convert outlook express to outlook 2010

my partner has outlook express.
how can Import his contacts to a clean install of outlook.

is it very involved ?
intelogentAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You MUST install Outlook on the same machine that has Outlook Express and let Outlook find the Outlook Express email. OE died with XP and I don't think Outlook 2010 runs on XP so you will need to get a copy of Outlook 2003 (possibly 2007).
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Leroy LuffHead of IT & DIgitalCommented:
Outlook 2010 runs on xp no problem.

See this for assistance : https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/286116
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If Outlook 2010 runs on XP, then just install it and it will convert Outlook Express (should anyway).
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TemodyPickalbatros, IT ManagerCommented:
From your outlook go to gile import from other applications choose outlook express
And select import contacts
Or you can export outlook express contacts from this article
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/270670
And import it to outlook
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@intelogent  - If Outlook is there on the XP machine, it should just ask. That is how it always has worked for me in the past. Please let us know.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@intelogent  - Thanks and good luck with the conversion.
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intelogentAuthor Commented:
perfect guys... got it installed on the computer where out look was, and no problem.... thanks to all
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thanks for the update.
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