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ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter. Close Outlook Express and go to the archive folder where all .Dbx are found. Already have an account? Thanks so much Throoper! news

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Doesn't tell me what error is. Running xp pro, ie 8, all systems go until today. http://notes1.egenconsulting.com/EGCForms.nsf/b479556a555e72d885256b090073fb8a/078c576ed492f97c852575620060cbe7?OpenDocument

I think I must have a corrupt file, but I don't know how to delete and reinstall, or even delete and install thurnderbird would work as well. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Browsers, E-mail, & Web Apps forum 3 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops Mar 26, 2010 #3 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 I did not say 'delete' the actual file.

OMGosh, I may have some hair left after all! We still miss him a lot. 0 Replies smokey888x2 1 Reply Fri 30 Dec, 2011 04:22 pm @timberlandko, Made it to these directions without resolvement but these Or was it "when I compacted". throoper, Apr 4, 2007 #7 Brian W.

Ha- my speed's effected to...since it was 1:30 in the morning when I got this kink fixed! On My Computer. Close OE.2. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-networking/outlook-express-cannot-delete-emails-in-inbox/e9069e37-6c8e-4af2-9e4f-b6c00a2351b9 If I don't hear from him in a couple of days, I'll call them.

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Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. navigate to this website Here's how you do this. 1. Thread Starter Joined: Dec 13, 2002 Messages: 66 Thanks throoper. Appeciate any help.

Start by clearing the deleted folder, then run 'clean up now' to compact unused space. Thanks again for the help, timber. When you next open OE a new Inbox will be created and hopefully that will solve the problem. More about the author Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

That's one of the folders you should backup regularly if you don't want to lose your mail in case something happens with the hard disk.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) No, create an account now. I have been going crazy trying to figure out my problem till I found this forum.

I can now delete again.

Start OE.The archive folder is the Windows folder that contains all OE folders as .dbx files. i'm familiar with computers and this gave me a headache. Loading... Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases

Brian W., Apr 4, 2007 #3 throoper Trusted Advisor Joined: Jan 20, 2007 Messages: 5,174 Hi Brian W., A friend had that problem and deleted the Inbox.dbx file. Find the one named Inbox and delete it. Try, with Outlook Express [b][i][color=red]NOT RUNNING[/color][/i][/b], going to:... click site This is a commnon problem, and happens to people who fail to properly maintain their system, especially failing to clear deleted items from OE.

When you next open Outlook Express a new Inbox will be created and hopefully that will solve the problem Back How-To Geek Articles l l Subscribe l l FOLLOW US Okay Brian W. Don't take it away! First thing to try is holding down the SHIFT key while clicking the DEL (delete) key.

Didn't know they'd have an affect on OE. 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. To fix this issues, run scanpst.exe against your Personal Storage (pst-) file. Find the one named Inbox and delete it.

Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top raphoenix Posts: 14920 This post has been reported. where ya been? 0 Replies Mustang 1 Reply Wed 21 Sep, 2005 11:59 pm timber, I'm glad I decided to check my email before turning in for Go into Windows Explorer or My computer.3. Okay Brian W.

Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and It's really time to turn in for the night. 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 It was suggested that I delete the "inbox.dbx" file, but the only path shown is: C:\Documents and Settings\Joel\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\{707B0A57-A2B3-474E-A133-FA25E854CA04}\Microsoft\Outlook Express Any suggestions?

I'm certainly not thin-skinned but I find attitudes are so strong on A2K. I should have included that in my post.