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Hi,

actually I sent a group contact as an attachment from outlook 2010 to a recipient who is using outlook 2007, he is getting the email with an attachment with an extension .msg and can not open it. however, I can internally open that group contact with no problem.

here what I suggested to a recipient to do.

open the email --> Go to contacts and drag and drop the attached group contact to your contacts but that didn't help either.

please let me know.
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by:Manpreet SIngh Khatra
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Firstly i would say create a blank Pst with just the Contact group and send to user and he can then use the Pst to check and import data.
 
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You can also share the contacts folder with the user if he is a internal user

Share a contacts folder with others
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/share-a-contacts-folder-with-others-HA010355056.aspx

How-To Send Outlook 2010 Contact and Distribution Groups Through Email
http://www.groovypost.com/howto/microsoft/send-outlook-2010-contact-and-distribution-groups-through-email/

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Hi Rancy,

Can you give me the details how to achieve that.

I created the .pst file on the desktop -->  New Item --> More Items --> outlook data file

but I don't know how to add a contact group to it.

Thanks,
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Firstly create a folder with option of "Contact Items" inside PST and then simply make a copy of the Contact Group that you have in Outlook into that folder.

Now you can detach that PST from Outlook and then ZIP and share with your friend.

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