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blackberry sync with outlook

hi all,

over the weekend i bought a blackberry curve from att, so i could throw away my ancient hp jornada 560 pocket pc. i like the interface of the blackberry and pretty much everything about it, but one thing is a letdown:
when i sync with outlook, it takes 30+ seconds every time. is this everyone's experience? my ancient hp jornada would sync in less than 5 seconds. seems that the blackberry software checks everything all the time, so that even when there's only one change, such as a single new task, it still takes 30+ seconds. VERY ANNOYING. Any suggestions on how to speed this up? thanks

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