Outlook AutoText/AutoComplete of E-Mail Address - Where is it saved?

Posted on 2007-10-11
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
We are in the process of switching a couple people out and I wanted to know if there is any way to save their AutoText/AutoComplete feature in Outlook 2003 (where when they type a few letters of the recipient's e-mail address if it has been cached after you enter it the first time)? Is it stored in any cache file by chance?
Question by:RTM2007
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    drive:\Documents and Settings\user name\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook.

    and look for the username with the username.nk2
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    Greetings RTM2007 !

    The names are kept in a NK2 file.  With Outlook close, search for *.NK2 and copy it to new computer.

    .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.

    Hope this helps, war1

    Expert Comment

    This is autocomplete (for email address) but not autotext.

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