20 Most Recent Microsoft Outlook Express Questions & Answers

Hi, Outlook express stores mails in a *.dbx files. So search for the files and keep a copy of the folder that contain these *.dbx files. Then uninstall outlook express from windows component, you know outlook express is a component of MS WIndows, but you can uninstall it. After that re-install it and use the previously backed up folder as the store folder.

Microsoft... | Answered on Jul 27, 2020

How to get .pst password back and to get it for free see at:-

Other method for money you may get with Recovery Toolbox for Outlook Password

Tool is guarantee high percent of restoration, but it costs money, your choice - http://www.outlookpassword.recoverytoolbox.com/

Microsoft... | Answered on Jun 19, 2020

Just for your info, I use the program named Universal Extractor to unpack DBX files. I would suggest using the Binary Archive, because the installer version associates the program with DAT, BIN, DBX, and a couple of other file types.

Recovery Toolbox for Outlook Express to extract all messages that should be recovered from the dbx repair file. You should save all extracted messages to the hard drive as message files in the eml format before a repairing Outlook Express.
For more information: https://repairoutlookexpress.recoverytoolbox.com/

If doesn`t help, look here: http://www.filerepairforum.com/forum/microsoft/microsoft-aa/outlook-express/956-repair-outlook-express-dbx-file.

Microsoft... | Answered on Apr 23, 2020

Outlook Express does not come with it's own spell check installed with program. It utilizes Microsoft Office's spell check if it is installed or a 3rd party spell checker.

To configure Outlook express to spell check you need to go to the tools-options-spelling tab. If it is greyed out or unavailable then you don't have spell checking installed. If you don't have any of the office products or don't want to install them then you need a third party spell checking product.

Microsoft... | Answered on Apr 17, 2020

Follow this link to see an explanation on how to import email from OE to Outlook.

If you have the email files only, you have to hook them up to OE first (temporarily) to be able to import them. It's described in the above document under "when Outlook and Outlook Express are installed on different computers".

Good luck, and please come back with a rating/testimonial if helped :)

Microsoft... | Answered on May 28, 2019

you need to go back and reinstall the program to your outlook mail then you gmail should work

Microsoft... | Answered on May 02, 2019

This link will help you......


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Microsoft... | Answered on Feb 27, 2019

My suggestion use Gmail and import your old email with the aid of the video above. Not all is lost.
Most of the time you can recover the old email and the old address book

Good Luck

Microsoft... | Answered on Feb 16, 2019

in windows live go to options and then select import. after wards follow instructions.

Microsoft... | Answered on Nov 02, 2018

There is no setting as such. I suggest she check her anti virus settings and make sure it isn't giving 'false positives'. If it is not anti virus related she should contact her ISP/POP email provider and ask them for assistance.

Microsoft... | Answered on Feb 07, 2018

Here is an utility which will specially developed for Outlook Express error. This software interface is easy to use, no technical skill req. User can see the preview of recovered emails in trial version.

Free trial version is available here.

Microsoft... | Answered on Dec 09, 2017

Thanks Nasir for sharing your solution to the problem it will help anyone else in the future who has the same problem

Nasir wrote
Thank you all for all of your suggestions.
But i found a way out myself.
Just Open Outlook Express and folder in which you had copied your emails.
Then Simply select all the emails and Drag it to Outlook Express.
All of your .eml files will be automatically saved as .dbx in outlook Express.

Thank You

Microsoft... | Answered on Oct 30, 2017

Try downloading Firefox's Thunderbird which should be able to open them and convert them to a pst file. There is a converter called DBXTriever you can download as well, although I have no experience with that product (so cannot recommend).

Microsoft... | Answered on May 07, 2017

Try checking the SSL checkbox for outgoing server.

Microsoft... | Answered on May 07, 2017


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Microsoft... | Answered on Jan 09, 2017

First you have to make sure that the letters do have a basis, that is to view the contents of the file "Sent Items (1) .dbx" and "Sent Items (1) .bak". This lead to the many programs, such as, Recovery Toolbox for Outlook Express, http://www.outlookexpress.recoverytoolbox.com/ but it is possible and Total Commander plugins.
Next to act on the results.
Come to this forum, here is written in more detail about your problem: http://www.filerepairforum.com/forum/microsoft/microsoft-aa/outlook-express/395-something-wrong-with-outlook-express-how-to-fix-it

Microsoft... | Answered on Nov 17, 2016

If you have norton internet security it could be blocking you from sending emails. Uninstall norton internet security reboot the machine turn off the firewall on the pc and send a test email.

Microsoft... | Answered on Nov 05, 2016

Click the "Forgot my password" link on the sign-in page.

Microsoft... | Answered on Oct 18, 2016

Here are two pictures below. First step is to click New ' Event then enter the appropriate information for the meeting. Once you have the information entered, then select attendees by clicking the attendees link at the top and enter them. Once complete then click save, your meeting will be saved to your calendar and emails will be sent to the attendees who will then either accept or decline.



Microsoft... | Answered on Aug 16, 2016

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