When you are poking around in Outlook, you may click on the Journal icon.
A dialog box will appear asking if you want to turn Journal on:
Resist the temptation. Every Word/Excel/PowerPoint and Access file will be placed on a time line.
Every e-mail sent to a Contact will be indexed. This will slow down your machine. It is a massive overkill.
If you are involved in a project, you can use Journal to track specific documents.
Here is a Microsoft Knowledge Base article on how to Disable Journaling for All Users.
Here are some Journal Issues.
If you still want to use Journal, here are some references from Slipstick.com.
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