How To Export Windows Live Mail Contacts to Outlook 2010

Exporting Windows Live Contacts to Outlook 2010

 
I am in the process of moving my emails from an older PC to a new laptop. On an older PC, I had Windows XP and Windows Live Mail while on my new laptop, I have Outlook 2010. Here is the complete process of exporting contacts from Live Mail and importing into Outlook 2010.
 
Open Windows Live Mail and go to Tools > Contacts menu option.

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That opens Windows Live Contacts.
 
Go to File and select Export > Comma Separated Values (.CSV) option. 
 
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On the next dialog, select a folder and give a file name.
 
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On the next dialog, make sure to check First Name and Last Name checkboxes. 
 
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The export will start and all contacts will be copied to a .csv file. 
 
Copy this .csv file to the machine you want to import your contacts to.
 
Open Outlook 2010 and select File > Open Menu item. Then select Import option.
 
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Select Import from another program or file.
 
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Select Comma Separated Values (Windows).
 
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Browse your .CSV file and select Next.
 
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Find Suggested Contacts or Contacts and hit Next. 
 
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That's it. All contacts will be imported to your Outlook.