Microsoft Outlook 2010: How to reset the nickname and the automatic completion caches on Windows 7?
Need quick steps to reset the nickname and the automatic completion caches in Microsoft Outlook 2010 on your Windows 7-based PC? Well, that’s why you need to check out this easy how-to guide to understand and perform the task accurately, without using technical assistance.
Do you know that Microsoft Outlook 2010 maintains a nickname list which it uses is for automatic name scanning and the automatic completion features? Isn’t it a cool Microsoft Outlook 2010 feature? But, you may need to reset the nickname list and clear automatic completion caches from Microsoft Outlook 2010. Why? By any chance, if the nickname list and automatic completion caches get corrupted, then Microsoft Outlook 2010 will fail to identify recipients. It may also suggest incorrect email address when you need to use autocomplete features; worse still, you may send an email message to wrong email addresses and leak your critical data. For these reasons, you need to delete nickname list and the automatic completion list following these easy steps.
- Open outlook 2010
- Open a new email message by clicking on “New Email button.
- 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.
By following the steps explained above and also watching this video (just play), you can reset the nickname and the automatic caches in Microsoft Outlook 2010 on your Windows 7-based PC without any difficulty.