Microsoft Outlook

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I am trying to export my contact list to Floppy Disk however, when I open the
address book and click the File drop down menu, the Import and Export links
are greyed out so I cannot back up my contact list. Any ideas on how to fix
this.

Also, I cannot save message attachments when I right click on the attachment
the preview page list comes up. Again, any ideas.
Regards
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Open Outlook and click the FILE menu, the export/import...
You don't do this from the addressbook/contacts, but from
the main page.

Outlook and Outlook Express block some or all attachments by
default as a security anti-virus tactic. You can change
this on the Tools menu, Internet Options. OE is either on
or off and Outlook allows you to select types of files to
block or allow.


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"JB" <JB@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:C1C16407-ED21-496F-B208-321FA67C8988@microsoft.com...
|I am trying to export my contact list to Floppy Disk
however, when I open the
| address book and click the File drop down menu, the Import
and Export links
| are greyed out so I cannot back up my contact list. Any
ideas on how to fix
| this.
|
| Also, I cannot save message attachments when I right click
on the attachment
| the preview page list comes up. Again, any ideas.
| Regards
| --
| JB
 
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Outlook or Outlook Express, please?

Assuming the latter:

Is MS Outlook (or MS Office) also installed?

Do you have this Registry key?...

HKEY_CURRENT_USER
\Software
\Microsoft
\WAB
\WAB4

If not, STOP; If so, is there a DWORD named UseOutlook and is its value set
to 1 (one)?

If not, STOP; If so, Address Book is configured to share contacts with
Outlook, even if you don't use it (can happen with the install of Office).
Change the value to 0 (zero), Address Book should be available to you and
all should be well. (If that DWORD is not present, don't create it, and
don't alter any other DWORD values.)

Note that any changes (additions, deletions, edits) made while sharing was
enabled will not be available (displayed) in Address Book when sharing is
disabled.

cf. http://insideoe.tomsterdam.com/files/wab.htm#share

Also see http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q175037
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JB wrote:
> I am trying to export my contact list to Floppy Disk however, when I open
> the address book and click the File drop down menu, the Import and Export
> links are greyed out so I cannot back up my contact list. Any ideas on
> how to fix this.
>
> Also, I cannot save message attachments when I right click on the
> attachment the preview page list comes up. Again, any ideas.
> Regards