Outlook 2k3 Imported Contacts will Not show up in New Email

james1976
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I have imported contacts from OL 2k3 on another machine. I used .csv. It
imports great but will not show up when selecting TO for a new email message.
I have checked off "show the folder as an email address book" and I have
changed the selections in the address book "tools Options" . The only time I
could get anything to show up was when I manually entered one contact ...
additional manually entered contacts did NOT show up. I have done this at
least 100 times or more and is generally straight forward. This has me
stumped ... Now I have started over so many times I am getting lists in the
address book "tools Options" and I want to delete most of them since they
don't apply and can't figure that out... this is a first time use of outlook
2k3 on this machine and is fully updated spk3 and any remaining updates.

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Any Ideas on how to resolve the problem described above?
Top Expert 2008

Commented:
Hello james1976,

The autocomplete data is selected from Address Book. You need to enable Contacts Database As An Email Address Book in Outlook 2003
http://domino.lancs.ac.uk/pub/usghelpdesk.nsf/9fb9e62b73055de48025680100698378/c8dbe9bb81766cf080256e5800438856?OpenDocument

For Outlook 2007, here is how to enable Contacts as Address Book
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA102194281033.aspx

Hope this helps!
war1

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Thanks for the reponse, but i have done all of that ...and it does not fix the problem.
Problem solved by me ... not sure how to drop points ....Very simple problem ...None  the contacts...and
I didn't notice this before .... didn't have one email address setup in them...Thanks for the response
Top Expert 2008

Commented:
James, glad the problem is solved. You can closed the question by accepting your last comment as the answer and get the points back.

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