If you’ve used Microsoft Outlook for an extended period of time, you may have noticed that it doesn’t run quite as smoothly as it used to.Outlook’s performance is affected by many things, including the amount of data it has to keep track of, any add-ons that are installed, how often it checks for new mail (checking more frequently can improve performance), and various other factors.At the bottom of the screen, select Manage: COM add-ins and click Go.Remove the checkmark from the Cyberlink add-in and close the dialog.We're seeing many reports of Outlook 2007 being very, very slow.As of this date, we don't know the cause but we do have some possible solutions. Although the Outlook 2007 PST is essentially identical to the PST format new to Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007 writes additional data to the PST.Microsoft has determined that you will perceive slowdowns when you reach these thresholds, and performance will fall off steadily and dramatically when you exceed these limits.If you have many thousands of items in your Inbox or Sent Items folders, you want to move many of them into something that is not a “core folder.” Here’s one way to do that – not the only way, of course, just a quick and effective one.
Fortunately, there are several things you can do to make Outlook not only usable, but significantly improved.Many people don't realize that with Windows updates, the updates for Microsoft Office are also "hidden." But it's not just the Office updates that can help speed up Outlook. In some cases, those updates can either break or cause problems with the communication between Outlook and Exchange.Or Microsoft might issue a patch to the application to resolve a speed issue or security hole.Note carefully – this is not an “archive” in the form of a separate . This is just storage in your mailbox in a place that is not a core folder.You’ll still have access to these messages on other computers accessing your mailbox, and you’ll still be able to do searches. Exchange Server 2007 has a new tool, “Messaging Records Management.” It is designed to enforce legal compliance requirements, but it can also be used to reduce item counts by moving items out of core folders into “Managed Folders.” Some Microsoft Online Services subscribers received an email recently warning that some mailboxes had more items in critical path folders than recommended.