Do I need Exchange Add-In?

davegoodo

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Outlook version
Outlook 2016 64 bit
Email Account
IMAP
I use Outlook365 to connect to my Gmail mailbox, I don't connect to any other mailboxes. I just use Outlook to manage my mail. I'm trying to increase the speed with which MS Outlook loads up. Would I be OK to uninstall the Exchange Server add-in? And would that make any difference to its startup speed? Are there other Add-ins I could also remove if they aren't suitable to my circumstances - that may increase load speed?
 

davegoodo

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Outlook version
Outlook 2016 64 bit
Email Account
IMAP
Don't uninstall it - you can disable it - it processes meeting requests so they will not autoprocess if not loaded. It should not be slowing you down though.
So maybe that is not causing the slowness to load, when I say slowness, from clicking it on the Task Bar to fully open it takes between 40 and 60 seconds. Does that sound slow?

I was grasping at straws as to why it seems so slow to load, maybe it is the size of my pst files? My Archive file is 1.6GB and my current file is 450MB, maybe this is what's causing it?
 

Diane Poremsky

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Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
That is slow. Your pst files are puny. What other addins are installed? Does it load a lot faster in safe mode?


To open Outlook in Safe mode: Close Outlook then hold Ctrl as you click on the Outlook icon. You'll get a message asking if you want to start in Safe mode. Click Ok.
 

davegoodo

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Outlook version
Outlook 2016 64 bit
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IMAP
It's good to know my pst files are relatively tiny, that's encouraging. I'll have a look at Safe mode. I've attached a list of Add-ins. By the way, one of the Add-ins - the VBA for Outlook is listed as inactive, does that mean it is still available? Or would I have to do something to make it active?
Thanks for your help Diane :>)
 

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davegoodo

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Outlook 2016 64 bit
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By the way I think the time to load is more like 20 to 30 seconds, (It just seemed longer).
 
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