|Change the Windows Address Book Location (All Windows)|
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This setting is used to specify the location of the Windows Address Book (WAB). The Windows Address Book is used by Outlook Express and Internet Mail and News to store contact details.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new String value, or modify the existing value called '(Default)' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
Note: The Windows Address Book used by Outlook Express is normally located in the [Windows]\Application Data\Microsoft\Address Book folder.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||C:\Documents and Settings\My Username\App...|
|HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\WAB\WAB4\Wab File Name|
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\WAB\WAB4\Wab File Name]|
Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: October 8, 2002