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nk2 file import from outlook 2007 to outlook 2014

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hi, how do import the nk2 database file for outlook from outlook 2007 to outlook 2014?

OS is Windows 7 Professional.

Thanks Chris
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by:Syed_M_Usman
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Dear,
you can try copy nk2 file from users>username>appdata>locallow>microsoftoutlook>copy nk2 file and after confoguring account with new outlook send on test email and then close outlook and paste nk2 file with the same name.

regards,
Syed.
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Lior Karasenti earned 500 total points
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You should copy the file from the 2007 computer under: %appdata%\Microsoft\Outlook

The nk2 file must be the same name as your 2013 profile

Then go to Start -> Run -> outlook.exe /importnk2


Check this guide here:
http://techspeeder.com/2014/01/16/import-a-nk2-autocomplete-file-into-outlook-2013/
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by:chrishoy-iis
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Lior, doe the nk2 file have to be stored anywhere in particular on the new machine with outlook 2013 installed for this to work?

thanks
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by:chrishoy-iis
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also is it under roaming or local in app data?? what does the nk2 file look like? extension etc?
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by:Lior Karasenti
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Yes, it should be in %appdata%\Microsoft\Outlook folder
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roaming or local?
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by:Lior Karasenti
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Roaming, If you go to Start -> Run -> and type %appdata%\microsoft\outlook it will take you to:
C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\microsoft\outlook
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thanks
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by:chrishoy-iis
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Thank you worked a treat
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