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No NK2 file (or Outlook folder) being created

Hi,

I've just moved some users onto a new Citrix build, running Server 2008 R2 with Office 2007.  However, I cannot find the NK2 file in their new profile to replace with their old autocomplete contacts.

I've looked in C:\users\%username%\appdata\roaming\microsoft ... however, there isn't even an Outlook folder in there, let alone an NK2 file.

It is clearly creating a file somewhere, as when I send an email from their account, next time they send to that email it is in the list.

Even so, I've checked that in Tools, Options, Preferences, Email Options, Advanced Options ... the setting for suggest emails in checked.

Any ideas as to where this file could be?

Thanks in advance,

Giles
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JBond2010Commented:
Did you unhide hidden files?  NK2 is a hidden file. Go to any folder and select Tools > Folders Options > View. Check "Show hidden files and folders". Click OK.
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Chris BottomleyCommented:
Try:

2007: C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook

Note: To view hidden folders/files, Select ""Show hidden files and folders"" option in explorer:
2003: Tools | Properties | View | Hidden Files and Folders
Organise | Folder and search options | View | Hidden Files and Folders"      

Chris
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GilesmpAuthor Commented:
Yes, all files are unhidden.

I have checked the local profile and the NK2 file is not there, however, it shouldn't be anyway.

The strange thing is there isn't even an Outlook folder in the roaming profile.

Have also eliminated permissions issues as I can browse to that location as the user and create a folder there.
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JBond2010Commented:
Have you done any searches for the *.Nk2
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GilesmpAuthor Commented:
Yes, searched the entire profile for the NK2 file, nothing there.
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JBond2010Commented:
You say you searched the profile, but have you searched the entire hard drive? Do a searched at the root of the drive for *.Nk2
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GilesmpAuthor Commented:
Yep, searched the entire C: drive.  Although this is on a terminal server so the user does not have access to write to the rest of the C: drive.
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JBond2010Commented:
Have you got folder redirection Group Policy?
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Chris BottomleyCommented:
Perhaps have them try outlook tools to see where the data could be:

http://www.howto-outlook.com/products/outlooktools.htm

It picks up on local and roaming folders attributed to outlook as well as other useful data.

Chris
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GilesmpAuthor Commented:
I just worked this out and then saw your post ... we have folder redirection on the App Data, hence, the files reside on the fileserver.

Thanks
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