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Windows 7: Outlook Email - Deleting Wrong Email Entry when starting new email

03 Feb 2015   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
That was quite stupid of me, of course that is the easiest way to check the version. Sorry. Sometimes we geeks think too complicated .

OK, so you have Office 2010. I can only tell you that it works in Outlook 2010 exactly the same way as it works in 2013, the way I told you in my first post. I have Office 2010 installed on one virtual machine, tested it now and it works perfectly.

You might want first check that this wrong email address is not stored as a contact. If it is, remove the contact first, then start a new email, start typing the address, use arrow keys to select it and press DEL.
Yes, as mentioned in my OP, I deleted the redundant email address from the people's list. So now I don't get why it won't delete if you are saying it should. You are suggesting in this post what you said earlier and that is what I tried without success. Guess this has gone as far as it can. Thanks anyway.

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03 Feb 2015   #12


I am sorry I am not unable to help you. I have tested this now several times both in Outlook 2010 and 2013, it works every time.
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03 Feb 2015   #13

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Thanks for trying anyway. Appreciated.
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