Outlook Express Problems Help Me Please!!!!!

By ruggiesgirl
Feb 3, 2008
  1. When I Log Into My Outlook Express It Automatically Starts To Send Mail That Is Bad. I Have Tried To Delete It In Outbox But It Wont Let Me. It Says No Message Attached. I Am About To Have A breakdown Any Help Out There?WHEN I TRY TO GO TO MY OUTBOX NOW TO CLICK ON THE MESSAGE TO DELETE THE ITEM IT FREEZES MY EMAIL.

    Thanks Tammie :(
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    In OE

    Select View -> Go to Folder -> Local Folders -> Outbox OK

    Remove any unwanted emails, that are trying to be sent!
  3. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Option #2

    Download this small TOOL (this is safe to use)
    Fully close Outlook Express

    Run the newly downloaded "open_oe_store.vbs"
    When the folder opens
    Right click on "Outbox.dbx" and select rename
    Type in OLD.dbx (actually the name doesn't matter)

    Close the folder
    Open Outlook Express

    Is it now OK ?
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,150   +597

    1- disconnect from the Internet BEFORE starting OE
    2- start it and delete :)
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