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How can I share Outlook Express contacts across several profiles on same server

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Users access an application via RDP on a Windows 2003 Server.  There is a fax component that uses Microsoft fax.  The fax contact database is pulling from the Outlook Express address book.  The problem is that each profile/username has a different Outlook Express contact database.  

Is there a better way to do this, or is there a way to get all profiles to access the same OE contact database?  
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Hello gregberry,

You can set up a .WAB file on the server and have everyone point to the Windows address book.  Here is how to change the location of Windows Address Book
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/156828

The article is for Outlook Express 5 but works for Outlook Express 6.

Hope this helps!
war1
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