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Someone else gave me a PBB file that is a backup file from a Palm Treo 700. Anybody know how I can convert it? What software creates this file? I tried installing Palm Desktop 6.2.2 but it doesn't look like it support this file type. I also tried converting it using this online tool but unfortunately it doesn't retain the e-mail addresses. I'd prefer not to pay for a tool... as I'm doing this as a favor for a friend

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Do you know it the .pbb is a text file or some kind of binary or archive? – pelms Sep 24 '09 at 23:44
It looks like a text file with a bunch of null terminated strings consisting of names and phone numbers – Brett Sep 28 '09 at 17:17
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It turns out the user got the PBB file from verizon when they transferred her contacts from another phone. I ended up finding the accompanying html file that came with the PBB, which I was able to extract the contacts from using excel.

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