Repair outlook express dbx file

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altairbishara Posts 1 Registration date Friday April 24, 2015 Status Member Last seen April 24, 2015 - Apr 24, 2015 at 02:47 PM
ruudromein Posts 1 Registration date Sunday April 26, 2015 Status Member Last seen April 26, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015 at 09:21 PM
has a sent items.dbx file which is about 400 over MB.. when open it, there is only a few emails with the file size quite small. any recommended free software if preferably to repair the dbx file?
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ruudromein Posts 1 Registration date Sunday April 26, 2015 Status Member Last seen April 26, 2015
Apr 26, 2015 at 09:21 PM
It may be possible to fix the problem using these steps:

1. Open Outlook Express
2. Click "Local Folders" in the left side navigation
3. Select New Folder and name it TEMP
4. If possible move all of the email from your Inbox to the TEMP folder
5. Go to menu bar and select Tools -> Options -> Maintenance -> Store Folder and then write down the location of your inbox
6. Close Outlook Express
7. Use My Computer to go to the location is step 5 and then delete the file inbox.dbx
8. Open Outlook Express - The Inbox folder should be auto recreated.
9. Move your email from the TEMP folder back to your Inbox
10. Visit microsoft community for more ways of oe recovery https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/eb43fb3b-bd62-4421-a8ea-e3e8c6bc6d15/how-to-perform-dbx-extract?forum=itproxpsp
Ambucias Posts 47310 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,165
Apr 24, 2015 at 04:13 PM