AM PST

Vern, not sure I fully understand your problem and how you are proceeding. My method would be go to the source Address Book and under File select Export and follow prompts by saving to a spot on another media or hard drive. Then open the destination Address Book and from the file menu select Import and follow the prompts to import the saved file.

I cannot see how the name of the file would affect the procedure.




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Re:Re:Cannot import OE addressBook from OE6 to OE6
by vmars956 / March 30, 2004 6:15 PM PST

Ok, from the beginning:
Lightning took out laptop1.
Got new laptop, laptop2.
I attach laptop1's hdd to laptop2's usb
and copy over laptop1's vmarss.wab .
If i click on vmarss.wab (200k),
i get laptop2's addressBook(42k).
If i import vmarss.wab into addressBook(42k),
i end up with addressBook(42k) only.

Also, how come laptop2 does not have a *.wab,
can only find vmarss.wab ?

I have winXP version 2002, sp1.


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6 to 6?
by Tom Aikman / March 30, 2004 12:32 PM PST

You have 2 OE 6 on your system?
If the said address book is on a CD, copy it to your hard drive first then import.

Good Luck, Tom

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