hi, mighty all
recently My MS Outlook started getting irritatingly slow. I try to do my best in order to make the inbox small - offload old messages into archive, delete, empty the wastebasket.
My inbox is about 160 Megs, my Archive is 1,2 gigs. I keep it closed almots all the time. My PC has 2 GB of RAM, so swap is not an issue.
The symptoms are - when I repeteadly click on several messages, or several folders, Outlook gets stuck with CPU hitting up to 90%. Then, after 10-20 secs it gets back to normal.
I have several Outlook add-ins:
Agendus for Windows Outlook Edition by Iambic
Bells and Whistles by DS development
Cloudmark Desktop (Spam removing tool)
Even if I disable, say Kaspersky and Lookout - the most likeliest candidates, Outlook is still a drag. It seems like some indexing issue... but I can't really know for sure.
Is there any way to check - i.e. some Outlook performance tuning guidelines, some tools to check PST files integrity? Or maybe there is something completely different and I am looking at the wrong direction?
Thanks a million for your kind help.