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Windows Vista™ Inside Out by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Managing Contacts

The Windows Address Book application familiar to Outlook Express users has been replaced in Windows Vista by a folder called Contacts. This ordinary Windows Explorer folder is part of your user profile, stored (by default) alongside such other profile folders as Documents, Music, Pictures, and Videos. (For more about user profile folders, see "What’s What and Where in a User Profile," Chapter 7.) You can get to it in a variety of ways. For example, typing contacts in the Start menu’s Search box and pressing Enter will take you there. If you’re already in Windows Mail, you can open the Contacts folder by pressing Ctrl+Shift+C, by choosing Tools, Contacts, or by clicking the Contacts icon on the Command Bar.

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