Help! to recover deleted OE mail !!

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Punkychan, Apr 8, 2006.

  1. Punkychan

    Punkychan OSNN Addict

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    Aaarrgghh!!! Help ! I accidentally deleted business e mails from my wife's OE !!Now she's angry !!! help !!how to recover !
     
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    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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  3. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    You may be able to recover them if you do not compact the mailboxes. If you have compacted the mailboxes then the messages are most likely gone forever.

    Do a search - recover deleted outlook express mail

    Lots of utilities available for this purpose and some are free.
     
  4. Punkychan

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    Thanks .found the dbx file but can't open it ..how to do it or where to transfer ?
     
  5. kcnychief

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    Go to its account properties and click on advanced. If "Leave a copy of messages on server" is checked then call it's ISP and have them recover her deleted mail.
     
  7. Punkychan

    Punkychan OSNN Addict

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    no...tried all..could not be retrieved yet.....
     
  8. Punkychan

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    What do you mean by 'compacted' the mail box ??
     
  9. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    Every so often outlook pops up a message that asks if you want to archive your email. It compresses the data file if you say yes. You can also set it to autoarchive (compresses them automatically).


    Fall back plan is you email each of the people you have been swapping important email with and ask if they have copies. We do this all the time at work. It's so common no one even laughs when you ask. (If you are too embarased say the server crashed.)
     
  10. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    I don't think Outlook Express does that, only full blown Outlook.