As a result of people changing their email address, or just simple typos, the MS Outlook auto-complete list ends up with a number of bogus queries.
To remove a name or email address from Outlook’s auto-complete list, simply follow these 4 steps:
- Create a new email message in Outlook (don’t worry, you can cancel it as soon as the task is complete)
- Start typing the name or address you want to remove
- Use the down arrow key to highlight the desired (undesired) entry — make sure you actually use the arrow keys on the keyboard: if you use the mouse, the address will be selected in your recipient list, and you have to start over
- Press the
Delkey on your keyboard, et voilà, the unwanted entry is gone