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Problems with importing/exporting my contacts

  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    Problems with importing/exporting my contacts

    Luckily, many weeks before my 8-year old HP Notebook crashed, I printed out my LONG list of Outlook CSV contacts, which I want to locate in my new HP Notebook and import into my gmail and/or hotmail accounts. I've researched this, but nothing is working. Hope someone can help me with this dilemma!

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  2. #2

    Posts : 511
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Never had this to work either. I had to put mine in manually. What I did to save my addresses is create an e-mail and address it to every one in my address book. Don't send it just print it. If you go to print the address book it will be about 30 pages. It skips about 4 lines between each one.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 959
    Windows 8.1, 10

    Hi there Don, welcome to the Forum.

    When you say you "printed out my LONG list of Outlook CSV contacts", does that mean you only have them on paper printouts? Or are they filed away on your computer somewhere? If so, are they in CSV format?

    Also which Outlook did they come from? Was it Outlook Express, or one of the Outlook versions that's part of MS Office (eg. Outlook 2007)?
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