How to get address book back

By semajjames ยท 5 replies
Dec 8, 2007
  1. hi all

    my motherboard blew up so,,,, as i cannot boot the hardrive in another machine i am transfering my files from the hardrive to a new machine using it as a slave through usb

    now i can't find where windows xp has stored my address book so i can copy the files to my new machine

    any idears plz
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Address book for what exactly? If you mean windows live messenger then that info is usually stored online.
  3. semajjames

    semajjames TS Rookie Topic Starter

    no i mean the windows address book the outlook express uses
  4. fastco

    fastco TS Booster Posts: 1,123

    Sorry you are right semajjames...Disregard
  5. semajjames

    semajjames TS Rookie Topic Starter

    no no ,,,,,,,, that is not it that is just a shortcut to address book ,,,,what i need is the data files that contain the address
  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,122   +982

    try looking here:
    C:\Documents and Settings\yourLoginName\Application Data\Microsoft\Address Book\*.wab
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add your comment to this article

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...