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Then when you open the Outlook address book it should appear in the "Address Book" drop down list with the name you specified in the previous step. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).It seems that this was/is due to my profile being migrated from an old computer to a new one, and when I used "Windows Easy Transfer" (is it called that? Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?Once you delete the .nk2 file, then the next time you open Outlook it will automatically create a new .nk2 cache file, and Outlook will once again begin caching the email addresses you use.But what if all you want to do is DISABLE the Outlook Auto Complete entirely? I wrote about disabling the Autocomplete for Outlook 2010 and Outlook 20 earlier.
This guide explains how you can set your preferred default and how to get uniformity in your Address Book.
At the top of that window there should be a drop down named Address Book.
The first thing in the list, which is not selected, should be your outlook address book.
To check this, right-click on the Contacts folder, go to Outlook Address Book, and make sure the "Show this folder as an email address book" is ticked (and optionally set the name).
If you have not followed the above steps 1 to 6, then this option will have been disabled.