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What are the causes that MS Outlook 2007 freezes? It's OK a few seconds after launching the application but when I want to do some action (e.g. write new e-mail) it suddenly freezes. Is there some troubleshooting?

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I have experienced similar issues.

This was mostly related to either Xobni running or anti-virus. Try disabling anything similar you might have installed and see if the problem re-occurs.

Aside from that, you could always upgrade to 2010, but that might be cost-prohibited.

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Recreating your .OST file should fix this issue.

Open Outlook>File>Data File Management>Data Files

Remove file name outlook.ost

Restart Outlook.

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I must agree. I this is my first step when coming across a similar issue. It doesn't always fix the issue. However, it's solves majority of cases. It's quick and easy. –  SgtOJ Sep 3 '11 at 19:45

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