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Recreating and importing auto-complete (nickname) in Outlook.


We are dealing with multiple server migrations that include setup of replacement workstations and new profiles on machines that will not be replaced.

Users depend heavily on the auto-complete feature in Outlook, and we'd like to retain this.  Outlook 2003 is no issue  - we simply copy over the nk2 file.
Outlook 2007 also seems to work fine when we copy the profile over.

How do we address this need with Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013?  
Scenario 1: Same PC.  Same version of Outlook.  Used utility to copy profile to new domain.  All auto-fill entries are gone.

Scenario 2: New PC.  Outlook 2013.  (Former PC's are Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, and Outlook 2010). Created new profile.  No auto-fill entries present.  Need to import them from prior versions of Outlook.

Thanks in advance.

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Scenario 1: due to Microsoft the auto-complete list is imported into a hidden message in your default message store as soon as you upgrade from a prior Outlook version. Maybe one of bogey78's comments already provide you with a solution to this question here:

Scenario 2: you can easily import an existing NK2 file to Outlook 2010 or 2013. Just follow these instructions: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2806550
realtimerAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much!!
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