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How to transfer the Auto Complete Cache from MS Outlook ?

Transfer the Auto Complete Cache:

Important You must exit Outlook before starting the following procedure.
The names will be included in AutoComplete when you restart Outlook.

On the computer with the saved AutoComplete names, go to drive

C:\Documents and Settings\user name\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook.
For Windows Vista it is under C:\Users\user name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook

Note Depending on your file settings, this folder might be hidden.
To view the files in this folder, do one of the following:

Microsoft Windows XP

  1. Click Start, and then click My Computer.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Folder Options.
  3. Click the View tab, and then, under advanced settings, under Hidden files and folders,click Show hidden files and folders.
  4. Right-click profile name.nk2, and then click Copy.
  5. On the computer where you want to populate the AutoComplete feature, copy the file to drive

    C:\Documents and Settings\user name\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook.

    For Windows Vista it is under C:\Users\user name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook

    If the Outlook user profile name is different on the computer where you are moving the .nk2 file, you must rename the file with the same Outlook user profile name after you copy it to the correct folder.

    For example, if you move fezzi.nk2 from the original computer with an Outlook user profile name of  fezzi, and you copy the fezzi.nk2 file to the new computer, you must rename it with the  Outlook profile name being used on the new computer. (Generally the name is Outlook.nk2)

  6. When prompted about replacing the existing file, click Yes.
  7. Open Outlook to view changes.

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