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Windows 7: Moving Windows mail Contacts Folder

16 Sep 2009   #1

Windows Vista
Moving Windows mail Contacts Folder

How can I point Windows Mail to the new location of my Contacts file?...Thanks...Bob

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16 Sep 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Rbaurhyte, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Unfortunately, when you move the location of the C:\Users\(user-name)\Contacts folder, it causes the contact to no longer work in Windows Mail in Vista. It appears to do the same in Windows 7 as well. The only way I know of is to restore the default location of the Contacts folder.

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16 Sep 2009   #3

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Or simple use a junction or symbolic link. Make the original folder point to the new location.
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