QuickFill Recipient Names in Outlook....how do you clear the list

ddiqualitytester
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In Outlook if you fill in an e-mail address to someone and it's wrong, then you fill it in, in another e-mail address the correct way (avoiding entering them in the Contacts) the right and wrong e-mail address appears when you start addressing a messag.

I want to be able to clear this database or "collector" how is that done?

In the short term I turned off that functionality in the Tools E-mail Advanced options, but I can't find out how to delete it.

Is there a .PST file I can manual delete to start that QuickFil database file all over again?

Thanks!
Allen
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You can delete the entire file by searching your HD for *.N2K files.  If you delete this file - quite outlook before you delete it & then start it back up after you delete this file.

Or if there is just a few, when you start typing & that bad e-mail comes shows up along with the good one, just arrow down - highlight the bad one & hit the delete key.  

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Pete LongTechnical Consultant

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Hi ddiqualitytester,
To Flush the Outlook XP Name Cache

http://www.petri.co.il/reset_auto_complete_outlookxp.htm

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ddiqualitytester:

The file you are looking for is in docs and settings\your username\application data\microsoft\outlook\outlook.nk2

Delete this file or rename it and your Outlook auto-complete list will start from scratch.

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