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Outlook Auto Name file

I put in a new SBS 2008 server. They used to have Exchange 2003. For a few reasons I did not do a migration. This meant I had to export the email from Exchange 2003, create a new profile on the computer and then import the email into Outlook.

The problem is that the internal users in the autoname file still point to the old server. When a user starts entering an email address of someone else on the network, the address auto fills and it is undeliverable.

I had them delete the names when they came up and re-enter them. This seems to have worked for most of the people most of the time. However this problem is still happening sometimes for some users.

I had them all do a send and receive on the global address book but that did not help.

Any way to permanently solve this without removing the existing NK2 file?
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ajdratch
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ajdratch
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Glen KnightCommented:
The only way to do it is to remove the NK2 file or to manually delete the entries as you have done.
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murli30Commented:

When you type in the name in Outlook just type in first three letter of the sender and then when it auto fills delete that name and type in entire email address of the sender.

you will hav to do this once. The next time it wont pick the old entries
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ajdratchAuthor Commented:
That's what I tried doing but it didn't work. I found this program that let me edit the N2K File.

http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/outlook_nk2_autocomplete.html

I deleted all users for the internal domain and so far it seems to have worked
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