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Article ID: 940766 - Last Review: August 5, 2007 - Revision: 1.0


Windows Vista uses a new contact manager called Windows Contacts. Windows Contacts replaces the Windows Address Book and adds new features, such as adding pictures to your contacts. Windows Contacts can import data from a Microsoft Works 9 database or from spreadsheet programs when the data is saved in the Comma Separated Values (*.csv) export format.


To save a Works 9 database or a spreadsheet as a CSV file, follow these steps:
  1. Start Works 9, and then open the Works database.
  2. On the File menu, click Save As.
  3. Under Files of Type, click Text & Commas (*.csv).
  4. Type a name for the file, and then click Save.
To import CSV files into Windows Contacts, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start
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    Start button
    , click All Programs, click Accessories, and then click Windows Contacts.
  2. Click Import, and then select Comma Separated Values (*.csv).
  3. Click Import, locate the CSV file that you saved from Works 9, and then click Open.
  4. When Windows Contacts finishes the import, click OK, and then click Close.

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