windows 7 office 2010

Hi, I am upgrading a user from XP office 2010 to windows 7 2010. After I upgrade to windows 7 and move the folder RoamCache to the new PC the auto complete files get recreated when i open outlook 2010 on Windows 7. how do I make outlook 2010 on windows 7 see the new auto complete files???
AquaJ9Asked:
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Michael-BestCommented:
You need to put the data in the correct location.
The storage of data in XP differs in win 7

Read support.office.com for more detail.
Link:
https://support.office.com/en-ca/article/Where-does-Microsoft-Outlook-2010-save-my-information-and-configurations-e178f6d6-1515-4c7e-8202-6c7f4794c0a3
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Michael-BestCommented:
The Auto-Complete List entries are saved in your Microsoft Exchange Server mailbox or in the Outlook Data File (.pst) for your account.
For more clarity read support.office.com.
Link:
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Import-Auto-Complete-List-from-another-computer-3092ee65-be1b-4d18-b903-4bb84c9932d0?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US
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AquaJ9Author Commented:
Yes i know the different locations

When outlook 2010 is launched it automatically creates 8 .dat files but on XP i have those files already. and even if i try to move it this folder a delete the files that got created, when outlook is launched again the files get recreated again.

Thanks
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William FulksSystems Analyst & WebmasterCommented:
Since you're ignoring their suggestions by claiming to know the different locations, here's EXACTLY what you need to do:

1. On the Windows XP machine, click Start, click Run, type %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Outlook and then press Enter.
2. Make a backup copy of the .NK2 file
3. In Windows 7, click Start. Next to the Shut down button, in the Search programs and files box, type %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Outlook and then press Enter.
4. Copy the .NK2 file into the folder you opened in step 3.
5. In Windows 7, click Start. Next to the Shut down button, in the Search programs and files box, type outlook /importnk2 and then press Enter.
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