It's a necessary housekeeping chore. Like periodically taking out the
garbage at home. Eventually the garbage would take up so much
space that you can't live in the house anymore.
Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
"Fortuitous" <Fortuitous@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:026F3B6D-3E8E-4D35-977D-BB7A1ED7DB67@xxxxxx
>I do not understand. Why should the compaction be done?
> "Gary VanderMolen" wrote:
>> That's like turning off the seatbelt warning buzzer on your car...
>> There is a good reason why compaction should be done periodically.
>> Gary VanderMolen [MS-MVP WLM]
>> "Mr. Ray" <cloutier.mail@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:5ADDEB56-20BD-4B47-9C7A-EB780E692D0F@xxxxxx
>> > You can stop the pop up from coming up everytime by going to the mail "tool"
>> > then click "options" then click "advanced" then click "maintenance" then
>> > unclick the box that says " Compact the database on shutdown every 100 runs.
>> > The popup messages should cease.
>> > --
>> > RC