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How to move just email address history from Outlook 2003 to Outlook 2003 on a different machine.

JoeEdafio asked
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Is there a way to move just the email history from one machine to another?
For example: When typing an email address once you type the first letter it fills the rest with other email addresses that begin with that letter. This is the history that I am referring to.
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Here is a link to a good article about Autocomplete.  
In either IE or Windows Explorer, type:
 and then copy the Outlook.nk2 file to the new machine in the same location.

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That was great thank you. I was begining to wonder if it was possible.
Have a good one.
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