Unable to delete messages in Outlook Express

October 2016


I'm unable to delete my messages under Outlook Express.


In Outllook Express, go to Tools => Options => Maintenance tab and click on storage folder to locate where your folders are store on the hard drive.
  • Close Outlook Express and go to the archive folder where all .Dbx are found.
  • Then delete the files:
    • cleanup.log
    • Pop3.log
    • Smtp.log

Thanks to king0613 for this tip.

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