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Optimize Outlook 2007 performace.  When clicking email to read, take 30-50 seconds to load.  Dell Latitude D420

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Title sums it up.  Brand new Dell Latitude D420 with Windows XP Pro, Outlook 2007.
User double click email to read, take sometimes up to 1 minute to open the email.

I've checked Add-Ins...everything is normal.
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Hello sknoll84,

Outlook 2007 runs slow on Windows XP. It is optimized for Vista.

Outlook 2007 Large PST Performance Issue
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/933493

Here are other reasons and some fixes for Outlook 2007 running slow
http://labnol.blogspot.com/2007/03/microsoft-outlook-2007-running-slow-fix.html

Hope this helps!
war1
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This user doesn't have any .psts....however their .ost is pushing 3 gigs.
I'll try the suggestions listed in the link you provided.  Thanks.
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sknoll84,

Install SP1 will help the large OST issue.
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