Wednesday, 18 September 2013

How to Delete automatic complete address in Outlook.

Problem:

How to Delete automatic complete address in Outlook.

Solution: 

IN Outlook 2010
Open a new email message.
Type the first few characters of the nickname cache entry that you want to remove from the cache.
When the entry appears in the list of suggested names, move your mouse pointer over the name until it becomes highlighted, but do not click the name.
When the “X” icon appears next to the highlighted name, click X to remove the name from the list.


IN Outlook 2007 or Outlook 2003
Open a new email message.
Type the first few characters of the nickname cache entry that you want to remove from the cache.
When the entry appears in the list of suggested names, use the UP and DOWN arrow keys on your keyboard to select the entry, and then press DELETE on your keyboard.


How to delete the entire Auto Complete Names in.

Outlook 2010
To reset the whole Outlook nickname cache for Outlook 2010, use one of the following methods:

Method 1

Open Outlook 2010.
On the File tab, click Options. See Image

Click the Mail tab. See image
Under Send Messages, click Empty Auto-Complete List.
Click Yes.
Outlook will generate a new nickname cache.


Method 2

Click Start, and then click Run.
Start Outlook by using the /CleanAutoCompleteCache switch.
To do this, type Outlook.exe /CleanAutoCompleteCache

Note If Outlook is not installed in the default location, you must point to the path of Outlook.exe.
Outlook will generate a new nickname cache.


How to delete the Auto complete address in Outlook 2002 through Outlook 2007

Windows 7 or Windows Vista


To reset the whole Outlook nickname cache, follow these steps:
Exit Outlook.
Click Start, and then click Computer. See image
Click Organize, and then click Folder and search options. See image
On the View tab, click Show hidden files, folders, and drives. See image
Click OK.
Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, and then click Run.
In the Run dialog box, type the following command (including the quotation marks), and then click OK:

“C:\ Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook”

NoteUsername in this path is the name of the currently logged on Windows user.
Right-click the .NK2 file that has name of the profile that you want to reset, and then click Rename.
Rename the file as profilename.bak, and then press Enter.
Start Outlook.

How to Delete the Auto complete in Windows XP

To reset the whole Outlook nickname cache, follow these steps:

Exit Outlook.
Click Start, and then click Search.
In the Search Companion panel on the left, click All files or folders.
In the All or part of the file name: box, type *.NK2.
In the Look In box, click to select your local hard disk.
Click More advanced options, and then click to select the Search hidden files and folders check box.
Click Search.
Right-click the .NK2 file that has the name of the profile that you want to reset, and then click Rename.
Rename the file to profilename.bak, and then press Enter.
Close Windows Explorer.
Restart Outlook.
Outlook will generate a new nickname cache.

To reset the Outlook nickname cache for Microsoft Windows 2000 and Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me), follow these steps:
Exit Outlook.
Start Windows Explorer.
On the Tools menu, click Folder Options, and then click the View tab.
Under Advanced Settings, click to select the Show hidden files and folders check box.
Click OK.
Click Start, point to Search, and then click For Files or Folders.
In the Search for Files and Folders box, type *.NK2 in the Search for files or folders named box.
In the Look In box, click to select your local hard disk.
Click Search Now.
Right-click the .NK2 file that has the name of the profile that you want to reset, and then click Rename.
Rename the file to profilename.bak, and then press Enter.
Close Windows Explorer.
Restart Outlook.
Outlook will generate a new nickname cache.

To reset the Outlook nickname cache for both Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 and Microsoft Windows 98, follow these steps:
Exit Outlook.
Start Windows Explorer.
On the Tools menu, click Folder Options, and then click the View tab.
Under Advanced Settings, click to select the Show all files check box.
Click OK.
Click Start, point to Search, and then click For Files or Folders.
In the Named box, type *.NK2.
In the Look In box, click to select your local hard disk.
Click Find Now.
Right-click the .NK2 file that has the name of the profile that you want to reset, and then click Rename.
Rename the file to profilename.bak, and then press Enter.
Close Windows Explorer.
Restart Outlook.
Outlook will generate a new nickname cache.