How to clear old contacts in the dropdown list of the 'to' field

Posted on 2006-05-22
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
Does anyone know how to clear the address to field so it doesnt come up with old email addresses when you are sending an emial in outlook?
Question by:craigdev
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    Greetings, craigdev !

    Yes, there are two ways. 1) While in the To field, when you get the list of nicknames, highlight the name that you want to delete and hit the Delete key.

    If you want to remove all the names, delete the nickname file, *.NK2.  NK2 is located in C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook folder.  It is a hidden file. Go to any folder and select Tools > Folders Options > View. Check "Show hidden files and folders". Click OK.

    Best wishes!

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