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error in email addreess

by jfr219 / July 16, 2010 4:59 AM PDT

I'm using Outlook 2003 and have a glitch I can't get rid of. I have a new contact Rodriguez. My initial entry evidently was spelled wrong with a Q instead of a G. No matter how many times I completely deleted the Q name/addy, and try re-entering with G, it still comes up Q and therefore mail bounces. HOW do I get to the real file where this error is stored in memory and delete the Q name once and for all?

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Not sure, but
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 16, 2010 11:07 PM PDT

can you create a 'new' entry with the correct spelling? Perhaps use a different Nickname or Display name as well. Then at least you would have two to choose from.


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error in email address
by jfr219 / July 19, 2010 11:46 PM PDT
In reply to: Not sure, but

Thanks, Mark, for reply AND THE ANSWER - FINALLY. it was like an "auto-complete" with wrong info that would not go away. really frustrating.

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(NT) Glad you solved it, and thanks for letting us know.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 20, 2010 2:40 AM PDT
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What is "it comes up"?
by Kees Bakker / July 16, 2010 11:56 PM PDT

Or: when does it come up?

And, of course, why can't you type it correctly in the To-adress? I can type anything I like there in Outlook.


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address error
by jfr219 / July 19, 2010 11:56 PM PDT
In reply to: What is "it comes up"?

when I start typing a name the full entry pops up from memory--of course always always the wrong one. I tried typing it directly in the "to" box but the wrong address gets inserted. I have fixed now but was long and painful experience.

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