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Message: Outlook Express has encountered an

Message: Outlook Express has encountered an internal problem and has to close. Then it asks if I want to send a report. If I try to send one it says can not send to SMPT mail. Then it closes all my programs. This happens every time I am in Outlook Express mail after a minute or two.

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  • lmilos Mar 05, 2009

    I have a cllamwin virus protection installed. It detects a virus but puts it in quarantine, but it keeps coming back. Thanks for your suggestions.

  • Jim Scott May 11, 2010

    have you run a virus checker through your system lately ??

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Hi,
 
Most likely there is a email with a virus in one of your outlook express folders. Download a 30 day trial of Kaspersky internet security and run a full scan on your computer.
 
Alternatively, you could try creating a new Identity in outlook express, only problem is you wont be able to access your old emails. But you can always switch back and forth. To do this Click on File – Identities – Manage Identities. Here you can create a new one and configure your email settings. Though this may work, this may only be a temporary solution.
 
Hope this helps. Please rate your feedback!
Thanks,
VJ

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MAPI error message when import or export messages in Outlook Express


·You import mail from Outlook into Outlook Express, but you removed Outlook from your computer before you tried to import the mail into Outlook Express.
·You configure Outlook Express to be the default Simple Messaging application programming interface (MAPI) client.
·You import or export mail from Outlook Express, and you do not have Outlook installed on your computer.
To resolve this issue, try one of the following methods, as appropriate for your situation.

Method 1: If you want to use a special program you can use Outlook Express Fix Toolbox

https://www.fixtoolbox.com/outlookexpressfix.html

Method 2: Change your MAPI Settings

Configure Outlook Express to not be the default Simple MAPI client before you import the mail items. To do this, follow these steps:
1.Restart your computer, and then start Outlook Express.
2.On theToolsmenu, clickOptions.
3.On theConnectiontab, clickChangeto open theInternet Propertiesdialog box.
4.On theProgramstab, click an e-mail application other than Outlook Express in theE-maillist. ClickApply, and then clickOK.
5.ClickOKagain to close theOptionsdialog box.
6.Exit Outlook Express, and then restart Outlook Express.

You can now import or export messages.

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Is there a simple way to export outlook messages with attachments from one lap top to another


Yes, there certainly is!
  1. Create a new folder on the desktop named Exported Mail (on the Finder, click File, and then click New Folder).
  2. Start Outlook Express.
  3. If necessary, resize the Outlook Express window so that the desktop is visible.
  4. Click the folder that contains the messages that you want to export (for example, the Inbox folder).
  5. Select the messages that you want to export by holding down the SHIFT key, and then clicking each message that you want to export.

    NOTE: To select all messages in a folder:
    1. Click one message.
    2. On the Edit menu, click Select All.
  6. Drag the selected messages from the Outlook Express window, and then put them in the Exported Messages folder that you created in step 1.
  7. Quit Outlook Express.
  8. Then transfer the folder that you created onto the other laptop!

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I am trying to export my messages from Outlook


I dunno but you might be better off just copying the outlook express data files from one computer to the next instead of trying to export.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/270670
from the horses mouth.

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File with extension *.dbx


DBX files (files with *.dbx extension) are the files where Outlook Express stores email messages.They can be found in so-called Outlook Express Store Folder named"Inbox.dbx," "Sent Items.dbx," etc. To determine Store Folder locationclick Store Folder button at Tools>Options>Maintenance in OutlookExpress. DBX files may be copied to another folder in order to backup e-mail messages.

How to open and edit DBX files
To open Outlook Express dbx files you just should select a file anddouble-click on it. The software will be open a .dbx file, scan dbxfile and visualize e-mails.
How to extract emails from DBX files
It is almost impossible to extract DBX files manually. However,there are tons of DBX extracting software over the Internet, such as DBX to EML.

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It's like they told you, its a Microsoft issue, sort of.

