Outlook Express is an Email management software developed by Microsoft. A file extension called by DBX used by Express Mail client to store emails and other details. In Outlook Express DBX Folders are created which store different mailbox folder to store emails. For each mailbox, Outlook express creates different DBX file. For ex, for Inbox mailbox file, an inbox.dbx file is created, Similarly, for Sent Mailbox, a sent.dbx file is created by Outlook Express.
Corruption issues in DBX File and solution to Fix DBX File Error:
A DBX file responsible for managing the account emails of the Outlook express. But sometimes user faces trouble during opening the emails files of Outlook express. These issues related to corruption of DBX file or damaged DBX file. Since Outlook express suffers from some file related error that can lead to corruption in DBX file. So the user has to repair DBX file to solve this kind of issues. Whenever file size of DBX file rises and reached to 2 GB or more, lead to corruption in database files. AS it supports HTML emails and scripts file, easily get infected by the virus or malware items. As result, performance issues arise when files reached to their file size limit, Emails, not sent or received by the user, Even small problem can unable to the user view their Emails and other files. To fix DBX file problem related to Outlook, first of all, we have to understand types of error generated due to DBX file.
Types of Error
Some error is list below arises due to corrupt DBX file listed below are:
- File size issues error
- Infected file due to error
- Msoe.dll or MSIMN Error
- 0x800c013b Outlook Express (Sending message Error):
- 0x800c013c Outlook Express (Receiving message Error)
- Permission Denied Path/ File Error
- Low Disk space or low Memory
- Permission Denied Problem
Note: To solve these kinds of error, user can go for manual methods to fix DBX File Error
Manual method to Repair DBX File in Outlook Express File
The user can go for the manual method to resolve issued related to corruption in DBX file. Using manual steps a user can try to reduce the possibility of corruption in DBX file, even repair DBX file themselves. As many issues raised due to the size of DBX file of Outlook express.
Some method is mention below to Fix DBX File are:
- Compacting File Size
- Moving Message Folder
- Fix error 0x800c013b
- Fix error 0x800c013c
Tips to avoid corruption issues in DBX file:
1. Always try to take manually compact the Folder of DBX file, since Automatic compaction in the background can easily increase the size of DBX file.
2. Remove anti-virus scanner or uninstall it, Sometimes anti-virus cause problem during sending process of messages in Outlook Express.
3. Try not to archive Sent Mailbox files.
If user not able to solve their problem with the help of mentioned manual methods, a user can go for third party tool to recover email from DBX file. This tool can easily repair DBX file of Outlook Express application & even it restore permanently deleted email files from DBX files. A user can store recovered emails into different file formats such as PST, MSG, EML, & DBX support by different email clients.
In this article, we discussed problem-related to corruption in DBX file. Since DBX File easily damaged due to file size and other software and hardware issues. To repair DBX file, a user can follow a manual method or take preventive messages to fix DBX file, if emails of DBX file not recovered due to above methods, a user can go for other third party tools, which easily repair dbx file of Outlook Express.
This is Guest post by James smith from SysToolsGroup