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Big Sur Tip :: How to compact your outlook datafile

Big Sur Tip :: How to compact your outlook datafile

Hi There,

Overtime as your email comes in, your cache file grows and grows. Even if you delete mail – its still growing. From time to time its good to compact the cache database to remove white space (deleted items). To run a Compact, read below or watch the quick 60 second video that we made.

2014-04-07 09_26_11-Sent Items - - Outlook


Microsoft Office Outlook 2010

  1. Click the File tab on the Ribbon, and then click the Info tab on the menu.
  2. Click the Accounts Settings tab, and then click on Accounts Settings again
  3. Click the Data Files tab.
  4. Click to select your Personal folder, and then click Settings.
  5. On the General tab, click Compact Now.
  6. Click OK, and then click Close.

Charles Love has been working in the IT Support and Consulting field since 1997. Before IT, Charles was working on his FAA A&P Airline Mechanic Certification in Queens, New York. Charles' first managed services position was in 2001 on Farmingdale, Long Island, back then MSP's were called Solution Providers. Throughout his career he has provided valuable consulting to various types of customers and technologies throughout North America. Charles started out as the first Big Sur full-time hire of the now rapidly increasing technical support team. As Director of Service and Cloud Operations, Charles' role includes developing new and streamlined processes for all of Big Sur's offerings and leading Big Sur's highly talented team of engineers.