Windows 7 restore address book for Mozilla Thunderbird from previous profile


Posted by Ben Johnson on 9 November 2012 | 1 Comments

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On windows 7:

  • CLOSE THUNDERBIRD.
  • Open the address book from the backup eg: R:backup123\Users\*\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles
  • Select the profile eg: 6sdgakb6.default
  • Find file: abook.mab
  • Select Start menu.
  • Type: %appdata%
  • Open: Thunderbird\Profiles
  • Select the profile eg: 6sdgadf6.default
  • Replace file: abook.mab

Open Thunderbird

Reference: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Moving_address_books_between_profiles

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  • Thanks, after much head scratching a simple solution.

    Posted by Graham, 16/09/2014 1:30pm (2 days ago)

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