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can anyone help me, my pc has compressed my inbox emails , where do they go
and how can i get them back. any help would be very nice


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I have a large number of emails that I would like to attach to a new email. Is there a way to compress the individual emails or the folder that contains them? Thank you in advance for your assistance

Whenever I close Outlook Express, it requests for compress the email folders?
Does anyone have any suggestions on how to disable this request?
Thanks in advance for any suggestions
Eric

I am asking on behalf of a friend who the other might when opening inbox was
asked if he would like his inbox emails compressed, he said yeas and now
can't find them
Any idea where they could be?
SKB


After doing an inbox compression, the inbox file was renamed with a .bak extension.  I have followed the recommendations of customer service, essentially renaming the file inbox.dbx, but outlook and outlook express still don't recognize the file as a .dbx type.  Is there any way to access my compressed emails?

 

The customer service recommendations haven't worked.

Thanks

Hello -
I have recently switched computers and would like to import all of my old
archived email's from the old computer to the new. It looks like there is
just one file with all of these compressed emails (archive.pst). Is there an
option within outlook to automatically import this to the new computer?

--
Regards,
Dave

I can't find any compressed files in the folder that OE says it uses to store
compressed files. As a matter of fact I've been dutifully compressing files
when OE asks me to and now I can't find those files anymore. My inbox.dbx
only has the files that OE left there after compression (emails received in
the last 6 months).
The same goes for sent mails and deleted mails.

Can anyone help me out?

Some of my Outlook Express' mails are too large due to the
attachments.
Is there a way to shrink them by:
1. compress a mail's attachment first,
2. and then replace its original attachment with the
compressed file?

I can do this manually, but too time-consuming.

Is there a tool to do this automatically?

Ting

I have just bought a new PC. OS is Window XP. And the version of Outlook
express is 6. Why it always ask me to compress email. Even when I just switch
on the pc and OE not yet opened. Please help. Anywhere I can choose for not
asking me to compress?

I have just bought a new PC. OS is Window XP. And the version of Outlook
express is 6. Why it always ask me to compress email. Even when I just switch
on the pc and OE not yet opened. Please help. Anywhere I can choose for not
asking me to compress?

"y" wrote in message news:...

"Golfnut" wrote in message
...
Well I have solved the problem.

Nothing whatsoever to do with registry. Thanks to a guiding comment from
PA
Bear I switched of the association that zone alarm had with emails. Hey
presto OE now opens. Strange that it had been running with it for over a
year.

Thanks very much for your help. I will pass on recommendations.

"Golfnut" wrote:

Sorry, but this is far too complicated for me to follow. What is meant
by
export the entire HKCUidentities key. I got as far as force identity
script.
This didn't work and I am not confident enough to continue with messing
around in regedit. OE is a pain in the proverbial.

I need spoon feeding from here, sorry.

Golfnut

"PA Bear" wrote:

Start he http://www.insideoe.com/problems/errors.htm#crash (all of
it).

General OE Caveats:

- Don't use Inbox or Sent Items to archive messages. Move them to
local
folders created for this purpose.

- Empty Deleted Items folder daily.

- Disable Background Compacting [N/A in SP2] and frequently perform a
manual
compact of all OE folders while "working offline". More at
http://www.insideoe.com/files/maintain.htm.

- WinXP SP2 only: Do not attempt to close OE via Task Manager or
shutdown
your machine if Automatic Compacting is taking place.

- WinXP SP2 only: If your machine is fully up-to-date at Windows
Update,
installing the following patch (KB918766) will help to avoid such data
loss
in the futu
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...2-98af2256ccc3

This patch will be included in the next Cumulative Update for Outlook
Express/WinXP SP2.

- Your anti-virus application's email scanning feature can also cause
corruption. Disable it. It provides no additional protection.
--
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE/OE, Shell/User, Security), AH-VSOP

Golfnut wrote:
Hi, I am completely new to this so here goes.

I cannot open Outlook Express. The last thing that happened was upon
closing
a dialogue box appeared asking if I wanted to compress emails to
save disk
space. I clicked yes. Since then I cannot open it at all. I have
imported
all addresses and emails to Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird and can
use
them but not Outlook Express. Any suggestions please?

Hi, I am completely new to this so here goes.

I cannot open Outlook Express. The last thing that happened was upon closing
a dialogue box appeared asking if I wanted to compress emails to save disk
space. I clicked yes. Since then I cannot open it at all. I have imported all
addresses and emails to Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird and can use them but
not Outlook Express. Any suggestions please?

