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Windows 7: Windows 7/Outlook 2010/IMAP/slow start-up

29 Jun 2010   #1
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Windows 7/Outlook 2010/IMAP/slow start-up

Hy guys, my first post here,
I was wondering, is there any way to optimize start-up performance of Outlook on Windows 7? Ok, I've tested quite bit with it.
I'm dual booting Win7 and XP, on my notebook, HP6830s.
On first configuration, XP SP3, Outlook 2010, Kaspersky KAV 6.0, start-up time of my e-mail account is 10sec. I use IMAP protocol, and have e-mail server locally. Thats quite good.
On other hand, I have win7, Outlook 2010, Kaspersky KAV 6.0. Same account, same protocol, it takes about 50sec. Why is that?

I've downgraded it to 2007, on both hands, but the start-up times were same.The POP protocol seems fine. But I have to use IMAP protocol.

Why is this? Why Windows 7 is slowing down my Outlook start-up? Indexing? Add-ins? I've turned it off already, both of them, every add-in and indexing e-mails...

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29 Jun 2010   #2

WinXP / Win 7 / Win 8.1 64bit Dual Boot

I noticed that on my outlook 2010 also, IMAP took forever, I guess its broadband dependent. So I went back to POP, works quick. Never figured it out though!
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