Transfer data from Outlook 2000/XP to Outlook 2007/Win7


  1. Posts : 121
    Windows 10 64
       #1

    Transfer data from Outlook 2000/XP to Outlook 2007/Win7


    So far my searching has turned up confusing and non definitive info. In a nutshell... is it possible to seamlessly transfer ALL data? I've been able to import messages and account info into Outlook 2007/Win7 but can find no way of kluging either rules (rwz) or address (wab) info.

    Also, if I understand correctly Outlook 2007 doesn't internally store addresses and Windows 7 no longer retains an address book core app for Outlook to draw from? I'm hoping this doesn't mean Windows Live Mail requires activation?

    Any info appreciated!
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  2. Posts : 795
    windows 7 RTM x64
       #2

    Outlook 2007 can still import your address book that you exported from your office 2k install.
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  3. Posts : 121
    Windows 10 64
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Thanks for the reply!

    Mission accomplished!

    After uninstalling and removing all traces of Outlook files I reinstalled. This time I located my original PST file into a different folder than the one created during setup (as per recommendations read in a number of threads). Low-and-behold all my messages were present as expected and, to my surprise, it also installed the address book. This I didn't think would happen as I was under the impression it's integration into the PST was not until 2003. Anyhow, all's well now.

    Cheers!
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