Empty contacts after upgrade to El Capitan in Snow Leopard


Naively I upgraded my MacBook Pro to Snow Leopard (10.6.8) to El Capitan (10.11.1) just above my internal drive, so going back is not an option. I guess I could wipe my drive, install 10.6.8 then restore from a week ago with Time Machine.  (The same backup drive is used under the two systems).  But I'd rather have work 10.11.

A problem is disappeared from my address book and here this new application of Contacts has a similar icon but no contact.  I read in the help that I could restore from a backup of the address book, but I have an extraordinary before the transition.

What should do?  Any ideas?



Wull, I'll be hornswaggled!  It's fixed!

It fixed itself!  I don't have nuthin'!

I swear to you that he didn't work the night-before-last, or last night.  But this mornin' it works fine from the jes.

Thanks, whatever did, but you did.

Keep up the good work.


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