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Delete contact book in Windows Live Mail

I was trying to import my .wab from Outlook Express into Live Mail, when I realized I had imported an old book. I found the new one and imported it. Rather than replacing contacts, it doubles them all. I have 7,000....so rather than delete each duplicate, I would rather delete the ENTIRE contact book (I know I can in Thunderbird) but I can't find a way to do that in Windows Live Mail. Suggestions anyone?
Thanks!

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The quickest way...

In reply to: Delete contact book in Windows Live Mail

Open your contact list in Windows Live Mail, click "All contacts," select one of the contacts listed, press Ctrl + A, and then press Delete. You can then import your latest contacts without the obsolete and duplicate entries.

Hope this helps,
John

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Thanks!

In reply to: The quickest way...

It worked! Thanks so much. It took FOREVER though with over 7,000 contacts. Once I hit the cntrol and A, it was probably 10 minutes before I hit delete. I was afraid it had locked up.
Thanks!

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Contact problems with windows live mail and facebook

In reply to: The quickest way...

I went to send an e mail today and noticed my facebook contacts had
some how been synced linked or merged with my windows live mail

It wasnt me tried the alt a once highlighted tried everything but could not delete them

They show up in a seperate folder named Social Networks how can I remove them help please thanks Vikki

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