Location of Auto-complete of email addresses.

Posted on 2004-10-12
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
Does anyone know where the email addresses that are used in the Auto-Complete function are kept?  

They aren't part of the contacts because the contacts were deleted by mistake.  I'm hoping to maybe recover more information if I can figure out where the email addresses are retained.


Question by:CraigSNYC
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Does anyone know where the email addresses that are used in the Auto-Complete function are kept?

Which version of outlook and do you know what to know how to enable that function ?


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Office 2003 is the version.  And I have no idea how to enable it -- it just like the auto complete function in IE.

Hey SR, I thought I was asking the question here. ;)
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open outlook
go to tools --> options --> email options --> advanced email options
and check
suggest names while completing to, cc and  bcc fields

close outlook, open again and check
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Author Comment

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Oh -- I'm sorry I wasn't specific enough.  Exactly where are these email addresses kept? (What file are they located?)
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>  Exactly where are these email addresses kept?

if you mean autocomplete email address , they are stored in nk2 file format;en-us;280962
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