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No, Rick. When I click the delete button I get a one or two second hourglass, and then nothing happens. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Thanks so much Throoper! his comment is here

Appeciate any help. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. My OE data is in the folder C:Windows\Application Data\Identities (I'm using ME) and I was surprised to see *two* subfolders in the Identities folder. Or if you have ever used more than one Outlook Express Profile, you will have an identity folder for each one.

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Start by clearing the deleted folder, then run 'clean up now' to compact unused space. JUst make sure not to delete the active one. Doesn't tell me what error is. Thread Starter Joined: Dec 13, 2002 Messages: 66 Windows XP- Outlook Express 6 version- Incoming messages- can only delete some of them.

Dexter... 0 steelerschickfl Jan 2005 edited Jan 2005 She is running Windows XP. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Even defrag the drive. Can't Delete Emails In Outlook 2007 Let me know how that goes.

After that, select menu tools and 'clean up now' as already described. Let us know if you want to do that, we will need to know what OS you are running and what her username (if any) on the computer is to help I take it this means that they're empty and can be safely deleted. http://notes1.egenconsulting.com/EGCForms.nsf/b479556a555e72d885256b090073fb8a/078c576ed492f97c852575620060cbe7?OpenDocument You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly.

Aimee Dexter wrote: Try doing a "compact." Tools -> Options -> Maintenance -> Clean Up Now -> Compact. Outlook Can't Delete Email From Inbox Regards, Rick P. Go into it, then into the subfolders: Microsoft\Outlook Express In there you will see several files with ".dbx" as the extension type. Like this.1.

Outlook Express Not Deleting Emails

The directory that has a TEST_FOLDER_TEST.dbx file is your current one. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/outlook-express-wont-delete-messages.145019/ DoubleHelix, Apr 4, 2007 #5 Brian W. Outlook Express Won't Delete Emails Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Cannot Delete Emails In Outlook Express Windows Xp Then go into C:Windows\Application Data\Identities and look at the names of the .dbx files in each directory.

Open OE and save or move any messages you want in the Inbox. this content Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - deleting the delte file in outlook express by hpyjinny / November 2, 2008 2:49 AM PST In reply to: Re: cannot delete mail The store folder containing all the DBX files should open. Many thanks, Bert http://www.bertcoules.co.uk 0 Dexter Vancouver, BC Canada Mar 2005 edited Mar 2005 Bert Coules wrote: Could these surplus folders and files be left-overs from previous installations of Windows? Can't Delete Emails In Outlook 2010

Running xp pro, ie 8, all systems go until today. At least I know what to do if it happens to her again! If I highlight it and try right-click/delete - nothing happens. http://skimwp.org/delete-email/cannot-delete-email-from-inbox-outlook-express.php There's a noticable difference in OE's speed at loading and processing overall now!

When you're going through windows explorer and in this folder here: C:\documents and settings\kellie Add this AFTER "kellie" in the address bar at the top of your screen: \application data So Cannot Delete Email In Outlook 2013 Unknown Error Yes. Unless there is a way to log in as administrator that I haven't figured out yet, which is completely possible.


If you start OE later, it will create a new uncorrupted one.#2 only if #1 doesn't work.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I can't delete mail in outlook Thanks Dexter, but I don't have a file labelled owner, I have either all users or kellie. 0 profdlp The Holy City Of Westlake, Ohio Aug 2006 edited Aug 2006 Kellie Bert http://www.bertcoules.co.uk 0 Bert-Coules Mar 2005 edited Mar 2005 Dexter wrote: JUst make sure not to delete the active one. How To Delete Emails In Outlook Permanently When you next open Outlook Express a new Inbox will be created and hopefully that will solve the problem

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throoper, Apr 4, 2007 #4 DoubleHelix Banned Joined: Dec 9, 2004 Messages: 24,388 If you do that, you'll lose everything in your Inbox, so save any messages you want first. Of course, you can undo those settings later if you prefer.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Browsers, E-mail, & Web Apps forum 7 total posts Popular Forums icon Click Cancel on all boxes and close OE. check over here Sent back my thank you messages.