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Outlook pst max size message

bt707 asked
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
I'm using this from MS to add registry entries so we can set a max size on users PST files


This all works fine. What I need to do is to edit the default message it pops up which is.

Can't move the items. The file <path>\<filename>.pst has reached its maximum size. To reduce the amount of data in this file, select some items that you no longer need, and then permanently delete them.

I cannot find what controls this message that pops up, does anyone know a way to edit this pop up message.


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Is Exchange Server being used?
If so which version?
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In the mean time, have a look of the following: http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.exchange2000.information.store&tid=db958e4d-167e-4ecf-bab7-47749c95cfe7&cat=en_US_bc71f870-1bee-4ef6-9628-f4c01fe026e5&lang=en&cr=US&sloc=&p=1
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Hello apachel09,

The problem is not with the exchange, we have a one gig limit on that and that is all setup with the proper messages and warnings.

The problem is users have PST files that they use to move and filter messages to so they don't reach the one gig limit on their exchange mailbox.

The link above from MS shows how to add a few registry settings so you can limit the size of the PST, this works fine when putting a 2Gb limit on the PST, the only problem is I have not found a way to edit the message for this on the PST files.

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That won't help for what we need to do, looks like this is a default message that the client has and there is no way to edit it. I'll go ahead and close this questions, Thanks for your time and suggestions.
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