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Why is my Outlook 2007 so slow?

After importing my pst files from my previous computer, my Outlook 2007 has
been very slow. It starts slow and responds slow. I have to wait for maybe
2 secs. before I get a response.


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Just installed Office 2007 Pro. All programs included start quickly but my
Outlook 2007 is very slow to start. Any idea why this could be ?

I do not use the Business Contact Manager.

My outlook 2007 is slow and emails take forever to type and to manipulate
with mouse. I can't figure out what is wrong.

Recently, I have noticed that my Outlook is running very, very much slower
than it did for years before, & hangs for up to 30 seconds. What might have
changed to cause this?

Why is my emails going out slow?

Try SP2...it has some good performace tuned threads...That might resolve your
issue.

"Bruno" wrote:

> Hi,
>
> having big pst files impacts directly on the outlook performance. Try
> this tool to decrease your pst files: http://www.kopf.com.br/outlook
>
>

Why is my emails going out slow?

Ever since I down loaded the latest update from Microsoft, my outlook has
become extremely slow. It's the "watch the paint dry" as you try to read
through each mail. Is anyone else having this problem?

Latest update came through May 7 -9th, 2007
Effected software is: Microsoft Office Version 2003

I'm a home user using Outlook 2007. I've used outlook 2003 for several years
without a problem. Downloading email is excruciatingly slow in OL 2007. I
never had this problem in OL 2003.

I have a 10mbps cable connection. Downloading files from the internet speeds
along at at approx 1.2 MB / sec. - I can download a megabyte in about a
second. However, to download 1 MB worth of messages in Outlook 2007 takes
upwards of a minute. I usually get about 10 - 15 MB of email since I belong
to several Yahoo Photo groups, and that takes several minutes to download.

I have all 3 email accounts set up correctly (POP-3) as they were in Outlook
2003. Why is Outlook 2007 so SLOW at downloading? Is anyone else having this
problem? Is this a result of the indexing feature? Is there any way to
completely disable indexing? And, is it advisable to keep indexing active?

I have not installed any anti-virus software (since I know that does slow
down email retrieval) because I want to solve this problem first.

I'd appreciate any replies to this.

Thanks.

Anthony

I did not (to my knowlege) disable hyperlinks in my Outlook 2007 so I have no
idea how to enable hyperlinks!

Help!

I did not (to my knowlege) disable hyperlinks in my Outlook 2007 so I have no
idea how to enable hyperlinks!

Help!

why is my inbox , written in german in my outlook and how do i change it to
english?

I somehow changed my outlook 2007 sot that I can see categories (INBOX, etc.)
in the navigation planel, but the panel to the right which show the folder
(INBOX) at the top and the messages below has disappeared. I can access some
of the messages from the FILE/OPEN/SELECTED ITEMS, but not all the items in
the inbox, etc.

How can I reset my outlook?

I somehow changed my outlook 2007 sot that I can see categories (INBOX, etc.)
in the navigation planel, but the panel to the right which show the folder
(INBOX) at the top and the messages below has disappeared. I can access some
of the messages from the FILE/OPEN/SELECTED ITEMS, but not all the items in
the inbox, etc.

How can I reset my outlook?

Any ideas why my Outlook 2007 is so slugish? (Running Vista) No problems with
Word or Excel. Takes up to 2 to 3 seconds when yyping or selecting. The
problem occurs in all areas of Outlook.

I am about to give up. I do not know what to do.

I have a 100 user exchange 2003 server. CPU idle most of the day, gigs of
memory free, been running for years. Updated to Outlook 2007 through most
of the company, and things seemed fine at first. However, the rage of my
users has been growing. I really *really* dont want to go back to 2003,
but our users have large mailboxes, rougthly 5 GB+. We have some that are
over 10 GBs. Outlook 2003 had NO problems with this, it worked fine.
Outlook 2007 is a disaster, terribly slow, just clicking between emails
results in 10 second waits, typing randomly delayed and switching folders
you can go get a cup of coffee and come back in time for your mail.

I have been trying to figure out what could be the problem, it certainly
doesnt seem server related, it runs in Cached mode. Flipping through email
should not result in any network traffic (especially read email). There is
just lag, constant lag for half of my users. I only have 2.7 GBs of mail,
and I have no issues. After 5 GB though, problems crop up, over 7 GB its
terrible, around 10, just use web mail at this point.