The application has a corrupt registry key, reinstalling the application, the MS outlook 2003 will 'magically' fix the problem.

The only other thing that makes that window pop up, besides the obvious, which is you reset your password, is when you are trying to cross a domain. And if you asking in your head, what is that, then you probably not doing it. It doesnt happen by accident.

Just re-install the software, takes 5 minutes, and brings years of relief...hehe

oh, to test my theory, set up outlook express with the same settings you have in your outlook 2003. You probalby have outlook express already installed on your computer, just click on start, all programs, outlook express, if you dont see it, its a free download,

just go to google.com and type in download outlook express and install it, then open it, click on tools up at the top, then accts, then mail tab, then add

type in the info its asking for , like your pop servers name, and the smtp server

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I'm unable to open .eml attachment in Windows Vista.


Here's some info: E-mail message saved by Microsoft Outlook or other e-mail program; may also contain an e-mail attachment, or file sent with the message. Note: If EML files will not open in Outlook Express, try the following:
  1. Open My Computer.
  2. Select Folder Options from the Tools menu.
  3. Click the File Types tab.
  4. Under Registered file types, select EML Outlook Express Mail Message, then click Advanced.
  5. Click Open, then click Edit.
  6. Type the following line in the "Application used to perform action" box:
    "C:\Program Files\Outlook Express\MSIMN.EXE" /eml:%1
  7. Click OK twice, then close the window.
EML files may also be opened in Internet Explorer since they are formatted the same as .MHT files; changing the file extension from ".eml" to ".mht" should cause the file to open directly in Internet Explorer.
Hope this helps.

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Microsoft Outlook Express compacting pop-up message


Outlook express WILL compact messages stores after every 100 closings, and WILL continue to prompt until you allow it to do so
Compact the files yourself or allow it to occur

/dbx corruption and loss of all messages WILL happen if you do not compact the database,
that is why a hotfix was issued that forces Outloook express to compact

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Have a look at this follow the instructions it should make it all better.

MailNavigator can cope with the task of restoring out-of-order dbx files when Outlook Express itself cannot read them and when a range of other programs are not capable of restoring the information contained in these files. These situations can happen because of viruses, computer breakdown, power interruptions and many other reasons, leading to errors in the file system.
If your computer crashed, first of all you should make sure you have backup copies of your dbx files as well as of all other important data. It's good if you make backup copies of your data on a regular basis. But, unfortunately, in our experience situations are often encountered where there is already nothing to restore.
The process of data recovery from dbx files includes two stages:

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If your Outlook Express program is properly installed and tuned, MailNavigator will automatically find the dbx files from the information in the systems register. In this case you can load the dbx files from the Information Retrieval page by double clicking on each of them. Or search for messages in these files using the search system.
If MailNavigator cannot automatically determine the location of the dbx files (for example if these files are on a CD), first you have to find them using search tools, and then load them into MailNavigator using the menu command:
File | Load External Mailbox...
eudora1.gif Once you've read the messages, select the ones that should be exported back into Outlook Express. You can use various filters to select the messages. If you want to export all the messages browsable in the Navigator at once, use the menu command:

Message | Select All
Having selected the messages, export them using the menu command:

Message | Save as...
eudora2.gif In the opened dialogue box, indicate the file and export path, and choose the file type: Eudora mailbox.
When the command is executed, there will be files in the export directory with extensions .toc and .mbx, and also a file descmap.pce. If there are attached files in the exported messages they will be saved in the subdirectory Attach.


Once the mailbox in Eudora format is created, open the program Outlook Express and use the menu command:
File | Import | Messages...
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In the opened dialogue box, as the program from which the message is imported, select: Eudora Pro or Light:
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In the next dialogue box indicate the directory in which you put the messages from MailNavigator at the export stage:
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Further, if Outlook Express finds mailboxes in this directory, it will suggest you select one of them for import:
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All that remains to do is to press the Finish button, and a folder containing the imported messages is created in Outlook Express. hope this helps

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