Fix the issue when Auto-Fill is not working in Microsoft® Outlook 2007
What are the guidelines to resolve the issue when Auto-Fill is not working in Microsoft Outlook 2007?
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is a highly functional personal information management program from the Microsoft and combines performance with versatility to enhance user productivity. Microsoft Outlook 2007 is having a graphic rich simple to use interface which ensures the effective utilization of the program’s functionality by all levels of users. The working platform of Microsoft Outlook 2007 is the same as of its predecessors and hence shares some features and functions with them. The auto-fill or auto complete feature integrated in Microsoft Outlook 2007 enables the users to select a mail recipient by typing in the first one or two letters of the address and the auto-fill feature brings up suggestions and completes the rest of it automatically. The users will be provided with a list of addresses starting with the same letters and the users can select the ones required. This not only saves typing but also helps in reducing errors that occur while entering e-mail addresses. The auto complete keeps a record of all addresses to which the users have sent mails in a file and uses it as reference to bring up suggestions when the users types in an address.
Discussed below are some points that will help the users to understand the reasons that lead to issues with auto-fill feature in Microsoft Outlook 2007:
- Improper program settings
- Application file issues
- Valid issues in the System
Improper program settings
The issues with the auto-fill or auto complete feature in Microsoft Outlook 2007 commonly occurs due to errors in the program settings. Microsoft Outlook 2007 program is having options that allow the users to change the settings of the auto-fill feature. The feature should be enabled in the options menu for it to work without errors. Enabling the auto-fill feature and restarting the application should solve the issues in these cases.
Application file issues
The issues and errors with the files and folders of Microsoft Outlook 2007 can also cause problems with the proper working of the supported functions like the auto-fill or auto complete. The auto-fill addresses are stored in an n2k file and corruption of this file. The configuration file of Microsoft Outlook 2007 is another reason that causes issues with the working of the feature.
The critical issues and errors in the installed operation system is another major cause that gives rise of issues with the working of the applications like Microsoft Outlook 2007. Registry errors, system file or folder errors and malware or threat infections are the most critical issues that tampers with the functionality of the applications installed in the system. Any issues with the installation operation of Microsoft Outlook 2007 can also cause problems with the auto-fill feature.
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