Importing CSV

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by DFX, Dec 18, 2002.

  1. DFX

    DFX OSNN Senior Addict

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    The story:

    I just put my dad's work computer on the network, so he shares DSL with the rest of the family. I thought it would be a good idea to upgrade his IE6 at the same time... bad idea. I did it, and he could no longer connect to the network :mad: don't know why and don't care... so I uninstalled it... but his work contacts have been lost from Outlook Express! :mad: :mad:

    I been running around for the last hour trying to find out how to restore them.. managed to find the .wab file, but this no-longer works on his computer. It does work with OE6 though... so I have managed to open it on my copy of OE6 and saved as CSV from advice from Microsoft and a few other "restoring address books" sites. The thing is - I can't import from CSV on my dad's computer (Windows 98, OE5.x). Im on XP and OE6.
     
  2. Binary

    Binary Guest

    If the fields are correct, than it should be no problem: http://www.shelbycs.org/techtips/addressbook.html
    If not, then printing them out on paper and use your fingers to type them into the Address Book would seem like the only reasonable alternative. You might try to import them into Excel and edit any problem fields or colums.
     
  3. DFX

    DFX OSNN Senior Addict

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    Thanks Binary.

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    That is how it SHOULD look like, but it only lists one thing. NAB I think. Any ideas?

    Looks like its back to pen and paper. :huh:
     
  4. DFX

    DFX OSNN Senior Addict

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    Definitely only lists "NAB". Netscape Address Book?