Outlook Causing hard disk crunching

Switching between folders in outlook really caused my hard drive to crunch.  It is a P2400 128 MB ram brand new computer.  The pst file is 84 mb and another computer handeled the file fine.  What could be wrong.  We went from Outlook 97 To Outlook 2000.
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Some simple questions for you:
- have you run ScanPST.EXE on your PST file?
- have you compacted the PST?
- have you run ScanDisk.EXE and optimized the drive recently?

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Tom_HickersonAuthor Commented:
It turned out to be a bad hard drive on a brand new computer.  Thanks for the advice.
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