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The other day I tried to send an attachment that was too large using my GMail account via Outlook 2013.

Now every couple of minutes I get these popups that say:

Your IMAP Server wants to Alert you
http://support.google.com/mail/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=8770

This behavior persists through machine reboots. How can I get this to stop?

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Is the email stuck in the outbox? –  Hammo Jan 29 '13 at 2:41
    
Nope. It's gone. The only thing I tried doing is deleting it from my sent item on from the gmail web interface. Which didn't seem to help. –  Mr. Young Jan 29 '13 at 16:02

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I found this answer somewhere and it worked for me.

  1. Close outlook

  2. Go to /Users/--name--/Documents/Microsoft User Data/Office 2011 Identities/Main Identity/Data Records/Message Attachments/0T/0B/0M/--latest backup

  3. Delete the largest latest attachment

  4. Open Outlook

  5. It will ask you to rebuild the database

  6. Say 'OK'

  7. takes a minute to rebuild.

  8. Reopen Outlook - Problem solved.

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I next time this occurs to me I will check your answer and provide feedback. Unless there is an overwhelming agreement from responses. At which time I will mark as Answer. –  Mr. Young Feb 25 at 18:03
    
I am on Windows 7 Enterprise and the Microsoft User Data folder does not exist in this location. I searched the entire root and no such folder exists. OP is asking about Outlook 2013, which is what I have as well. Seems your solution applies to Outlook 2011 which is fundamentally different. –  Jakub 2 days ago

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