Question: How do I backup my address book in Outlook Express?
Answer: Backing up the Outlook Express address book.
- Locate the file by using the Windows find tool. Click Start / Find / Files or Folders.
- In the Named box type *.wab – ensure the Look in box is looking on the drive that Microsoft Outlook is located (usually the C: drive).
- Click Find Now
- This should locate the Microsoft Outlook Express address book, if present. Generally, this file will be the Outlook Express user’s name.
- Once this file is located, copy the file to an alternate drive or backup media such as a Zip disk.
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