I have just written this quick post to address the aforementioned issue and to post more information about it.
It is an Outlook issue only. Your computer and programs have nothing to do with it. Microsoft has acknowledged the issue, but Microsoft has refused to provide a solution! This is despite the fact that this “bug” could ultimately destroy one’s PST file permanently.
Some Microsoft support agents have tried to blame this issue on conflicts with Think Vantage software, but that is just not the case.
If anyone has heard of a credible fix, please share it here.
MacBook Pro, with an aluminum unibody enclosure **As of September 15, 2008, our company has completely switched to Apple. Having used ThinkPad products for over 10 years, we had desperately tried to find just one reason to continue using these products, to no avail. We are of the view that ThinkPads are no longer premium products. We wish you the best of luck with your ThinkPad! Happy computing…**