email probs / address book

  kane_2001 20:09 11 Jul 2004

I had to format Xp last night after a virus, fortunately I managed to save my address book first. Unfortunately, I highlighted all contacts and copied/pasted them onto a blank word doc. Now I can open the word doc but I cannot export or open the contact info, there are something called vcf files. Does anyone know how to open these or any other programsto use? A lot of my contacts I can only get to through email.

  Night Ryder 20:24 11 Jul 2004

Regret to say this is the wrong way to save your contacts. You should have used the export facility in "Outlook" or "Outlook Express" to save you contacts to a file and not cut and paste as you've done. I don't know of any way you can now import your contacts from the file you've just created. Sorry.

  VoG II 20:30 11 Jul 2004

Which e-mail program do you use? If it is Outlook, there may be a way. If it is Outlook Express, I'm afraid that I think you've got a lot of typing to do.

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