Fix issues while exporting contacts from Microsoft® Outlook 2007
What are the guidelines for exporting contacts from Microsoft Outlook 2007 program?
Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 is the application software developed by the Microsoft Corporation with the intention to provide much features and functionalities to its predecessor software, Microsoft Outlook 2003. The program allows the user in managing the e-mail accounts upon the single platform. The management of calendars and to do lists along with the e-mail account management is also possible with the software. Microsoft Outlook 2007 tool allows the user to export the contacts upon the application into another program or any other system location. While exporting contacts, the user experiences some issues with the process. The exporting results in failure at certain occasions and stop responding to the user actions. The exported contacts may not be in a readable form while importing them or while using those contacts. The user also experiences some issues like export option disabled, cannot save in a particular file format etc. while exporting the contacts.
Discussed below are the causes for the issues that occur with the contact exporting and the possible ways to fix the issues:
- Causes of the issue
- Follow the export wizard carefully
- Alternative tips
Causes of the issue
The main cause of the issues that occur while exporting the contacts from Microsoft Outlook 2007 application is the corruptions upon the software. Microsoft Outlook 2007 tool may get corrupted due to the wrong installation process or due to the infection of any of the viruses. The wrong sequence followed by the user while exporting the contacts also results in failure while contact export process.
Follow the export wizard carefully
The first troubleshooting step that should be followed by the user is to perform the export process once again if the first attempt fails. While doing the process again upon the software, the user should follow the steps provided by the exporting wizard carefully and completely. The file format selection should also be done with more accuracy by knowing the compatible formats.
If Microsoft Outlook 2007 software has been corrupted completely, then the user should remove and install a new one for email management. The infections that are present upon the software tool should be removed by using any of the security measures and also keep the software error free through the better security options along with the tool. Reinstall the software if the 'Export' option is not found at the 'File' menu.
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