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How can I remove my email nickname cache entries?

Question:
How can I remove my email nickname cache entries?
Answer:

How to remove nickname cache entries, one at a time

Outlook 2010

  • Open a new email 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, move your mouse pointer over the name until it becomes highlighted. (But do not click the name).
  • When the “X” icon appears next to the highlighted name, click X to remove the name from the list.

Outlook 2007 or Outlook 2003

  • Open a new email 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.

Reference: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/287623

How to clear the whole nickname cache

To clear the whole nickname cache go to the "Let me fix it myself" section of the Microsoft Outlook web site


 
 
 

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