Do send/receive settings affect automatic 24-hour offline address book downloads?The Download offline address book check box in the Send/Receive Settings - "Group_name" dialog box does not affect the 24-hour download process.This interval is 1 minute by default and can be customized to any value between 1 second and 24 hours.The second half of the server-side process is controlled by the Address Book Service which pulls information from the SQL database and writes the changes to the address book files.In this dialog box, you can specify either No Details or Full Details.These settings affect the offline address book download.Step 3: The new version of the GAL will now be downloaded.
Number of device bytes written: 1,657 compressed to 1,248 bytes on disk.
In Cached Exchange Mode, Outlook 2007 & 2010 downloads a local copy of the Global Address List (GAL), but only updates it every 24 hours.
In order to reflect any changes or updates made to the Global Address List, you can force Outlook to download a new copy of the GAL.
This can cause the “Updating Address Book” status appearing for a long time.
Outlook is helping you complete other activities and does not allow the address book update to interfere.