This software tool helps repair Outlook Express address book corruptions.
Address Book Repair Toolbox is a WAB file repair and recovery solution. WAB is the file format used for Outlook Express address books. Address Book Repair tool is compatible with the full range of Microsoft Windows platforms including Windows 98, ME, 200, XP, Vista and Windows 7 as well as NT 4.0. This tool reads damaged WAB files and saves the restored contacts in separate VCF files. The interface is quite intuitive and simple to use. No particular skill will be required of the user other than the fact that he/she was a Outlook Express user and has familiarity with the address book data fields used. The user is led by an interface wizard that takes them through all the set up necessary.
The utility will help you recover damaged files, repair selective contacts and restore them, recover deleted contacts and ensure your WAB files are ready for use in Microsoft Outlook Express again. The program uses an algorithm that detects errors. The tool does a deep inspection of the contents and the structure of the address file. It also uses a proprietary database of error types and symptoms to identify the errors and possibly what errors would have happened. This database is constantly updated. Once the error is identified and the appropriate recovery protocol used to recover the file; you simply have to agree to proceed and complete the process. This is a good product, has useful features and could be handy in the areas mentioned above.