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outlook pst file

Posted on 2010-11-15
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am using outlook 2007. our pst file size nw around 18 gb....nw when i recieving time getting error like your pst file size is maximume reached....so how to solve me issue..wht max size pst file.. can we increase max size '?
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by:mrroonie
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18Gb is pretty big, i bet Outlook takes ages to start up doesnt it?

if i were you i'd run an archive, but if you just want to increase the limit of the pst sizxe please see here - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/832925
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if you'd like to archive (which i would advise) please see here - http://email.about.com/od/outlooktips/qt/et_archive_mail.htm
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faizbaig earned 500 total points
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18Gb is quite huge size....not advisable to use.
-> We can split single .Pst file by selecting "Import and Export" under File Menu.
so basically running wizard we choose " Export to another program file" ...than NEXT...than " personal folder file"...
this way we creating or export few mails or folders to new .pst.

After exporting we can delete mails or folders exported....this will reduce your size...this way you can create multiple .pst files.

Later Exported .pst we access by  attaching    via "Data file management" under "file" menu.

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by:nisartlaa
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thanks for support...i separated pst file.. now its working properly..
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