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Posted on 2006-11-23
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Hi guys!

I've changed my laptop and I have a question regarding the adress book.  On my old laptop, when I was entering an adress in the "TO" filed, it was suggesting me the recipient.  For exemple, when I was pressing "J", the name "John, jane, joseph, ... appeared automaticly.

Is there a way to import this list in my new laptop?

Thanks!
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Greetings, polycorjsp !

Autocomplete list comes from two sources, the nickname file and the contacts list.  You can get the contacts list when you import the PST file.

The nicknames are kept in a NK2 file.  With Outlook close, search for *.NK2 and copy the file.  .NK2 file 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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Hi!

I don't have a NK2 file...  I'm using outlook 2003 with Exchange server 2003??

I have DAT, FAV, SRS, XML and an office 2003 data file

Thanks!
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Thanks!

I was the Office 2003 Data File.  I've done some test.  Thanks again for the path and info

Take care!
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