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Windows 7: Autocomplete Irregularity

27 Nov 2012   #1
Ezad

windows 7 64bit
 
 
Autocomplete Irregularity

Hello
It's autocomplete. In my address book I have Bay. When I start to type "Ba" the line fills with BayRhon. I don't have BayRhon in my address book. I have Bay in my address book. I have no listing as a contact for BayRhon. How can I get autocomplete to pull up the authentic contact/address Bay that is in my contact folder? Thanks


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28 Nov 2012   #2
marsmimar

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This article may help. Although it primarily pertains to IE, the concept of clicking inside the specific field to view and then delete the saved autocomplete entires may apply in your case.

Delete autocomplete entries in Internet Explorer

But if this is a problem with a specific email service it would help to know which service you are using.

EDIT: OK, I saw another question you posted so I'm guessing you're talking about Outlook. This may help:

How to Delete an AutoComplete Entry in Microsoft Outlook | eHow.com
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28 Nov 2012   #3
bulletng

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

What version of Outlook are you using? Autocomplete items are stored in a specific file location depending on the version of Outlook.

• For Outlook 2003/2007 with Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Server 2003:
The location of the nk2 file is C:\Documents and Settings\[User Profile]\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
The name of the NK2 file is identical to the Outlook profile name, with .nk2 extension.

• For Outlook 2003/2007 with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows server 2008:
The location of the nk2 file is C:\Users\[User Profile]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook
The name of the NK2 file is identical to the Outlook profile name, with .nk2 extension.

• For Outlook 2010 with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows server 2008:
The nk2 file is located in C:\Users\[User Profile]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\RoamCache
The name of the NK2 file is in the following format: Stream_Autocomplete_X_AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA.dat The X is the file index (usually 0) and AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA is a random 16-byte key in hexadecimal format.

• For Outlook 2010 with Windows XP:
The nk2 file is located in C:\Documents and Settings\[User Profile]\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\RoamCache
The name of the NK2 file is in the following format: Stream_Autocomplete_X_AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA.dat The X is the file index (usually 0) and AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA is a random 16-byte key in hexadecimal format.

Depending on whether that file go corrupted, moved or deleted you can find it in that location. There's also a tool you can use to view and modify the data within that file called NK2Edit.
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