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How can I transfer my Outlook contacts to a USB stick?

I want to transfer my Outlook 2007 contacts to a SanDisk Cruzer Contour so I can access them when traveling.   What is the easiest way to do this?
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Happy_Computing

8/22/2022 - Mon
James H

What are you planning on viewing them with?
You will still need to import this data into another program or open the exported data with Outlook.
Happy_Computing

Hi,

This all depends on what you want to do with them and what version of outlook you have.

For Outlook 2010 see the link below to export them to a file that you can import on another computer.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/export-contacts-HA101870639.aspx

For Outlook 2003 and 2007 see the link below

http://www.online-tech-tips.com/ms-office-tips/export-outlook-contacts/

You could also copy the .pst file if your outlook is setup that way, as the .pst file would hold all of your e-mails, tasks, notes and contacts.

See link below on how to find your .pst file.

Or you are connected to an exchange server you would copy the .ost file and then use a program to convert the .ost to .pst.

The .ost file would normally be in the same location as .ost files and can be found in the same way as the above link.

See link below on how to convert from .ost to .pst so you can open in outlook on another computer

http://www.windowsreference.com/ms-exchange-server/how-to-convert-ost-to-pst-format-for-outlook/

Minesh
Happy_Computing

Sorry missed out link on finding .pst file.  See Below

http://ask-leo.com/where_is_my_outlook_pst_file_located.html
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Kent Dyer

You should be able to simply export the contacts into Windows Mail, Excel, etc...

here is a step-by-step..
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/export-outlook-contacts-to-google-gmail-HA001148902.aspx

HTH,

Kent
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