All about the Microsoft Office 2010 .NK2 Files
The .NK2 file in Microsoft Outlook is a very handy facility that stores the e-mail addresses of your mail recipients for future use. It stores the addresses to throw up as suggestion the moment you enter an alphabet in the “To” field in Microsoft Outlook. These .NK2 files can be managed in the sense that you can add more names to the list and further delete them in case you no longer wish to have them on your list.
This article is a compilation of everything that you wanted to know about this small utility ÂÂ-– the .NK2 files.
- How to manage the .NK2 files
Typically, you need not manage these files as they are automatically managed by Microsoft Outlook. To add a name to the list you will have to send a mail to that respective address and Microsoft Outlook will automatically save the same in the .NK2 files for the future. To remove a name from the list available in the .NK2 file, bring up the address as a suggestion in Microsoft Outlook 2010 and then use the keyboard keys to scroll and select the particular one you want removed. Press the ‘Delete’ button and complete the process.
- Location of the .NK2 Files
The location of the .NK2 file of Microsoft Office 2010 varies according to the particular OS version that you may be using.
In Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\[User Profile]\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\RoamCache
In Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008: C:\Users\[User Profile]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\RoamCache
- Why and how to import/ share the Microsoft Office 2010 .NK2 Files
You may require to import or share the Microsoft Office 2010 .NK2 files among different computers if you need to send e-mails to one person from multiple computers, or when you may have changed your PC and you require the list to send e-mails from the new PC.
To import the .NK2 file in Microsoft Outlook 2010, follow the easy steps mentioned below:
1.Â Go to the User Profile directory
2.Â Copy the .NK2 file
3.Â Paste it on the same folder in the destination PC
While following the above steps you need to make sure that the destination PC doesn’t have Microsoft Outlook 2010 running on it. If there is already .NK2 file existing in the destination PC, you will have to remove it to avoid conflict.
Microsoft Office 2010 is designed to make things easier and productive for you, Microsoft Outlook 2010 is certainly no exception. By following the steps mentioned above you can customize the application work better. However, should you require any help to import or delete an entry in Microsoft Outlook 2010 or you have any other issue to fix here, you can simply call us on our toll free number and let our tech experts help you…