On Jul 12, 9:04 am, Martin Feitag <prof_nosp...@quantentunnel.de>
wrote:
> Morton schrieb:
>
>
>
> > On Jul 11, 7:03 pm, Chris Ilias<n...@ilias.ca>  wrote:
> >> On 11/07/09 6:06 PM, Morton wrote:
>
> >>> A so-called computer tech savaged my newer laptop, and I am trying to
> >>> put the pieces together. I have many of my e-mail addresses in my older
> >>> laptop, SeaMonkey of course. i tried to drag the address book listings
> >>> to my CD burner and burn a CD-R, to transfer to my newer laptop. It did
> >>> not work,as the address book is apparently not draggable.
>
> >>> Does anyone know the file name of the address book in SeaMonkey? I
> >>> thought that if I knew the file name, I could try and gat that file into
> >>> my CD-R software. I hesitate to use USB cables to transfer everything.
>
> >>> Any help, or any suggestions, would be greatly appreciated.
>
> >> abook.mab
> >> See<http://seamonkey.ilias.ca/profilefaq/#transferring_addresses>
>
> >> --
> >> Chris Ilias<http://ilias.ca>
> >> List-owner: support-firefox, support-thunderbird, test-multimedia
> >> Keeper of the Knowledge Base:<https://support.mozilla.com/kb/>
>
> > Hi Chris,
> > Thanks a lot for the help. I found that my address book is in fact on
> > my loused-up laptop's hard drive, but I can only find it in narrative
> > form. I would like to get all the addresses back into my SeaMonkey
> > address book folder, but cannot figure out how to do it.  As they are
> > now, they are almost useless. Any further help would be gratefully
> > received.
> > Mort
>
> Chris already gave you the link!
>  >> abook.mab
>  >> See<http://seamonkey.ilias.ca/profilefaq/#transferring_addresses>
> This link/site says:
> To restore that data in a new location, open the SeaMonkey address book
> window, so SeaMonkey creates it's own abook.mab file. Close SeaMonkey
> and replace the newly created abook.mab with your saved one. To restore
> additional address books, use the Import menu to import the LDIF files
> you saved.
>
> regards
> Martin

Thanks Martin. I'll try it. I'm so upset at the havoc wreaked by the
guy who was "fixing" my laptop. I have to recreate or restore my
address book, most of my programs, my bookmarks, etc..All this despite
doing regular external backups, etc..
Thanks again.

Mort
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