.PBB File Extension

MS Mail Address Information File

Data File
.PBB files are created by "Microsoft Mail for PC Networks" during mail transfer across asynchronous (async) or X.25 communication links.

A .0LK file is used to control access to a specific mail outbound queue, and a .PBB file is used to ensure that the same mail item can be sent to multiple destinations by different Externals at the same time.

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Mike Rogers
2007-03-03 14:34:30
How does one open a .pbb file or convert it to an ascii or pst file
Kai Tiffany
2007-09-13 06:14:41
For phone numbers to ne transfered to an IPhone they are first saved to a pbb file. How are they then downloaded to the IPhone?
2007-09-25 21:49:34
I wrote a pbb to csv converter, which can be imported to the iPhone via Outlook Express or Yahoo Address Book.

2007-11-19 22:20:32
Vince, you are a star. The program/extract you wrote to export the pbb file to cvs worked like a charm. Thanks.
2007-12-26 14:23:20
works like a charm!
2007-12-26 23:05:41
Thank God for people like you. AT&T has no idea what they're talking about. I will be directing friends to use your converter!
2007-12-27 14:03:02
vince youre great. who knows maybe youre stealing all of our numbers but hell its better than typing them all in by hand!
2007-12-27 20:35:03
Thank you so much this rocked.
2008-01-01 18:49:41
Can someone help me out here, please?
Norman D. Brown
2008-01-02 14:26:34
For phone numbers to ne transfered to an IPhone they are first saved to a pbb file. How are they then downloaded to the IPhone?
2008-01-03 15:29:44
Would you let me know how to access or use your program? I've spent an inordinate number of hours and calls to both AT&T and Apple tech support (after hours of perma- hold) to no avail. They each referred me back and forth over the last 3 days. I finally transferred my contacts to the Kingston USB, but can't download into Outlook 2002 or Express. I'd love to join your mutual admiration society. I'll be waiting...
2008-01-03 18:42:40
how can I read a .PBB file with WORD or other software?
Vince Busam
2008-01-04 23:12:30
This isn't a support forum. You can email me via my web page with the specific problems you're having, or post on the Apple support forums.
2008-01-08 23:57:50
Thanks, Vince - you rock! This a ridiculous problem that neither Apple, nor AT&T can guide people through.

For those that need the converter, Vince posted the address earlier: www.sixpak.org/pbbreader/
2008-01-17 18:36:00
Hello Vince,
I have the same problem Cassandra has -- cannot uplaod from USB to Outlook 2002. Any suggestions?

2008-01-22 22:08:16
Vince, many thanks for the amazingly easy to use converter. It's too bad Apple and AT&T couldn't figure out something like this for new iPhone purchasers that are leaving behind devices that ran Windows mobile.
Todd Christopher
2008-01-24 14:54:20
Thanks for all your help it was great.
2008-01-28 06:51:34
Thanks Vince. Worked like a charm.
2008-01-28 10:24:22
Software worked great, thanks for writing it!

Dempsey Reichardt
2008-02-08 22:34:41
Dude, you rock! Worked awesomely and was so much easier than f*&^ing with Outlook. Thanks for your program and your explaination. It was way easy to follow...

2008-02-28 17:03:42
Bow down to the greatness of Vince. That was so easy it's sick that I spent 40 minutes on hold with AT&T to get the standard "Leave your cell phone number and our tech will call you back."

Susanna Doyle
2009-01-03 21:12:35
I've just found that you can open a .PBB file and recover a list of readable names and phone numbers by using the "Recover text from any file" option in MS Word. For someone who has only a short list of numbers and is willing to print the list and re-enter them by hand, that at least gives you the info that was on the previous phone.
frangou evripides
2009-04-26 12:00:10
I have some pbb files on my memory stick, which are files saved from my cell phone and I want to open it on my laptop. What must I download to be able to see these files?
2009-05-18 15:53:55
Conversion easy as pie.

Thanks for your contribution to global intelligence :-D