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Access 2010 Linking to outlook folder 2010

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by FrayserX, Jul 13, 2011.

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  1. FrayserX

    FrayserX Thread Starter

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    Hi all,

    this maybe a tricky one, im not that techi so please bare with me

    I am using MS office 2010

    when I try to link an access database to an outlook folder using the:

    home ribbon > External Data > import & Link > more > outlook Folder.

    after I click on the "outlook folder" option, nothing happens.

    absolutely nothing. no warning, no error, no not responding.. nothing at all.

    I spent hours and hours looking for solutions, messed other parts of my computer and still no success:(

    I need to link to my outlook contact. please help

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TF1RYvwpeeE this may sound silly I uploaded a video on you tube asking for help.
     
  2. draceplace

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    As a work around...Export your contacts from Outlook to csv then import (text) to Access. File > Options > Advanced...Export is midway down the page
     
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