Outlook Express Repair Toolbox

Solution for restoring e-mails from unreadable folders in Outlook Express. Extracts messages from corrupted *.dbx files.

Step.1

Download software from website.


Step.2

Start Install software:

  • Press on downloaded installation file in browser
  • Select a downloaded installation file in Windows Explorer and press Enter or double click on it.

Step.3

Please confirm warning message:


Step.4

Run installation wizard:


Step.5

Run program:

  • Double click on icon on desktop:

    or

  • Select from main menu: Start | Programs | Outlook Express Repair Toolbox | Outlook Express Repair Toolbox


Step.6

Press on Next button:


Step.7

Please select folder with Outlook Express dbx files


Step.8

Press on Next button:


Step.9

Select DBX files for recovery.


Step.10

Press on Start Recovery button:


Step.11

Press on Next button:


Step.12

Select folder for saving a recovered messages


Step.13

Press on Next button:


Step.14

You save a recovered messages by:

  • checking emails for saving and press on Save Checked button

    Or

  • save all messages by press on Save All button


Step.15

Please create a new empty Outlook Express folder:


Step.15.1

Open folder with Outlook Express .dbx files in Windows Explorer. You can find path to Outlook Express store folders by:

  • open Tools | Options… menu item in Outlook Express
  • press on Maintenance tab
  • press on Store Folder button
  • select and copy path by press Ctrl+V


Step.15.2

Move damaged dbx file in safety place from Outlook Express store folder


Step.15.3

Start Outlook Express


Step.15.4

Click on damaged folder in Folders panel. Outlook Express create new empty DBX file with correct name in store folder.


Step.16

Open folders with recovered messages in Windows Explorer


Step.17

Select .eml files in Windows Explorer using the Shift + arrow keys or the Ctrl key + the left mouse button.


Step.18

Use your mouse to drag the selected .eml files to the Outlook Express folder.