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Is there a tool to clean up duplicate default folders after a migration?

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Is there a tool to clean up duplicate contact folders or default folders after a migration from Exchange 2007 to 2013?
About 1100 of our users have encountered a duplicate contacts folder after their mailboxes were moved from the 2007 databases to the 2013 ones.
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This link contains different tools to remove duplicates from your outlook

http://www.slipstick.com/addins/duplicates-addins/remove-duplicate-contacts-from-outlook/
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try the MFCMAPI Tool to get rid of this..

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2509983
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Thank you for your responses.
I was looking into MFCMAPI.  I can differentiate between the old and new folders by looking at the PR_Creation_Time property.  Is there a way to automate this process so we don't have to do each of the 1100 or so mailboxes individually?
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Dear Steven,

through MFCMAPI you need to do it manually,
but if you follow the script mentioned in below article, then you can do it for many mailboxes

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ashour/2015/08/28/fix-duplication-in-default-folders-kb3031133-kb3069501-kb2991934/

Hope this is clear with you

Thanks.
Andy
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by:Steven Flanagan
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Thank you.  

I've been working on this script to make it only move the contacts folder to the new default contacts folder.  I have successfully moved several of them.
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