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As my daughter uses a Hotmail account, I keep it on the system she uses.Also, since I do run OE on a limited basis, I can actually run through a solution On the Store Location box, highlight the address by pressing the Tab key on your keyboard. This forces a real delete. Can you try the maintenance options found under tools/options/maintenance tab. this content

prince_yuri // 1 day ago 1 Software management software totalsoft17 // September 23, 2016 2:09am PST 1 Need help with product management tool! I have been going crazy trying to figure out my problem till I found this forum. Brian W., Apr 6, 2007 #8 coffeequeen Joined: Oct 19, 2007 Messages: 2 OMGoodness, sure did work like a charm! When I click the delete button I get a one or two second hourglass, and then nothing happens. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/cant-delete-messages-in-outlook-express

Outlook Express Won't Delete Emails

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? Please try the request again. By viewing our content, you are accepting the use of cookies. By viewing our content, you are accepting the use of cookies.

Doesn't tell me what error is. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP (Solved) ~ Can't delete messages in Outlook Express (6 It would do many, many things you are probably not even aware of. Can't Delete Emails In Outlook 2007 Here are the instructions for getting to the message store folder.

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Outlook Express Not Deleting Emails About four of ten I can't delete no matter what I try. Thread Starter Joined: Dec 13, 2002 Messages: 66 Thanks Throoper, Worked like a charm. (at least inbox now empty.) When I get a bunch of new ones, hopefully I will be It's just a file for Windows.

I get a little box that says can't delete, there is an error. Outlook Can't Delete Email From Inbox Click Cancel on all boxes and close OE. Click on Tools>Options>Maintenance tab>Store Folder. All Rights Reserved.

  1. If you had wanted to save the messages in a corrupted dbx file, we would have used the program db-extract to save the messages before we destroyed the corrupt file.
  2. There's a noticable difference in OE's speed at loading and processing overall now!
  3. Just follow the steps below.
  4. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: cannot delete mail by Kees Bakker / September 30, 2008 7:35 PM PDT In reply to: Outlook Express 6 - Can't delete
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  6. Find the one named Inbox and delete it.
  7. Press Control+V (both at the same time) to paste the address into the command line and click OK.
  8. Find the Deleted Items.dbx file in Windows Explorer and delete it.
  9. Check your file sizes and see if this comment is referring to you....:blush: Mar 27, 2010 #4 bestman TS Rookie Topic Starter thank you for the response.
  10. When you next open OE a new Inbox will be created and hopefully that will solve the problem.

Outlook Express Not Deleting Emails

sunny0ne replied Nov 6, 2016 at 1:44 PM Difficulty working with files Xynd replied Nov 6, 2016 at 1:42 PM Potential virus? "SupTab" GiraffeMan replied Nov 6, 2016 at 1:38 PM THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THE GREAT INFO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Outlook Express Won't Delete Emails Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Cannot Delete Emails In Outlook Express Windows Xp Thank you for the help.

throoper, Apr 4, 2007 #7 Brian W. http://skimwp.org/delete-email/cannot-delete-messages-from-inbox-outlook-express.php I cannot do a thing with that email -- if I could move it to a folder, I would, (specifically to the Deleted Items folder), but it won't budge. afishinado, Jun 2, 2008 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter. Can't Delete Emails In Outlook 2010

This is pretty simple to do. Start by clearing the deleted folder, then run 'clean up now' to compact unused space. Great info it worked great, I can now delete messages the normal way again. have a peek at these guys Details in the above link.

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I do trust the people who led me to it several years ago.Chas 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - One other way that might work is by huoml · 10 years ago

I also went to store folder under maintanance to see my email path. Thanks again! Mar 26, 2010 #3 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 I did not say 'delete' the actual file. Cannot Delete Email In Outlook 2013 Unknown Error Thread Starter Joined: Dec 13, 2002 Messages: 66 Thanks throoper.

Everyone seems to be having trouble with that?regards 0Votes Share Flag Back to Software Forum 4 total posts (Page 1 of 1)   We are more than just a forum Check I can't delete any files from the inbox tho. This is pretty simple to do. http://skimwp.org/delete-email/cannot-delete-messages-my-inbox-outlook-express.php Did some more research (thank you, Google) and found out (from Microsoft's own website -- imagine that!) that if you click on a corrupt (or infected) email once to select it,

Click on Start>Run. Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top garymonz Posts: 3 This post has been reported. Didn't work for me.... Press Control+C (both at the same time) to copy the address to the clipboard.

The store folder containing all the DBX files should open. 9. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - oe6 by dsamesame / November 19, 2008 8:51 AM PST In reply to: deleting the delte file in outlook express open oe6 go Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Advertisement Brian W. You may also...

This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. You delete emails from deleted.dbx by opening OE, selecting deleted items folder in the interface, then right-click and choose 'empty deleted items'. I can now delete again. Stay logged in Sign up now!