office 2010 removes WAB file

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experienced WAB deletion after installing office 2010, has anybody experienced this problem while installing office 2010 trial or full version?
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The contacts are all stored in Exchange Contacts or the Suggested Contact section of Exchange with Outlook 2010, there is no local storage of these anymore.

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Question clearification: Person was using outlook EXPRESS. While installing office 2010 home and business they noticed that their OE address book was not on the hd anymore.
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yes because outlook will have integrated this as part of the install.

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So the install does delete the OE wab.exe file But not the old outlook.pst file ... wondurful!
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The old PST file can be used in Outlook 2010 the WAB file cannot.

So as far as outlook is concerned it's no longer needed

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