Microsoft Outlook 2007: How to manually compact .PST files in Windows 7
If you are using Microsoft Outlook 2007, you will know that if this application performed slowly or failed to send and receive fresh messages, you will surely become unproductive. Therefore, to make things work fine as usual, you should regularly clear your application and eliminate all redundant and unusable messages (mails) and keep some free space on your hard disk. However, rather than simply deleting the mails and sending them to the deleted folder or archiving them, it will be a better option to compact the .PST and .OST files so that this task is completed as foolproof.
Here are the simple steps that you can follow to manually compact .PST files in your Microsoft Outlook 7 application on your Windows 7-based PC:
1. Open Microsoft Outlook
2. On the File menu, click on “Data File Management
3. Click to select your “Personal Folder
4. Click “Settings
5. On the “General tab, click “Compact Now
6. Click “OK and then click “Close
Simple, isn’t it? By manually doing it, you can entirely make sure that all your .PST files are effectively compressed. This will surely create more available space on your Windows 7 PC and help Microsoft Outlook 7 to perform effectively.
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