Tips to delete personal folders from Microsoft® Outlook 2007
What are personal folders in Microsoft Outlook 2007?
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is the latest e-mail client program from Microsoft. You can use the Microsoft Outlook 2007 to work with many e-mail accounts. The application has been made capable to compose, send, receive and manage your e-mails. One among the most useful and latest feature added in the Microsoft Outlook 2007 is personal folders. The personal folder is located in the hard disk drive and you can access it through Microsoft Outlook 2007 whenever needed. But, you may need to delete personal folders at certain situation which can be done by following some simple steps.
Here are some notes on personal folders in Microsoft Outlook 2007 and its removal:
- Personal folders
- Reasons to delete personal folders
- Steps to delete personal folders
Personal folders refers to a folder inside the Microsoft Outlook 2007 application. You can store data like e-mail message, Contacts, Outlook folders, Journal, Calendar and Tasks in the personal folder. The folder can be saved in the system hard disk drive or another server. The personal folders always have a .pst extension. In Microsoft Mail Post Offices, a personal folders are automatically created. This is created automatically as the Inbox and Microsoft Outlook folders reside in it. These folders are useful in reducing space needed on the mail server and avoid receiving of warning messages.
Reasons to delete personal folders
There are some reasons to delete personal folders in the Microsoft Outlook 2007. It may be because the large size of the personal folder. The personal folder increases in size as it is being used for a long time. This comes as a result of more files and messages stored in the personal folder. The large size of personal folder may result in slowdowns of the Microsoft Outlook 2007. The removal of personal folders is also needed to reduce the amount of disk activity.
There are some steps to be followed to delete personal folders in Microsoft Outlook 2007. To do this, you need to open Microsoft Outlook 2007 and log in the e-mail account. You need to then select the personal files in the Microsoft Outlook 2007 and right-click those files. It will bring up a pop-up menu in which you need to select the 'Delete' option. You can thus get the personal folder and all files included in the folder removed by this. You need to then click the 'Refresh' button in the main window of Microsoft Outlook 2007 and see those folders removed.
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