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nk2 file for office 2007 or 2010

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can someone tell me where the nk2 file for office 2007 or 2010 located? i created a new outlook profile and i need to point the nk2 file to new profile for the auto fill. the operating system is windows 7.

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Hi Officer Tango

The NK2 file isn't used any more in 2010, this article shows how to import one:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/980542

Hope that helps!
dave
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i read the doc but it does not mention outlook 2007. does office 2007 also got rid off nk2 fie?
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Ahh ok.  No, Outlook 2007 should have it in:

%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

Just copy paste that line into your run box and it'll open the correct location
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1st set "show hidden files and folder" via folder options.

To locate  .Nk2 file = C:\ Documents and Settings \ ( your User name folder) \ Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook folder,  under Outlook folder you will find .nk2 file.

Rename .nk2 file with the current Outlook profile name (eg. if your pst file is john.pst than rename .nk2 as john.nk2)
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if Windows XP %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

If Vista %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook

no nk2 for outlook 2010.
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To be able to see Local Settings & Application data you need to enable "View hidden folders" in folder options.

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