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In email insert hyperlink dialog box is slow to populate

Discussion in 'Using Outlook' started by U3RlbGxh, May 6, 2009.

  1. U3RlbGxh


    Whenever I try to insert hyperlinks in an email (the hyperlinks are to

    intranet site) I have to wait a full 2 minutes or more for folders options to

    apprear. The dialog box freezes, so I cannot input the hyperlink name

  2. UnVzcyBQ


    I found your post while searching for an answer to this problem. I had a

    similar problem inserting hyperlinks in Outlook 2007, although my delay was

    only about 12 seconds. I could not find an answer to this anywhere but

    finally figured it out myself.

    The cause of my problem was 6 shortcuts I had in the My Documents folder.

    These shortcuts were to folders elsewhere on my hard drive. As an experiment,

    I added 6 more shortcuts to My Documents, and nearly doubled the delay time.

    My solution was to create a folder called Shortcuts under My Documents and

    move the shortcuts to that folder. Now my Insert Hyperlink dialog is

    populated almost immediately.
  3. Sabba


    Thank you SO much. This has been a major annoyance for so long and your

    solution resolved it immediately.

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