.PST file reached 2GB limit - unable to view archived emails

Posted on 2004-11-28
Last Modified: 2008-04-16
I am running Windows XP and have reached the 2GB limit of the .PST file used for archiving emails.  I am now unable to open my archive folders and view old emails.  Is there any method of retrieving the emails and reducing the .PST file into smaller managable files.

Many thanks for your help in advance, much appreciated.
Question by:yvsupport
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    Both offline files and personal folders files stop accepting data in Outlook 2002 and Outlook 2003.;en-us;288283
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    by:Luc Franken
    Hi yvsupport,

    Please take a look at the following pages for possible solutions:

    Oversized PST and OST Crop Tool

    To repair a 2GB Personal Folders or Offline Folders file


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    by:Luc Franken
    Slow as usual :)
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