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How to transfer Outlook 2013 auto complete to new pc?

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Hello, can anyone direct me on how to export and import autocomplete for outlook 2013?

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Question by:tucktech
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by:Mohammed Khawaja
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Autocomplete files have extension of NK2 and are named the same as the profile name.  File is located under c:\user\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook (Vista or higher) or :\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook (XP).  Copy the file to the new computer over write the existing N2K file (may have to delete the existing one and rename the copied one).  Then run the command outlook /importnk2 from folder where Outlook resides.

Also refer to following MS links:

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Import-AutoComplete-List-from-another-computer-3092ee65-be1b-4d18-b903-4bb84c9932d0
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Copy-the-AutoComplete-list-to-another-computer-83558574-20dc-4c94-a531-25a42ec8e8f0
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 250 total points
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copy the
c:\users\<username>\appdata\local\Microsoft\Outlook\RoamCache\Stream_Autocomplete* file to a flash drive then copy it back into the new computer
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by:John Hurst
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Autocomplete NK2 files died with Outlook 2007.

You need the stream autocomplete files and move those to the same location in your new machine.

They are normally in c:\users\appdata\
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by:tucktech
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Yep, see the autocomplete files as listed.  Will copy / backup....
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@tucktech  - Thank you and I was happy to help.
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