How to Increase Storage Capacity of PST in Outlook 2003/2007

Posted: December 20, 2008 in Tips
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Increase storage Capacity of PST in Outlook 2003/2007

 

Enter into Regedit:

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After open regedit, You have to create subkey named PST under the below mentioned path.

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftOffice11.0Outlook

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Enter storage capacity value:

Here you must create and set 2 new DWORD values (note that these values are case senstive);

  • WarnLargeFileSize

  • MaxLargeFileSize

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Put value in DWORD.

 

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Don’t set this higher than 4090445042 (decimal)

 

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 Don’t set this higher than 4294967295 (decimal)

 

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The first value is how many MB a user can write to a pst-file. The second value is how many MB the system can write to a pst-file. This difference has to be at least 5% since there is more written to a pst-file than just user data.

For Outlook 2007 follow the same procedure as mentioned above under the following path.

 

Outlook 2007: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftOffice12.0Outlook

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  4. Chifor Calin says:

    Thank you for the instructions. They were better than Microsoft’s and they worked.

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