Can’t Delete Outlook Express Mail


I can’t delete anything in my outlook express.  First I thought It was my computer, but it wasn’t.  It was just in Outlook Express.

Solution:

There are too many emails in your box.  First delete the Delete Items Folder by going into:  C:\Documents and Settings\YOUR COMPUTERNAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\XXXXXXXXXXX RANDOM LETTERS AND NUMBERS\Microsoft\Outlook Express

Look for the “Deleted Items.dbx” file and rename it “Deleted Items-old.dbx”.  Then restart your outlook express.  The program should create a new deleted items.dbx file and you should be able to delete emails again.

If that’s still not enough, try deleting the ” Sent Items.dbx ” file.  Both not as important.

Others have also mentioned compacting the inbox via Tools/Options/Maintenance…

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