Outlook folder "To" drop down shows two "contacts" files

Posted on 2005-04-18
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
Working with Outlook 2003 standalone ( no exchange server)

When I create a new email and start typing in the To field, no names are automatically pulled up.

If I click on the drop down I see two "Contacts"  if I select the second one I can get names to auto select when I begin typing.

I did have two address books... but I deleted one.   However two contacts listings still show up here.   How do I get rid of the extra one... and make sure the second one is the default?
Question by:Tomster2

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    Well... no takers after several days.

    So I ended up exporting to a backup pst, jotting down my email account settings...

    I then made a copy of the backup pst.  Ran Scanpst on the original backup.

    Uninstalled Outlook, deleted the profile under Control Panel | Mail

    Reinstalled Outlook... and then imported the repaired PST.

    That took care of it.  Apparently something was corrupted in either the profile or the pst.  Don't know which one as I ran scanpst and removed the profile at the same time.


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