Please help me with a step by step for repairing my Win 7/Outlook 2007 to see the address book after migrating files using Win Easy Transfer from an X

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Dale M



Like many here, I can not see my address book in Outlook 2007 when composing an email, but I do have all the contacts listed under Contacts. I've tried to follow the fixes here but each configuration seems to be just different enough to cause me to hit a dead end. I originally had an XP computer and Outlook 2007 and I believe I was using an IMAP setup. I used Windows Easy Transfer to migrate my files to my new Win 7/Outlook 2007 machine, which I see according to this site won't work with Outlook 2007. Now as I review all these fixes I don't see one that exactly matches my configuration. For example, one post says to create a new identity, however it only tells me how to do it in Vista or earlier, not Win 7. Also I tried to Add the Address Book Service using Outlook 2007 help files, but it is obviously not for Win 7 because I don't have a Mail selection under User Accounts:

Add the Outlook Address Book service to your profile

To add the Outlook Address Book Service to your profile in Outlook 2007, follow these steps:

If Outlook is running, click the File menu, and then click Exit to close Outlook.

Click Start, click Control Panel, click User Accounts, and then click Mail.

In the Mail Setup-Outlook dialog box, click E-mail Accounts.

In the Account Settings dialog box, click New.

If you see the Add New Email account-Choose E-mail Service dialog box, click the Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP option, and then click Next.

If you see the Add New Email account-Auto Account Setup dialog box, proceed to the next step.

In the Add New Email account-Auto Account Setup dialog box, type your name, e-mail address, and password, and then click Next.

When you see the congratulations screen, click Finish.

Start Outlook.

I would be VERY grateful if one of you brilliant experts can give me a step by step on how to make my address book show up as in my Contacts. Again, I loaded Office 2007 on my Win 7 machine and mistakenly transferred my Outlook 2007 data with Windows Easy Transfer from my old XP/Outlook 2007 system. I even removed Office 2007 on the new machine and started over but the old Outlook emails and Contacts were still there and the process failed.

 
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You can't add the Outlook Addressbook service in Outlook 2007 as there's a bug.

If you'd done any research at all you would have discovered that transferring Outlook data via WET corrupts your Mail Profile.

See here for information on how to fix this.

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