Oultlook 2007 mailbox limit issue

By paarass
Jan 27, 2012
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  1. Hi everyone,

    I am facing the issue of mailbox size over limit issue in my MS outlook 2007.
    it stopped receiving any more email when reached 1.89 GB with mailbox size limit quota exceeded alarm.
    to increase my mailbox size i set the limits as indicated in this kb release by microsoft but nothing improved

    I want to increase my mailbox size limit to 20 GB.
    can anybody help in this regards?
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,315   +618

    use GOOGLE to find the Microsoft Fix
  3. jdillman1502

    jdillman1502 TS Enthusiast Posts: 120

    Is this computer part of a company domain?
  4. paarass

    paarass TS Rookie Topic Starter

    need more than 20 GB outlook pst file limit

    I found many things on google already and done as directed,
    microsoft fix has explained somethings about the

    i have read the MSKB article 2months ago and do as directed but in vain, also read many other articles on online blogs (as above) but still my mailbox stop send/receive at 1.8GB. and I have to delete some email, that i wish to keep.

    recently after reading another article, I have deleted the MaxFileSize and WarnFileSize registery entries and only keep the MaxLargeFileSize and WarnLargeFileSize with values set for 50GB limit. but still after restarting the MS Outlook, its stuck on 1.8 gb limit.
    Also anyone can tell me the difference of ANSI and Unicode with reference to outlook2007, beacuse i have read that the data file size limit for ANSI is 1.8 GB and for Unicode it is 50 GB. If so then, how can i change my pst file type from ANSI to Unicode?
    Waiting for some help from you people. thanks, Paarass (email deleted)
  5. paarass

    paarass TS Rookie Topic Starter

    No its on public domain.
    I also used to sit in an office of my client (having companies own domain) but issue persist on any network. I have home 1mb DSL connection
  6. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    You might want to re-install Office... in repair mode. Some versions will work. Some will not.
    A lot of the problem may have to do with whether you are on a network, or on a solo computer with nobody else but yourself. Tell us a little more about your system, age of install, version, etc.
  7. paarass

    paarass TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Its HP620 laptop PC, Windows XP professional SP3, and also I have Office 2007 Enterprise Edition with latest service pack 3 installed.
    Every bit of Office (word, Excel, powerpoint and outlook itself) is working excellent escept the mail box size limit issue. Please read the Microsof KB altical 832925, which is mentioning this issue.
    they have mentioned to modify the registery DWORD entries to increase the PST size limit.
    but their is some small glitch which, I am not understanding and my outlook pst file size limit is not increasing from 1.8GB, and I am badly needing its size to be around 20 GB.
  8. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,315   +618

    You should really consider archiving OLD stuff and deleting at least last years email.
    Keeping this is a major impact (ie your size problem) and is 99% of the time useless anyway.
  9. paarass

    paarass TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I am already doing it. But i recieve 70 mb of email on daily basis.

    I have no option other than to increase .pst file size to over 20 GB
    need expert opinion for this.
  10. paarass

    paarass TS Rookie Topic Starter

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