Solved

Outlook 2003 email folders will not compact

Posted on 2014-10-10
4
124 Views
Last Modified: 2014-10-21
I have tried everything I can think of and on one of our computers the Outlook 2003 email folders will not compact.

Lots of folders...

Any ideas?

Thanks!
0
Comment
Question by:dave_sky
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 22

Assisted Solution

by:Larry Struckmeyer MVP
Larry Struckmeyer MVP earned 250 total points
ID: 40374336
Errors?  Messages?  Event Log Errors?

How do you know they won't compact?  Perhaps they already are.
0
 
LVL 94

Accepted Solution

by:
John Hurst earned 250 total points
ID: 40374368
That is a very old version but it always compacted for me. In addition to the above, try repairing Outlook to see if that helps.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:dave_sky
ID: 40396006
Tried everything.............only thing I can figure is that the file got so large that outlook auto compacted.

Thanks!
0
 
LVL 94

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 40396045
@dave_sky - Thanks for the update and I was happy to help.
0

Featured Post

Salesforce Has Never Been Easier

Improve and reinforce salesforce training & adoption using WalkMe's digital adoption platform. Start saving on costly employee training by creating fast intuitive Walk-Thrus for Salesforce. Claim your Free Account Now

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Outlook mail rule question. 5 34
Outlook - Windows to Mac 7 38
Outlook 2010 prompts for credentials when trying to setup outlook in windows 7 5 44
Fraud Email 22 81
What does UTC stand for?  “Coordinated Universal Time” – Think of this as the true time on Planet Earth that never changes with the exception of minor leap seconds here and there to account for the changes in the planet's rotation.   What does th…
Find out what Office 365 Transport Rules are, how they work and their limitations managing Office 365 signatures.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
Viewers will learn the different options available in the Backstage view in Excel 2013.

749 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question