Outlook 2007 freezes with GMail accounts

elcapitom
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I have Outlook 2007 that I use with several Gmail accounts.  I access the Gmail accounts via IMAP, per Gmail instructions.
Responding to and forwarding Gmail emails via Outlook is a mess.  Ouitlook freezes much of the time and requires a reboot after I try forwarding or responding.
Is there a compatibility/processing problem with using Outlook 2007 for Gmails?  Should I enable POP and disable IMAP?
Thanks for any help.  This is vexxing!
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Excellent.  I was about to drop using Outlook entirely and replace it with Windows Live Mail.  You may have "rescued" it from the trash bin.
Whether or not the tips at the link completely un-freeze Outlook, the suggestions are better than I've received anywhere else.
Much obliged.

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