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When OE is launched, Windows should rebuild the .dbx file you deleted. Cause and cure? If you really want to keep emails forever for archiving, there's a great 'free' DBX viewer called OEView, that can read email messages from the database file as if they were Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

July 20, 2009 7:19 AM Ken Hall, A P.S. Hope this helps. Here it is: http://outlookexpress-thunderbird-dbx.7xl.org/ Reply daniel February 15, 2016 at 7:18 am Thank you so much it helps a lot!!! Likewise for the deleted items file and other OE .dbx files ?

Otherwise one day you might lose the lot. 14-08-2009,10:49 PM #4 wainuitech View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Computer Technician Join Date Aug 2007 Location Wellington Posts 24,187 Re: Outlook Johnny July 15, 2009 1:23 AM I use Outlook, which works ok. Please try again now or at a later time. The first step you listed worked like a charm!!!! 0 Replies etaster 1 Reply Sun 13 Jun, 2010 06:17 pm @Mustang, I fixed mine by making more

Even though they share similar names and do similar things, Outlook and Outlook Express are actually not related to each other at all. Empty Deleted Items folder regularly. Type in name of CSV file to create or use Browse button to select a file and click Next button when done 4. Results 1 to 4 of 4 Thread: Outlook Express 6 - Inbox Compaction.

You do not have to use all columns but you will probably want to import at least email and first name columns. Not sure how it happened, but I only had 15 or so emails in inbox, and always clear it every couple of days. Click on the Export ribbon button and select Comma separated values (.CSV) option 3. Je n'arrive pas à importer un ancien dossier ".pst"...

Hope this helps someone! Now you will get a prompt to compact after 100 OE closings, which you should do, and don't touch anything until it has finished. Copyright © 2003-2017 Puget Sound Software, LLC and Leo A. If unchecked, first row will be interpreted as actual address book data and first, fixed row will contain column numbers instead of names.

george woody November 25, 2009 8:20 AM the compact message is aggravating. http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/showthread.php?102285-Outlook-Express-6-Inbox-Compaction Not what you needed? Wonder if anyone else has encountered this problem and if so, what the resolution was. If you go to "Add or remove programs" in the "Control panel" and then click on the "Add/remove Windows components" a list of components will appear.

Movd accounts and messages all running fine. If its to big, try deleting some mail to free up space - I have repaired MANY broken OE's / Errors by simply cleaning out the junk and reducing its size. In the Recylce Bin, my Inbox.bak was only named "Inbox". So a deleted message is still recoverable from the text file by just changing the flag back to the undeleted mail flag.

This was something new to me. It uses Outlook Express/Windows Mail API to read folders and messages instead of reading directly from data files. Even with a fast stripped-down operating system, that's at least four minutes wasted. Already have an account?

A phrases that basically means 'walk your walk back back' What is the gun traverse limit of the 75mm armament on M3 Lee/Grant? Yes, they're installed as part of Windows XP, but that's it. The rest of user-created folders will be copied in the "Local Folders" (subfolder structure is preserved), always creating a new folder if there is already a folder with the same name

My reason also includes security.

TechSpot is a registered trademark. It has a nice user interface but once you've commited to Thunderbird, you better be happy with it. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion He also said deleting Temporary Internet Files would help.

Merna B. Good Luck! -J. Then launch Outlook and it will recreate this folders. He said he'd contact Microsoft and get back to me within the next 24 hours.

To start it, select main menu option File » Import. For recovery, theres a good free extractor called DBXtract. If you do so, the column on the left, in this example First Name, will be imported but only if it is not empty. This may take up to a few minutes. -OK/Cancel".

Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode 14-08-2009,07:09 PM #1 B.M. What is causing this error? If you delete a folder, just add it back, and restore the original folder from a backup. Reply Mudit June 25, 2015 at 10:43 am thank you so much….you are a big savior!!

If I returned to the program later in the day, I was successful but since it's now been two days with no results, I called my ISP, Comcast. Then click "APPLY" at the bottom. Can't delete messages in inbox or deleted folder. Ok, I still use OE6 for my E-Mail, but for Zonks now, I’ve been getting this message: “The folder is currently in use by Outlook Express or another application” when it

But in my experience fielding questions and hearing of problems, as soon as your own needs start to get more sophisticated in just about any way, it's time to move on. But it's free. First thing I would do is open the store folder for outlook Express - right click / Properties - check its total Size. There is only one option available - Merged with existing folders or Imported into new folder and its function is the same as with Outlook Express 6 importer above.

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