If your copy of Outlook is not kept up to date, it may contain security vulnerabilities and most likely does not contain the most recent junk mail filters released by Microsoft. Click the "Start" button, and type "Update" into the search box at the bottom of the Start menu. You may need to restart your computer after this process is complete.

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Outlook is one of Microsoft's most frequently updated programs, due in no small part to the updates that must constantly be released for the Outlook junk mail filter to combat spammers. Click "Install Updates" to install all available updates.

For example, you can tell outlook that Deleted Items older than 3 months shouldn't be cached.

Inbox older than 6 months shouldn't be cached, etc.

Well this was a very well known issue as the title explains but in my case, the "updating inbox 3.99GB" keeps on repeating to the same state.

No new mail activities or even download progress on Inbox, but the other folders at least updating upon selecting.For two of our users, the Outlook (2010 SP2 32-bit) inbox on their computers has stopped updating. One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community. I also tired reparing Office in 'Programs and Features'. We use Windows 7 SP1 32-bit and Exchange Server 2010 Is there a common cause for this? These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.I have to replace a users' hardware but after setting up Outlook to connect to Exchange, updating just never starts.Our Exchange box is at HO and we connecting with 1,5 Mb lease line MPLS. What is the prefered method to download email from large mailbox if Exchange is not LAN.So I don’t want this to happen with other PST files. ” Most of the time above situation may encounter with Outlook users, who try to import PST to newer version like Office 365 or to a different system. As you understand moving large Outlook data file is obviously a risky job.