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Create another Identity then make it the default one.You can import your messages & accounts after you have set this up.Please post back if you have any more problems or questions.If Here's how it works. i'm familiar with computers and this gave me a headache. Solution In Outllook Express, go to Tools => Options => Maintenance tab and click on storage folder to locate where your folders are store on the hard drive. this content

Stay logged in Sign up now! Update the anti-virus program on your computer and do a system scan This should be the very first step - time consuming but worth the effort. 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 Not sure how it happened, but I only had 15 or so emails in inbox, and always clear it every couple of days. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/cant-delete-messages-in-outlook-express

Outlook Express Won't Delete Emails

Brian W., Apr 4, 2007 #3 throoper Trusted Advisor Joined: Jan 20, 2007 Messages: 5,166 Hi Brian W., A friend had that problem and deleted the Inbox.dbx file. I know that I can delete the deleted items.dbx, but I don't know how to do that (I can't find the file). Already have an account?

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  3. A good anti-virus program should fix this Outlook Express problem if it escaped its notice.
  4. Though it's not easy to point to the exact cause of this issue (I don't have access to yours or Judy's computer), we can make some sensible judgements as to why
  5. Close the Outlook Express program.
  6. This brings up a small window with the path to the storage folders directory.
  7. You delete emails from deleted.dbx by opening OE, selecting deleted items folder in the interface, then right-click and choose 'empty deleted items'.
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However, I can delete them from their either!! This is pretty simple to do. If you don't know how to do it, just ask and I'll post instructions. Outlook Express Not Deleting Emails You may be one of the unfortunate few to be victim to a newly launched virus or worm.

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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 Cannot Delete Emails In Outlook Express Windows Xp If it's a single email that's causing Outlook Express to behave erratically we know the source of the problem; that message could contain a virus or a worm. 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 This forces a real delete.

Can't Delete Emails In Outlook 2010

Find the one named Inbox and delete it. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/outlook-express-6-can-t-delete-emails-302450/ Great info it worked great, I can now delete messages the normal way again. Outlook Express Won't Delete Emails Still no luck. Can't Delete Emails In Outlook 2007 DoubleHelix, Apr 4, 2007 #2 Brian W.

Does anyone have any idea what error could be, and how to fix? news Just follow the steps below. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly. afishinado, Jun 2, 2008 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Outlook Can't Delete Email From Inbox

Discussions cover types of Web browsers (ranging from Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, to Windows Internet Explorer), plug-ins, Latest e-mail providers ranging from G-mail to Yahoo mail, VoIP software, chat clients, fixing security Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. This is pretty simple to do. have a peek at these guys Thanks Share Flag This conversation is currently closed to new comments. 4 total posts (Page 1 of 1)   + Follow this Discussion · | Thread display: Collapse - | Expand

i "show hidden files" and in local settings/path/outlook express, rt click delete the inbox.dbx bearone2, Oct 19, 2007 #10 coffeequeen Joined: Oct 19, 2007 Messages: 2 Hahahah! Cannot Delete Email In Outlook 2013 Unknown Error Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. So first select and drag all the messages in a temporary folder (create on the Desktop); you can then drag them back to the inbox when you open Outlook Express again

You'll need to save everything in your inbox somewhere else because when you delete the inbox they go away.

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This is pretty simple to do. 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 throoper, Apr 4, 2007 #7 Brian W. check my blog Now right-click and choose the "Copy" option.

If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). There are more suggestions on http://icrontic.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25672 It is possible to delete deleted.dbx but you need XP settings to allow you to see the file. I have been going crazy trying to figure out my problem till I found this forum. Details in the above link.

Open OE and save or move any messages you want in the Inbox. by Peconet Tietokoneet-217038187993258194678069903632 · 8 years ago In reply to Can't delete emails from ... Thanks. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Deleted Items Folder by Mehul Bhai · 8 years ago In reply to Can't delete emails from ... Is there a way to view a deleted web page - one that is no longer available?