how to convert nk2 to outlook 2010

November 9, 2012 | By voidzzz | Filed in: How-To, Software, Windows 7.

If you want to convert nk2 to outlook 2010 format follow the very simple step by step below.

1. Get your NK2 file ready:

  • For Outlook 2003/2007 with Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Server 2003:
    The location of the nk2 file is C:\Documents and Settings\[User Profile]\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
    The name of the NK2 file is identical to the Outlook profile name, with .nk2 extension.
  • For Outlook 2003/2007 with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows server 2008:
    The location of the nk2 file is C:\Users\[User Profile]\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook
    The name of the NK2 file is identical to the Outlook profile name, with .nk2 extension.

2. Download NK2Edit

3. Run NK2Edit > Open > Browse to your NK2 file > Click Open

4. Once you got the list displayed, File > Save as

5. In the Save as dialog, browse to location of Outlook 2010 cache :

    • For Outlook 2010 with Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows server 2008:

The nk2 file is located in C:\Users\[User Profile]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\RoamCache
The name of the NK2 file is in the following format: Stream_Autocomplete_X_AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA.dat The X is the file index (usually 0) and AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA is a random 16-byte key in hexadecimal format.

    • For Outlook 2010 with Windows XP:

The nk2 file is located in C:\Documents and Settings\[User Profile]\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\RoamCache
The name of the NK2 file is in the following format: Stream_Autocomplete_X_AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA.dat The X is the file index (usually 0) and AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA is a random 16-byte key in hexadecimal format.

5. Change “Save as type” to “Outlook 2010 Autocomplete .dat file (Stream_Autocomplete*.dat)”

6. Click on the latest Stream_Autocomplete_X_AAAAAAAAAAA.dat file (you might have more than one if you have multiple profile) and press Save

7. Confirm replace of file.

 

Location of NK2 and outlook 2010 .dat file source is from Nirsoft


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