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Outlook Express emails disappeared - can I get them back?

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    MarkLam123posted 2 years ago

    Outlook Express emails disappeared - can I get them back?

    A user opens his Outlook Express 6 (all windows updates up to date) this morning and finds that his inbox is empty.  200-odd messages that were there yesterday have disappeared.  I have checked that the View is set to All Messages, and it is.  No rules in existence.  New emails arriving are adding to the inbox.  Other folders (sent, deleted) have the same content as yesterday.

    It seems to be the files related to the inbox had a problem, or physically got deleted, and OE6 just self-recovered by giving the user an inbox with nothing in it.

    Is there anything I can do, other than scanning hard d

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    Faceless39posted 2 years ago

    I haven't heard of anyone using that in the past 15 years. I suggest you move to Gmail or some other less volatile webmail service. ??

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    shermansrt32posted 2 years ago

    You need to repair Inbox.dbx file with one of these tools:
    Outlook Express Repair Kit - http://www.outlookexpress.repair/

 
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