The machines these are on are either Vista (SP1) or XP. The machines are
Dell Optiplex systems, 2 GB Ram, fast drives, most less than 1 year old.

Office is SP1

Would upgrading to Exchange 2007 help? I do not think so as the server is
idle most of the day.
What can I do? Is my answer just delete 8 gigs of your important mail?

I see countless articles about this on the web, but no fix, why?

I am about to give up. I do not know what to do.

I have a 100 user exchange 2003 server. CPU idle most of the day, gigs of
memory free, been running for years. Updated to Outlook 2007 through most
of the company, and things seemed fine at first. However, the rage of my
users has been growing. I really *really* dont want to go back to 2003,
but our users have large mailboxes, rougthly 5 GB+. We have some that are
over 10 GBs. Outlook 2003 had NO problems with this, it worked fine.
Outlook 2007 is a disaster, terribly slow, just clicking between emails
results in 10 second waits, typing randomly delayed and switching folders
you can go get a cup of coffee and come back in time for your mail.

I have been trying to figure out what could be the problem, it certainly
doesnt seem server related, it runs in Cached mode. Flipping through email
should not result in any network traffic (especially read email). There is
just lag, constant lag for half of my users. I only have 2.7 GBs of mail,
and I have no issues. After 5 GB though, problems crop up, over 7 GB its
terrible, around 10, just use web mail at this point.

The machines these are on are either Vista (SP1) or XP. The machines are
Dell Optiplex systems, 2 GB Ram, fast drives, most less than 1 year old.

Office is SP1

Would upgrading to Exchange 2007 help? I do not think so as the server is
idle most of the day.
What can I do? Is my answer just delete 8 gigs of your important mail?

I see countless articles about this on the web, but no fix, why?

I have an AMD Athlon 64 3500 processor and 1GB ram with SATA hard drives yet
Outlook 2007 seems to take minutes to grind into action and is really slow at
doing anything eg sending a message leaves it not responding for ages. Anyone
else experienced this? Is there a solution - apart from returning to Office
2000?

Was anyone within Microsoft actually required to use Outlook 2007 before it
was sent out?

I just spent 2 days struggling with Vista to get my files converted (it
would be helpful if Microsoft pointed out in advance that it is a special
VISTA USB cable required for transferring files instead of any USB computer
to computer cable). And when I finished and brought up Outlook I was totally
deflated. A brand new powerful laptop (duo processor 2GB ram, etc.) and it
can't even run Outlook without hanging. I've noticed that there is a lot of
chatter on the web but I don't see anyting on Microsoft's site except some
other frustrated users talking about this problem.

I used Outlook 2003 again the other day and was surpirsed at how fast it was
at finding names in the contacts list compared to 2007.

In Outlook 2007, if you start to type a name and make a mistake and then try
to backspace to make corrections you can be faced with a 10 second wait.

What is going on? Do I have something setup incorrecly or is this a
"feature" of Outlook 2007?

My outlook 2007 has exceeded is maximum capacity two days ago and since then
I can't run it since I am always getting a system comment saying that I need
to empty folders to have it back - which I did inquite a large number os them.
Now I would like to know how can I overcome this situation since, as I
said, I have emptied quite a lot of folders and no result was obtainesd so
far.

Kindly help me with your advices. the soonest if possible
Thanks
GraƧa Maria
Portugal


Outlook 2007 has slowed to a crawl when it loads folders.  Outlook ran fine until the Dec 16 critical update from Micro.  I thought maybe my pst was too big so I tried to archive but auto archive does not exist in my outlook 2007.  I go to tools/options/other/and there is no auto archive.  I right click on a folder and there is no archive.  I go to file and there is no archive.  Help.  I tried to restore to prior to Dec 16 and was not successful.  

My outlook 2007 has exceeded is maximum capacity two days ago and since then
I can't run it since I am always getting a system comment saying that I need
to empty folders to have it back - which I did inquite a large number os them.
Now I would like to know how can I overcome this situation since, as I
said, I have emptied quite a lot of folders and no result was obtainesd so
far.

Kindly help me with your advices. the soonest if possible
Thanks
GraƧa Maria
Portugal

why is it taking outlook2003 so long to get and insert my attachm...

I tried to email a large picture file from my windows vista "picture gallery.
Now outlook seems to have locked up(Not Responding) and I have to physically
turn the computer off. Also, Norton Security says its processing a threat.
Is this because of the large photo file


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