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Where does Outlook save its Contact list?

Posted on 2003-03-26
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Last Modified: 2010-04-07
I have MS Outlook XP on my C drive and Outlook 2000 on my F drive.  I want to update my Outlook XP Contacts and Calendar using the info from Outlook 2000 but didn't create a .pst file so I don't think I can use the import/export app.  Can you tell me to what folder does Outlook 2000 write the Contacts too, and how I can import them to Outlook XP on my C drive?  
Question by:Sheldon02
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Christopher McKay earned 200 total points
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Outlook automatically uses a PST file for this information.

The PST file is typically located here:
%root%\Documents and Settings\%username%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

Please note, this location is in hidden folders, you must turn on the option to view hidden and system files and folders in order to see it.

Hope this helps!



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Thanks dude.. that was it exactly.  
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by:Christopher McKay
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Glad I could help.



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