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Where dows my_email.vcf file for Outlook VCard file

myinzu
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After I redirected the user's home dir to different server becasue of the physical move to different office location, user complains that his outlook freezes up saying "Can't create file: xxxx.vcf. Right click the fodler you wnat to crate the file in, then click properties on the shrtcut menut to check your permissions for the folder."

I would like to know where to find his VCF file. It sounds like the home dir  redirect did. so I searched in his home dir contents.. it's not there.. where should I look.. Thx in advance. :)
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Hello myinzu,

VCF file could be anywhere.  It may in a hidden folder, so you have to unhide hidden folders to be able to find with Windows Search.  In Windows XP, open Windows Explorer or any folder.  Click on Tools > Folders Options > View. Check "Show hidden files and folders".  If you want to see system files as well, unclick Hide protected operating system files.   Click OK.

Hope this helps!
war1
its permission issue .. not the file is missing or somthing..
if he using vista be sure that he runs outlook in administrator right's privilege and that by right click on outlook shortcut and choose run as administator

if xp.. just be sure that he got administration rights to open such these software and edit

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this happens on the remote user so I 'll follow your directions when I get a chance to establish the remote connection to his machine...
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Thanks a lot both War1 and Noor.  
I went to clear the contents of  OLK folder in user specific profile location on the computer resolved  the problem.
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myinzu, glad the problem is solved. I am surprise OLKxx folder filled up for a new user account.

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he was not the new user. he got relocated to the different remote office so I had to remapped his home dir accordingly. It was just coincidence, that he thought I took away what he had before. ( permissions) ...