Solved

Moving Contacts from one machine running Outlook 2003 to another running Outlook 2000.

Posted on 2006-07-14
1
205 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
I have a user that is switching between networked computers.  The one that he's worked on for years is running Outlook 2003 SP1, to one that he has recently been assigned which runs Outlook 2000.  Please help me make sure that his years of contact data that he has accumulated converts into Outlook 2000 properly.  I've not seen the file structure within Outlook on either machine yet.

Thanks,,

Techmom
0
Comment
Question by:TechSupport115
1 Comment
 
LVL 97

Accepted Solution

by:
war1 earned 125 total points
ID: 17109201
Greetings, TechSupport115 !

Users only want to move contacts, and not emails?  If only contacts, user can export contacts as CSV file. Then in Outlook 2000, you can import the CSV file.

If you want to move emails and contacts, do search for PST file. PST file is usually located in C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook folder.  It is a hidden file. Go to any folder and select Tools > Folders Options > View. Check "Show hidden files and folders". Click OK.

If the PST file is in Outlook 2003 format, unicode, you need to create a new PST file in 97-2002 format.

Create a new PST file.
http://www.outlook-tips.net/howto/profile.htm

Then drag all the emails and contacts addresses to the new PST file.
http://pubs.logicalexpressions.com/Pub0009/LPMArticle.asp?ID=52

Now you can copy the new PST file to computer with Outlook 2000.

Best wishes!
0

Featured Post

What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Follow this checklist to learn more about the 15 things you should never include in an email signature from personal quotes, animated gifs and out-of-date marketing content.
Are you unable to connect or configure Hotmail email account in Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2007? Or Outlook.com emails are not downloading to Outlook? Lets’ see the problem and resolve Outlook Connector error syncing folder hierarchy (0x8004102A).
This Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial shows how to tell Microsoft Office that a word is NOT spelled correctly. Microsoft Office has a built-in, main dictionary that is shared by Office apps, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. When …
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question