I recently was having KPs and did a fresh install of Snow Leopard on my 4.1 MB. It has been running great! Problem: I am hesitant to use the migration assistant because I don't want to migrate the software issue that was leading to my KPs. Therefore, I logged in as root and copied my old address book from the drive image I did as a backup before I reinstalled Snow Leopard. Essentially, copied the directory address book from /users/library/application support/address book from the old hard drive image to the new directory for my new user. This didn't work, and now when I open Address book it doesn't display ANY contacts (not even Apple or myself). How best to proceed? from mroogle, it has become apparent that I should have exported my address book before doing the reinstall, but it is a bit late for that, now isn't it? Any help is greatly appreciated!