BACKING UP YOUR ADDRESS BOOK IN AOL 5.0
1) Sign on to AOL.
2) Click on the Write button.
3) Click on the Address Book button.
4) In the lower right hand corner of the Address Book window, you will see a Save/Replace button. Click on this button.
5) Click next to "Save the Address Book for you current screen name." to put a black dot in the circle. Click on OK.
6) Next to "Save in:", you will see "download". (This is where you will be saving a copy of your Address Book.)
7) Type in a name for the copy of the Address Book in the box next to "File Name:". (Type in something like: "My Addresses.pfc" or use the name that's already there if there is one.)
8) Click on the Save button.
9) Close the Address Book.
10) You can now transfer the Address Book to another folder or a floppy disk for safekeeping.
11) To transfer the Address Book to a floppy disk:
i) Right-click on the Start button.
ii) Click on Explore.
ii) Insert a floppy disk into the floppy disk drive.
iv) Double-click on the America Online 5.0 folder.
v) Double-click on the download sub-folder.
vi) Right-click on the Address Book file ("My Addresses.pfc" or whatever).
vii) Click on Send To with the left or right mouse button.
viii) Click on 3 1/2 Floppy (A).
ix) When the noise emanating from the floppy disk drive stops, push the button on the front of the floppy disk drive to eject the floppy. Be sure to put a label on the floppy disk and write down the file name and the date. Keep this floppy disk in a safe place.
TO TRANSFER YOUR ADDRESS BOOK TO ANOTHER COMPUTER:
1) Insert the floppy disk you just made above into the other computer.
2) Open America Online 5.0.
3) Click on the Write button.
4) Click on the Save/Replace button.
5) Click next to "Replace the Address Book for you current screen name." to put a black dot in the circle. Click on OK.
6) Wait a few moments for all of the addresses in your Address Book to pop up on the screen.
7) When the noise emanating from the floppy disk drive stops, push the button on the front of the floppy disk drive to eject the floppy.