How to configure the size limit for both .pst and .ost files in Outlook

Configure size limit for both .pst and .ost file in outlook

Please do the following steps to configure the size limit for both .pst and .ost files in Outlook 2007 and in Outlook 2003

How to Configure size limit for both .pst and .ost file in outlook

Step.1

 Click On Start Menu >> Click On Run Button
 Type regedit in the Open box & then press Enter
 Caution : Incorrect Registry Editing can cause serious problems.
 Please be careful while editing registry or contact our supoprt team to fix it remotely

In the left pane expand My Computer & then expand HKEY_CURRENT_USER

 Expand Software & then expand Policies
 Expand Microsoft & then expand Office
 Expand 11.0 for Outlook 2003 & 12.0 for Outlook 2007 & then expand Outlook
 Click On PST & then right-click MaxFileSize in the right pane
 Click On Modify & then type the value in the Value data box
 Click OK
 Right-click WarnFileSize & Click Modify & then type the value in the Value data box
 Click OK
 Right-click MaxLargeFileSize & Click Modify & then type the value in the Value data box
 Click OK
 Right-click WarnLargeFileSize & Click Modify & then type the value in the Value data box
 Click OK

Note: You may have to create the registry values if they do not exist

 Try this method to create the registry values
 Click On Start Menu >> Click On Run Button
 Type regedit in the Open box & then press Enter
 Caution : Incorrect Registry Editing can cause serious problems.
 Please be careful while editing registry or contact our supoprt team to fix it remotely

For Outlook 2007

HKEY_CURRENT_USER >> Software >> Policies >> Microsoft >> Office >> 12.0 >> Outlook

For Outlook 2003

HKEY_CURRENT_USER >> Software >> Policies >> Microsoft >> Office >> 11.0 >> Outlook

 On the Edit menu point to New & then click Key
 Type PST & then press ENTER

 On the Edit menu point to New & then click DWORD value
 Type MaxFileSize & then press ENTER two times

In the Edit DWORD Value window type the value in the Value data box & then click OK

& then Close registry editor  \r

Things to do before  fixing Error message

 Back up your files and folders
 Create a restore point so that you can restore to an earlier date if required

Configure size limit for both .pst and .ost file in outlook

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