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Mac got stolen trying to reinstate my old contacts from Outlook entourage.

Last Modified: 2010-04-25
my powerbook g4 was stolen yesterday, luckily i backed-up that same morning. problem is - i've been backing up my entourage 2004 by copying my "microsoft user data" folder to my ext. HD and not performing a proper "export/archive". now, of course, i'm having problems importing my data - years of emails, addresses, etc. quite disheartening. i seem to recall that in the past w/ outlook, i would just copy the user data folder but that doesn't seem to be the case w/ entourage 2004. i've tried importing from the backed-up user data folder to no avail into entourage and Mail. is there any way to get back my data? when i do a spotlight search for old emails, it turns up subject headings from the backed-up user data folder, which leads me to believe that there must be a way to retrieve my data. can anyone help me with a few tips or solutions? thanks...
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Andrew DuffyTechnical Services Coordinator

You can simply copy the Identity folder into the same place. All you have to do is make sure you're running the exact same version of Office e.g. if you were on Office 2004, you need to ensure you've got the same updates installed that you had on your old system. Best bet is to update to the latest version, currently 11.3.3. An old Entourage database will be upgraded by a newer build of Entourage but not the other way round.
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