I have happily used Outlook for several years for POP accounts. My recent addition of an Exchange account has hijacked several default behaviors that I was used to. For one, contacts are now saved by default in the exchange related contact folder instead of the folder that is associated with my primary POP account. How do I reconfigure Outlook to save contacts to my preferred folder, so that I don't have to constantly move the new contacts after they are saved? I do not want this information on the exchange account. This bad behaviour occurs no matter what email account is read, from which I am saving the contact info.
To reproduce the problem: Open a message in the POP email, right click on the FROM email address, choose Add to Contacts from the menu, find the contact stored in the exchange contact folder instead of the contact folder for the POP account (the folder that Outlook USED to save to,prior to adding the exchange account).
Work around: (annoying the first few times, mentally unhealthy after more than a few) Save the contact, then manually move it to the correct folder.
I am looking for a solution in Outlook 2010 under Windows 7 Pro.