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iPhone, iTunes, sync Outlook contacts over network

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I have an iPhone 3g, iTunes installed on Windows, and I need to sync my Outlook contacts which live on a different machine. Is there a way to set the file location which iTunes/iPhone looks for to something other than the default system location? The other machine is Windows Server 2003.
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Do you have Exchange? Then setup Active Sync and sync with Outlook. Most straight forward way to do it.
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No Exchange. We WILL have it in a couple months, but it's not set up yet. What I have done since I posted is to download a trial version of Outlook, set it up, navigate to the network .pst for it's data file, and then the iPhone synced up. I need to test and see if it will sync data even though I don't open the trial version. I will post back when I know.
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So far this appears to be working. However, all the email rules that were set up in the 2003 Outlook are gone. From a kb that I read, this can happen when accessing a .pst from different versions of Outlook. Bummer.
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