How to import existing Outlook Express Address Book into Outlook 2010

Tom Behler

Hello, everyone.

I have decided to try Outlook 2010 as my main e-mail client on a Windows 7 laptop.

I have successfully interfaced Microsoft Outlook with my g-mail account, but have run into an interesting problem.

I can't seem to import my old Outlook Express address book into the new Outlook program.

I have saved my old Outlook Express address book as a .wab file onto a thumb drive, but can't seem to get it to be imported into the new Outlook 2010 contacts.

I can get to the import wizzard, but can't seem to get Outlook to recognize my older Outlook Express .wab address file.

Another list member sent me instructions from the Microsoft web site, but I can't get them to work.

Here's the link, in case anyone is interested or wants to see them:

Any suggestions or a set of steps that is known to work would be appreciated.

I'm using Jaws 12 and Windows 7 here.

Tom from Michigan

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