Delete Old Profiles from Drop Down Menu

Ginsko
Ginsko used Ask the Experts™
on
Using Outlook 2000: When someone who granted me profile authority departs the company, how do I delete their name from my drop down menu under File, Open Other User's Folder?  The only answer I've received to date is to recreate my own profile - that sure is a lengthy solution to what should be a click and delete solution.
Comment
Watch Question

Do more with

Expert Office
EXPERT OFFICE® is a registered trademark of EXPERTS EXCHANGE®

Commented:
I believe this would be a most recently used (mru) option.  It's just showing the last 8 or 10 folders you last accessed.  You could probably search your registry for the name of the profile, and then delete that registry entry when you find it.

If you had set the person's profile up to show under your folder list, then you would go into Tools/Services/Properties/Advanced Tab, and remove the profile from there.

Author

Commented:
Edit question wouldn't come up for me.  But my question should be edited to read, Delegate instead of profile.  Other users have set me a a delegate to their accounts.  After their departure I cannot delete their names from my drop down list under File, Open other user's folders list.
Commented:
This registry edit gets rid of everything in the recently used dropdown list.  I don't think there's a way to just get rid of one or two entries in the dropdown list.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;292024

1.  Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
2.  Locate the 101e0390 value under the following key in the registry:
HKEY_Current_User\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows Messaging Subsystem\Profiles\<ProfileName>\0a0d020000000000c000000000000046

3.  Click the 101e0390 value in the right pane of the Registry Editor.
4.  On the Registry menu, click Export Registry File.
5.  Browse to the drive and folder where you want to store the export, type MRURegKey in the File name box, and then click OK.
6.  After you export the file, right-click the 101e0390 key, and then click Delete.
7.  Quit Registry Editor.

Do more with

Expert Office
Submit tech questions to Ask the Experts™ at any time to receive solutions, advice, and new ideas from leading industry professionals.

Start 7-Day Free Trial