Archive old emails in Outlook to reduce size of Profile (Identity) using EagleFiler

As the years go buy a user’s Profile (Identity) gets larger and larger. I often see users with huge Profiles (Identities) 50GB and larger. Outlook has become sluggish under the weight of many GB of data. Not only is Outlook affected but on a small SSD drive, Outlook could be taking up the majority of space used. Consider this like a visit to your doctor. You can ignore the advice or wait until your Outlook . . .

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Basics: Folders On My Computer

With the new unified Inbox option in Outlook that groups your Inboxes, Drafts, Deleted Items and Junk folders, some users are confused over mail that is downloaded to their computer or mail that is on the server. More info on the unified Inbox.

What are folders “On My Computer”?

Messages that are in folders under “On My Computer” are stored on your computer. Exchange users often archive messages from their Exchange account to “On My . . .

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Archive your Outlook 2011 Exchange messages using OEAO

Softhing has released Outlook Exchange Accounts Optimizer (OEAO) for Outlook 2011. Entourage users can check out Entourage Exchange Accounts Optimizer.

Exchange users that have limits on how much mail can be left on the server should check out this handy application. It’s easy to setup and automate your backups.

This utility automatically moves old mail from your Outlook Exchange account to a replicated structure within Outlook local folders. You select how many days of mail . . .

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Use EagleFiler to archive Outlook & Entourage messages

Office for Mac users are waiting on many applications to include Outlook capability. Michael Tsai has updated both EagleFiler and SpamSieve for Outlook. C-Command Software has been around since 2002 and Michael is well known in Mac circles as being responsive to users and creating solid applications that are easy to use. Check out his reviews here.

Use EagleFiler to archive your email messages. EagleFiler works with both Entourage and Outlook. I especially recommend that . . .

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Options for end of year archiving

Archive your old data in Entourage and create a new Identity for 2009. . . .

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