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Email-(in)Security using GnuPG for Windows and Outlook

I usually do not start with a conclusion… But now I will. Simply stay away from this dreadful software… !!! It is simply buggy ! Outlook 2007 crashes almost at every signed email that this crappy software tries to display. STAY AWAY FROM http://www.gpg4win.org/ at least until they fix these crashes !!!

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10 reasons why I hate MS Outlook

1. It is crashing continuously because it is locked in some intensive I/O and the OS (yes, *their* own OS) is killing the application as being non responsive. 2. Lack of good plugins. In contrary to Thunderbird where there are thousand of plugins, the really good plugins for Outlook are very few. 3. Eats up a lot of memory. Currently, with only one Exchange account, the two instances I have (don’t ask me why I have 2) occupy each 78MB. However, I’ve seen 130 MB used by only one instance. I think that the 2. instance has to do with the Windows Mobile device I have. 4. It is unbelievable slow in retrieving mails. I have a lot of rules on the server side and none on the client side. This should make everything faster and not slower 5. Limited amount of rules on server and client side. 6. No real encryption solution with GNU PGP. WinPGP is a big bullshit !!! Especially version 2.0. 7. Grouping message by thread simply sucks. It doesn’t display everything in a coherent form. 8. Searching is very, very slow. And I have a laptop with 4GB RAM, Dual Core Duo 2.5 GHz. Very…

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