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NOTE: These procedures only apply if you have installed Outlook with the Corporate Workgroup/Other option. This option allows you to use Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) services. To determine your installation type, on the Help Menu click About Microsoft Outlook. In About Microsoft Outlook you should see "Corporate" if you have the Corporate Workgroup installation.
This article describes how you can copy or move your Personal Address Book (PAB) from one computer to another.
Microsoft Outlook stores your Personal Address Book information in a PAB file. Copying your PAB file to a second computer is a three-step process.
Identify the PAB File Your Mail Profile Uses
Copy the PAB File to a Second Computer
Configure Your Second Computer to Use the New PAB FileTo make the new PAB active on the second computer, you can add the copied PAB file to your profile by following these steps:
In addition, Outlook 2000 allows recipients and distribution lists to be added to Contacts in the Personal Address Book interface
For more information about importing a Personal Address Book into your Contacts folder, click Microsoft Outlook Help on the Help menu, type "personal address book" in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view "About converting your Personal Address Book to a Contacts folder."
Article ID: 197748 - Last Review: June 22, 2014 - Revision: 5.0