Your Contacts have lost their specific folder type.
Open Windows Contacts. Right-click somewhere in that
empty white space to the far right. Select Customize This Folder,
click the little triangle, and from the dropdown list select Contacts,
then click OK.
Gary VanderMolen, Microsoft MVP (Mail)
Microsoft MVP Program: http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
"Carmen" <Carmen@newsgroup> wrote in message news
> Since switching from Outlook Express to Windows Mail, I have not been able to
> figure out how to create groups for mailing E-mails. I have accessed the
> Help and am not able to follow the instructions because I do not have the
> same menu listed for my tool bar as they describe. When I access my
> contacts, my top toolbar says File, Edit, View, Tools, Help and then
> underneath I have a second toolbar with these choices: Organize, Views, Burn.
> Groups is no where to be found. How do I create Groups??
> Thank you!