Microsoft Outlook 2007: Remove nickname cache entries manually
As you use the Microsoft Outlook to compose a mail, a list of nickname is generated automatically. Nickname cache, also known as the autocomplete stream is a place where Outlook persists the autocomplete list of names that displays in the To, Cc, and Bcc edit boxes.
Microsoft Outlook maintains the nickname list which is used by both the automatic name checking feature and the automatic completion feature.Â However, there are cases when nickname cache gets corrupted and due to which the Outlook becomes unable to identify recipients and ends up offering incorrect recipients while completing the email address automatically or it may send the message to a wrong person.
If you come across any problem due to the corrupted nickname cache in Microsoft Outlook 2007, it is better you remove it before it starts creating problems for you. Here’s how you can:
- Open ‘Microsoft Office Outlook 2007’
- Click on ‘New’ tab to open a new mail 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 "suggested names" list, use the UP and DOWN arrow keys on your keyboard to select the entry, and then press “DELETE on your keyboard.
See, how conveniently you removed nickname cache entries without facing any problem. If you still need to understand the above-mentioned how to steps in a better way, you can go through our video solution.