With the enhancement in the popularity of email communication, preference of Outlook as the prime email client is also increasing day-by-day. Whatever, the option you perform in Outlook, it affects the PST file where Outlook stores emails, notes, contacts, journals, to-do-list etc. For example, if you receive emails then it increases the PST size based on the size of the emails received. You should trim PST file on regular basis for availing better Outlook performance. If Outlook.pst grows rigorously but not trimmed then you may need to face following problems:
- Slow performance of your favorite email client.
- Delays in work schedule, as Outlook does not inform you
about meeting schedules because of slow performance.
- Error messages like "SysFader: Msimn.exe, Application Error: "The instruction at "0x77ec83c4" referenced memory at "0x00400067", "Msimn.exe" has generated errors and will be closed by Windows," etc.
Minimum memory requirement: 512 MB RAM or above
Disk Space Requirement - 50 MB of free disk space for installation.
Supported Windows OS Platforms -Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 Vista / XP / 2000 / 98 / NT/ 95.
Supported Outlook Platforms - MS Outlook 2019/ 2016 / 2013 / 2010 /2007 /2003 / 2002 / 2000 / 98 / 97
Cause For the issues
The only reason for all these issues and error messages is the large size of Outlook PST file.
Solution For the issues
Do you want to get rid of the aforementioned issues then you are at the right place. To resolve the above-listed problems, you need to trim PST file, which has gone oversize. Try the below-given methods to trim PST file:
- Access the PST file in Outlook (let it take, as much time
it requires to open). Once the file is successfully opened,
check the emails, notes, contacts, etc. that you do not need
further. Keep deleting all unwanted items. After you have deleted
all items, empty the Deleted Items folder. Removing emails from
Deleted Items folder does not reduce the size of PST. Now, you
need to manually compact PST file. However, compacting PST does
not trim PST file to a great extent but regularly compacting
can be a help.
- Archive folders in separate PST using Outlook's Archive
feature. Archiving PST is a best way to keep backup of PST and
- The last and the best way to trim PST file to reduce the file size to a considerable amount is splitting the PST. Splitting PST means to break a large PST into smaller PST files that are considered individual PST.
The PST Split - an impeccable, comprehensive, and easy-to-use tool helps you split bulky PST file into smaller ones with full accuracy. The software retains Meta data (To, Cc, Bcc, Date, and Time), emails structure, emails formatting, etc. while splitting PST into small individual PST files. With this amazing software, one can easily split PST files created using Outlook 2000, Outlook 2002, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007 , Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016 and Outlook 2019.