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    OLE 5.0 – DBX Files why can’t I view ?

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    by m.c. 2001 ·

    I wiped and reloaded my Outlook Express and when I put the files back in that I put on my desktop to store until ready to put back into OLE 5.0 I can not read them or put them back into my new Outlook Express.Is there anyway I can get to use these files again?
    Thanx for any help.

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    • #3849906

      OLE 5.0 – DBX Files why can’t I view ?

      by jovajo ·

      In reply to OLE 5.0 – DBX Files why can’t I view ?

      1. Create a folder with the name Mail in C:2. Copy all the *.DBX files into this folder
      3. In OExpress go to File => Import => Messages => Outlook Express 5 => Next => Import Mail from an OE5 directory => OK => Browse => Select the C:\Mail folder => OK => Next …. Done
      Another way is to replace the DBX files from current OExpress with your old DBX files.
      Regards

    • #3849994

      OLE 5.0 – DBX Files why can’t I view ?

      by jmatt ·

      In reply to OLE 5.0 – DBX Files why can’t I view ?

      http://www.sover.net/~whoi/WinUtils3.html

      Panic Over ( POP ) saves your email, address book, favorites
      and docs so you can restore them after a reload of
      Windows 98. You must have a D or E drive to run this program.

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      http://chattanooga.net/~scochran/DBXtract.htm

      OE5 has a proprietary binary format that makes archiving
      individual messages difficult. In addition, a number of
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      become corrupted and OE can not read them. Consequently,
      they have lost all the messages in that folder.

      DBXtract.exe extracts all mail and news messages from
      individual dbx files. After extracting the messages one
      can drag them from a Windows Explorer folder into an Outlook
      Express mail folder.

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    • #3800416

      OLE 5.0 – DBX Files why can’t I view ?

      by m.c. 2001 ·

      In reply to OLE 5.0 – DBX Files why can’t I view ?

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