Outlook 2003 Export Problem

By tom ·
I have been able to export Outlook folders to Excel on my desktop with no problems. I've recently installed Outlook 2003 on my new laptop. When I try to export, the window where I choose the folder to export is blank. That is, I chose export to a file, then I choose Excel as the format, and then the next window tells me to choose a folder, but it is blank. I've tried other formats with the same result, so it isn't anything special about the Excel export. It's like it is looking in the wrong place. Thanks for any help anyone can provide.

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by smartin In reply to Outlook 2003 Export Probl ...

I fixed the same issue by setting the permissions on the folder I wanted to export. I made myself the owner of the folder and then the folder list was populated. I was then able to select the contact folder I wanted to export.


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by tom In reply to Outlook 2003 Export Probl ...

Thanks for taking the time to respond. I'll give that a try.

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Tried that

by tom In reply to Outlook 2003 Export Probl ...

Thanks again for the suggestion. I checked the permissions, and I'm already the owner (and I'm the administrator) with full authorities. Any other suggestions?

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same problems

by JosiahB In reply to Outlook 2003 Export Probl ...

I've just upgraded to 2003 and I'm experiencing the same problem. Has anyone found a solution at all?

Already tried the suggestion made here with no luck.

Any help would be appreciated.

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Solution to Outlook Export Problem

by mnhoff In reply to Outlook 2003 Export Probl ...

I resolved the blank folders problem by simply running Disc Cleanup (File->All Programs->Accessories->System Tools->Disc Cleanup). Ensure you delete "Office Setup Files" on all drives that may contain them.

For specific details, Microsoft Support Article ID's 825933 and 829985 helped immensely.

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