I had a case where Outlook 2010/2013 is connecting to a remote exchange server, connecting to public folder cause some connection delay.
These client dont need to use Exchange Public Folder, so its better to disable Public Folder Connection.
Now you have 2 options:
1- Delete Public Folder.
2- Prevent Outlook from connecting to public folder
Today I will talk about how to prevent outlook 2010/2013 from connecting to Public Folder.
To do so you will need to create/edit a small registry value called
The Path for this value is HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Exchange\Setup
If the Setup Key is not exist, then simply create it and then create the DWORD value