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Restore User's Contacts From Exchange

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Our exchange2003/outlook configuration is accessed via terminal server and we ARE NOT running in cached mode.  We had a user accidentally delete all of his contacts.  I have a backup of the file system for both the mail server and the terminal server.  Is there an easy way to restore the user's contacts from either of these file systems.
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I believe that contacts are local in PST , and not stored on the Exchange server.

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http://forums.techguy.org/business-applications/297109-where-outlook-contacts-stored.html

I hope this helps !
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Recover deleted items would be the first place I would start with.

http://www.amset.info/outlook/recoverdeleteditems.asp

Contacts are not stored in PST files, they are stored on the server with everything else.

Simon.
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