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If all of the above steps failed to resolve your steps, try to go to Send / Receive tab, and click or tap Work Offline and then click or tap on the button again to turn it back to online.
Resolution 5: Disable Cached Exchange Mode When working online with Exchange account, Outlook connects and retrieves items in real-time.
has long been a good source of information about Outlook.
Its piece on “All you need to know about Outlook 2013 Preview” said that Outlook 2013 uses a new compressed format for the OST which results in files up to 40% smaller than before.
But user can login to OWA (Outlook Web Access) or to continue to access the missing email messages, appointments, contacts, tasks, journal entries, notes, posted items, and documents.
The problem is likely to be caused by corrupted OST files, and various other reasons.
Then if they try to send an email out it either goes straight into their outbox or just hangs up, then the user has to exit out of Outlook and re-open it to get their new emails and be able to send any of them out.
These reports certainly match with my experience, so I was even more impressed at Microsoft’s achievement.
Then I went to Microsoft’s own “What’s new in Outlook 2013 Preview” page, where I discovered the same comment about new OST files being 40% smaller.
But then I read all about “By default, if Cached Exchange Mode is enabled, Outlook 2013 Preview will only cache email messages from the last 12 months and remove anything older than 12 months from the local cache.
As everything in Exchange account is stored on the cloud or server, so it’s safe to delete the file. The file location for is normally at the following location: Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\App Data\Local\Microsoft\Outlook Before deleting the .ost, close the Outlook, and reopen it after deleting.
Data Files tab, where all data files used by Outlook is listed with their locations. Outlook will re-download all items from the Exchange server again.