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Outlook 2007 SP3 hangs with Exchange 2010 (SBS 2011)

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Last Modified: 2013-06-10
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I have a question, done quite few SBS 2011 installs and migrations. But never noticed this as a problem before.

Small Network of 6 PC, with say 4 heavy outlook users. 3 users have mailboxes of less than 2GB and one has a 6GB mailbox

They all use Outlook 2007 SP3

They all have their main inbox plus two other viewable mailboxes.

In cached mode they have slow performance, Outlook will hang for 1 minute or so, then other times is quick as expected.

Out of cached mode, Outlook is quick as expected, but can also hang for 20 seconds or a couple of minutes, with the little pop up in bottom right hand corner, saying trying to connect to exchange server

At same time as this is happening, you can open Explorer and zip around the network shares. So there is no connectivity issue.

One of the users, has 8 mailboxesd in his Outlook and he suffers the most.

This is a brand new install from scratch (new domain, new mailboxes etc), and data imported via PST. However previous SBS 2003 server had mailstore corruption from a faulty hard drive.

Is it possible export corrupt items to a PST and then import them into a brand new mailbox and they remain corrupt. As wondering if some corrupt items are causing problem.

Any ideas or pointer to test, cant find any errors in event viewer on server or PC's.




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