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Aimee Dexter wrote: Try doing a "compact." Tools -> Options -> Maintenance -> Clean Up Now -> Compact. Thank you so much for your help. It solved the problem temporarily - I got rid of a message I wanted. 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. this content

Brian W. Can't delete messages in inbox or deleted folder. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Advertisement Brian W. I would appreciate your info to delete the Inbox .dbx file.

Can't Delete Emails In Outlook 2010

The messages left (the ones I'm trying to get rid of) are just simple, short text messages with no attachments. Open OE and save or move any messages you want in the Inbox. You will need to delete the INBOX.dbx. (Your OS may be set to hide the 3 letter extensions, so it may just say INBOX.") If you do not see these files, If that does not work, try moving any other mail in that folder to a "holder" folder, then you can try manually deleting the inbox folder from the hard drive.

Had time to write two thank you notes during the time I waited for the computer to do its thing. Also, it would be a good idea to clean out all your temporary files. Dexter... 0 Bert-Coules Mar 2005 edited Mar 2005 Dexter wrote: Did you try the instructions I posted in post #6 above? Outlook Express Not Deleting Emails Dexter... 0 steelerschickfl Jan 2005 edited Jan 2005 She is running Windows XP.

I have to delete the folder and then recreate it. Log In :: Register :: Search Forums Groups Popular • New Topics • New Posts Read Discussion Reply to All 7 [Resolved] Can't delete messages in Outlook Express That may compact the attachments enough that you can delete the messages. my site Earlier today in an effort to clear out some of those messages in my Inbox, I made a new folder entitled 'TRASH', moving a bunch to the new folder.

Aimee Glad to have helped. Cannot Delete Email In Outlook 2013 Unknown Error Not sure how it happened, but I only had 15 or so emails in inbox, and always clear it every couple of days. To insure the problem would be solved, I had you delete all dbx files so all new ones would be re-made when you opened Outlook Express for the first time again. If I returned to the program later in the day, I was successful but since it's now been two days with no results, I called my ISP, Comcast.

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  • Or if you have ever used more than one Outlook Express Profile, you will have an identity folder for each one.

Outlook Express Won't Delete Emails

There is not enough memory." For the 2nd I do not get an error message or anything. Make a new folder in Outlook Express (call it "Saved Messages" or something like that) and move the messages you want to keep into there.) This should solve your problem. Can't Delete Emails In Outlook 2010 Please report exactly what happens. Can't Delete Emails In Outlook 2007 Already have an account?

SoCal 16 Oct Story Time With Digi: A Visit to The Pokemon Go Mecca As some of you might know, The Pokemon Go Mecca is The Santa Monica Pier in Santa http://skimwp.org/delete-email/cannot-delete-from-outlook-express.php Basically once she gets to the folder: C:\Documents and Settings\OWNER\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities there should only be one subdirectory that is named with a string of characters like that one above. This forces a real delete. I'll be dragging today, but it was worth it! Outlook Can't Delete Email From Inbox

You are the man, Dexter! She has 2 e-mails in her Outlook Express that will not delete that are from me in November. Like I said, everything on that computer is duplicated elsewhere. have a peek at these guys Here are the instructions for getting to the message store folder.

Pwease help! Cannot Delete Emails In Outlook Express Windows Xp But it's possible you need to go to Control Panel>Folder Options first and tell that to (a) show hidden and system files and (b) NOT hide file extensions of known file And now save the damaged dbx files in the safe folder, they can be useful. 0 Kellie London, UK Aug 2006 edited Aug 2006 Dexter wrote: OK, make sure Outlook Express

I think there is a 2 gigabyte limit for ANY folder in MSIE by default.

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Let me know how that goes. 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? Brian W., Apr 6, 2007 #8 coffeequeen Joined: Oct 19, 2007 Messages: 2 OMGoodness, sure did work like a charm! check my blog Read this post to learn how to do that if you do not know how to do that: http://www.short-media.com/forum/showpost.php?p=172588&postcount=3 So, once you identify the Inbox.dbx file, delete it.

Voila! The directory that has a TEST_FOLDER_TEST.dbx file is your current one. For the one with 3 mpegs I get the error message "The selected message(s) could not be moved. T.Click to expand...

Did it, and it works now. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... When you next open Outlook Express a new Inbox will be created and hopefully that will solve the problem

Back An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this I've had one for about four months, but couldn't get it to work.

You will need to delete the INBOX.dbx. (Your OS may be set to hide the 3 letter extensions, so it may just say INBOX.") If you do not see these files, Click on Tools>Options>Maintenance tab>Store Folder. 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 afishinado, Jun 2, 2008 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.

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