Recovering BCM data file?



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Recovering BCM data file?

Postby Chester » Sun, 01 May 2005 09:35:42 GMT

My harddrive crashed, and I am replacing it. Meanwhile, I have a full backup 
of that harddrive, in a "browsable" format. Since I'm using another computer 
until mine gets fixed, and I have access to the original backup image, I 
would like to recover my BCM database to my new computer.

Where in the file structure can I find the BCM database?

Thank you very much!


Re: Recovering BCM data file?

Postby Luther » Sun, 01 May 2005 23:02:59 GMT

The BCM database is typically in this directory:
C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Local Settings\Application
Data\Microsoft\Business Contact Manager

Re: Recovering BCM data file?

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