It is feasible to recover corrupt 'Sent Items' folder through Outlook Express Recovery Tool

Oct 30 13:33 2010 Mohit Mathur Print This Article


Have you ever observed that Outlook Express showing abnormal behavior. For example,Guest Posting sometimes it happens that Outlook Express mail operations do not work properly. Operations, like sending, receiving mails stop responding. Various other problems related to mail-operations occur. This behavior occurs because of any possible corruption of Outlook Express DBX file. Failure of power, fatal virus attack, and system failure are the main causes. So, always maintain a backup in your system. However, if the backup falls short to recover, then make yourself ready to use a third party Outlook Express Recovery software.Suppose, Outlook Express is used by you as a primary e-mail application. On day, you noticed that when an e-mail message is sent through Outlook Express application, the message is sent successfully and message has been received by the recipient. But the worst part is that the message does not appear in the 'Sent Items' folder. When you see a message that has been sent in the Sent Items folder, it comes out to be blank. This behavior is noticed with each and every mail that has been already sent to the recipients. Cause:The folder of 'Sent Items' of Outlook Express is corrupt or damaged. Due to which above problem arises.  Resolution:To tackle above problem you need to follow few steps so that you can easily perform operations of Outlook Express. As, the Outlook Express 'Sent Items' folder is stored as Sent Items.dbx on hard disk.  First of all, know the location of the .dbx file and then try to change the name of the file and delete it.  To rename or delete the file follow some steps as discussed below:(1) Close Outlook Express application.(2) Make sure that the view of hidden files and folders are enable in folder options.(3) Go to Start >> Search >> All files and folders.(4) Enter 'Sent Items.dbx' and press Search button.(5) If 'Sent Items.dbx' file gets found, then right-click the 'Sent Items.dbx' file.(6) After right clicking the file, various options you will appear. If you want to delete, then 'delete' it. If you want to change the name of the file, rename it as Sent Items.old dbx file.(7) And at last give command to Outlook Express to make a new empty 'Sent Items' folder.But mails of the corrupted folder cannot be recovered by performing above steps. To recover mails,  latest backup will be a much help. But if the backup is not available and if it falls short to recover mails, then make use of a third party Outlook Express Recovery Tool. You can opt for a tool to Recover Outlook Express mails according to your choice by searching number of the tools on Internet. Stellar Phoenix Outlook Express Recovery v3.0 is one such software.Stellar Phoenix Outlook Express Recovery v3.0 is an advanced tool that performs Outlook Express Recovery with great ease and recovers Outlook Express messages as .dbx files. Additionally, it recovers .dbx files from different storage media, such as floppy disks, hard drives, CD-Rom's, and Zip disks. The tool recovers .dbx files of Outlook Express 5.x and 6.x.

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Mohit Mathur
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Mohit Mathur has passion for writing Technical articles. He is right now writing articles related to products like Recover Outlook Express & DBX Repair and has now become a professional writer.

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