Re: Outlook hosed, pondering next step

Subject: Re: Outlook hosed, pondering next step
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2009 10:29:58 -0700

#2 is good advice, if someone's forcing you to use Outlook, but if
that's not the case, the best solution is to switch to Thunderbird or
something else that's not a buggy mess.

On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 9:50 AM, Pinkham, Jim<Jim -dot- Pinkham -at- voith -dot- com> wrote:
> Paul, I can suggest two things that may help for future reference:
>
> 1.  Use an Outlook attachment remover to periodically clean up your e-mail and control your file size. There are a couple of free ones out there that I've used successfully. Let us know if you need details.
> 2.  I've long made it a practice to create a fresh new PST file at the beginning of each new year. At my present location, for instance, I have four Archive folders -- the current Archive Folders (for your monthly or so archives), and Achive 2006, Archive 2007, and Archive 2008. These folders range from 1.5 GB to 3 GB each, back up easily, and co-exist with no issues.
>
> An old, but still good, article on this issue comes from Woody's Office Watch, http://office-watch.com/office/archtemplate.asp?v5-n42. Check out Item 4, "Outlook Bloat". Woody describes the steps to new PST files. He creates a new one about every six months.
>
> HTH,
> Jim
>
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References:
Outlook hosed, pondering next step: From: jopakent
Re: Outlook hosed, pondering next step: From: Marguerite Krupp
RE: Outlook hosed, pondering next step: From: Pinkham, Jim

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