Repair Cannot Delete Messages From Outlook Express 6 (Solved)

Home > Delete Email > Cannot Delete Messages From Outlook Express 6

Cannot Delete Messages From Outlook Express 6

Contents

Okay Brian W. Brian W., Apr 4, 2007 #6 throoper Trusted Advisor Joined: Jan 20, 2007 Messages: 5,166 DoubleHelix said: If you do that, you'll lose everything in your Inbox, so save any messages Here are the instructions for getting to the message store folder. I have to delete the folder and then recreate it. Check This Out

Compact it from File>Folder in Outlook Express2. This is pretty simple to do. Icrontic › All Discussions › Science & Tech Talk to Us Twitter @icrontic Facebook Page IRC Channel Steam Group The 5¢ Tour About Us Our Epic History Team Fortress 2 Battlefield It will not let me send it to this folder ...Any help would me appreciated ... http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/cant-delete-messages-in-outlook-express

Outlook Express Won't Delete Emails

I've had one for about four months, but couldn't get it to work. In the search box tell that your looking for Delete*.dbx on the c:-drive and you'll find it. Timberlandko passed away a while ago now.

Aimee 0 «123» Go Comments Dexter Vancouver, BC Canada Jan 2005 edited Jan 2005 Try doing a "compact." Tools -> Options -> Maintenance -> Clean Up Now -> Compact. Bert Coules wrote: Can I just delete them? (Though perhaps first I'll try renaming the files and moving them over to the proper Identity folder to see just what's in them). 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 Outlook Express Not Deleting Emails You'll be in the Application Data folder. 0 Kellie London, UK Aug 2006 edited Aug 2006 Kellie wrote: Thanks Dexter, but I don't have a file labelled owner, I have either

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 Can't Delete Emails In Outlook 2010 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? I did find something strange. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-outlook-express-6-cant-delete-emails.558048/ TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds.

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Cannot Delete Emails In Outlook Express Windows Xp soaringseagull, Nov 27, 2007 #14 afishinado Joined: Jun 2, 2008 Messages: 2 Bummer... That may compact the attachments enough that you can delete the messages. This will open the Disk Cleanup Manager.

  1. If you want to do that, you may need some further instructions as to where to find the inbox file if you do not know where to look.
  2. Did it, and it works now.
  3. I've tried looking on the net for help & at lovely Microsoft, but I only found 1 thing even remotely related to what I am looking for.
  4. 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.
  5. Open OE and save or move any messages you want in the Inbox.
  6. About four of ten I can't delete no matter what I try.
  7. Join our site today to ask your question.

Can't Delete Emails In Outlook 2010

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. Then the next time you start Outlook Express, it will create a new inbox file for you. ***NOTE: make sure you have saved any other e-mail in the inbox that you Outlook Express Won't Delete Emails Next time I wont let the inbox accumulate 3000+ messages. Can't Delete Emails In Outlook 2007 Let me know how that goes.

When I click the delete button I get a one or two second hourglass, and then nothing happens. his comment is here Here's how it works. Too bad MS did away with the little Outlook Express E-mail client because it was a very nice and simple program for folks to use and work with. Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Outlook Can't Delete Email From Inbox

Thanks so much Throoper! Just follow the steps below. It would do many, many things you are probably not even aware of. this contact form Find the one named Inbox and delete it.

Mar 27, 2010 #5 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. Cannot Delete Email In Outlook 2013 Unknown Error Let me know how that goes. There is not enough memory." For the 2nd I do not get an error message or anything.

I deleted both the "inbox.dbx" file and the "delete.dbx" file, restarted OE, and all is now well.

My Outlook Express just recently started to not allow me to delete messages. Wish they all were down to earth and humorous as you and timber--I'd probably be spending two hours a day here. throoper, Apr 4, 2007 #7 Brian W. Outlook Express Can't Delete Emails Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

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. Any suggestions? I hadn't tried it (I was waiting to see if my slightly different query would maybe need a different approach) but I've tried it now, and it seems to have done http://inviewsoftware.com/delete-email/cannot-delete-messages-from-outlook-express.html I went back into OE, copied a single message into the test folder, returned to Windows Explorer - and there it was.

Yes. 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. Dexter... 0 Dexter Vancouver, BC Canada Jan 2005 edited Jan 2005 OK, I need to know what OS she is running (Windows XP, 2000, ME, 98, etc) and what her username Go into it, then into the subfolders: Microsoft\Outlook Express In there you will see several files with ".dbx" as the extension type.

Stay logged in Sign up now! Loading... Unless there is a way to log in as administrator that I haven't figured out yet, which is completely possible. Thanks so much!

The store folder containing all the DBX files should open. You found the friendliest gaming & tech geeks around. Thanks so much! Go into it, then into the subfolders: Microsoft\Outlook Express In there you will see several files with ".dbx" as the extension type.

Already have an account? There isn't an option on hers to log in as administrator, so she is under Owner. Insurer Mar 26, 2010 #1 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 Maybe you reached the limit of Outlook express. T.Click to expand...

Same for the folder that's a billion gibberish characters long inside the identities folder. 0 Kellie London, UK Aug 2006 edited Aug 2006 Thrax wrote: Okay, can you right click on You are great! where ya been? 0 Replies Mustang 1 Reply Wed 21 Sep, 2005 11:59 pm timber, I'm glad I decided to check my email before turning in for 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.

This forces a real delete. Please try again now or at a later time. I'll be dragging today, but it was worth it! 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).