"y" wrote in message news:...

"y" wrote in message news:...

"Golfnut" wrote in message
...
Well I have solved the problem.

Nothing whatsoever to do with registry. Thanks to a guiding comment from
PA
Bear I switched of the association that zone alarm had with emails. Hey
presto OE now opens. Strange that it had been running with it for over a
year.

Thanks very much for your help. I will pass on recommendations.

"Golfnut" wrote:

Sorry, but this is far too complicated for me to follow. What is meant
by
export the entire HKCUidentities key. I got as far as force identity
script.
This didn't work and I am not confident enough to continue with messing
around in regedit. OE is a pain in the proverbial.

I need spoon feeding from here, sorry.

Golfnut

"PA Bear" wrote:

Start he http://www.insideoe.com/problems/errors.htm#crash (all of
it).

General OE Caveats:

- Don't use Inbox or Sent Items to archive messages. Move them to
local
folders created for this purpose.

- Empty Deleted Items folder daily.

- Disable Background Compacting [N/A in SP2] and frequently perform a
manual
compact of all OE folders while "working offline". More at
http://www.insideoe.com/files/maintain.htm.

- WinXP SP2 only: Do not attempt to close OE via Task Manager or
shutdown
your machine if Automatic Compacting is taking place.

- WinXP SP2 only: If your machine is fully up-to-date at Windows
Update,
installing the following patch (KB918766) will help to avoid such
data
loss
in the futu
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...2-98af2256ccc3

This patch will be included in the next Cumulative Update for Outlook
Express/WinXP SP2.

- Your anti-virus application's email scanning feature can also cause
corruption. Disable it. It provides no additional protection.
--
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE/OE, Shell/User, Security), AH-VSOP

Golfnut wrote:
Hi, I am completely new to this so here goes.

I cannot open Outlook Express. The last thing that happened was
upon
closing
a dialogue box appeared asking if I wanted to compress emails to
save disk
space. I clicked yes. Since then I cannot open it at all. I have
imported
all addresses and emails to Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird and can
use
them but not Outlook Express. Any suggestions please?

My OE version is 6.00.2900.2180 (xpsp_sp2)Recently, in Outlook Express 6,
several times got messages asking if I wish to compress
email folders. Responded "No".(Probably a mistake!)

Subsequently, upon opening Outlook Express 6, saw error message:

Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library
Runtime Error!
Program: C:ProgramOutlook Expressmain.exe
abnormal program terminationSubsequently, the error message changed
slightly:Instead of "abnormal program termination", it said:"This
application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual
way.Please contact the application's support team for more information."

If I click OK or AX (to close the message), Outlook Express closes.

In addition, I have lost all files in my Hotmail account.
I ran Anti-virus pigmy-no traces, SpySweeper found 3 cookies-eliminated,
AdAware-1
cookie, eliminated. Problem still occurs.

I am running Windows XP Pro SP2, Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Suite,
Webroot Spy Sweeper.I have turned off Anti-virus email and webmail scanning.
Spw Sweeper is not scanning email.I tried manual folder compaction (after
all the above errors) but I get a message that the folders are in use so I
don't know if compaction ever happened.I installed OE6 KB918766 also.
Nik

hi

Is there a way to compress all send & receive email from exchange 2007 management shell to save bandwidth ?

thanks

Windows SP Pro SP2, Office 2003 STD SP2, POP3/SMTP

I have a user who cannot send multiple email file attachments from Outlook
2003 when the attachments are compressed .JPG files. The message is sent but
the message is delivered to the recipient without the file attachments. He
can send other attachments (multiple) without issue, and can send compressed
JPG files 1 or 2 at a time. I can reproduce the issue on the users computer.
I cannot reproduce the issue on another computer.

--
Dennis

When I insert an image in an email, the quality is always reduced once it is
sent. How could I make sure that the quality I see is the one received? I do
not want any compression of my picture, it reduces the quality of my picture.

When inserting JPG images into the body of an HTML newsletter (in an
email-based newsletter) all is fine until I click Send, and the Outlook 2007
compresses both the quality and size of the embedded images. I don't want
gthis, as I prefer to do it myself, and just want Outlook to send the images
as is.

I have scoured the configuration settings and cannot find anything to turn
this off.

Email: With left margin set, the right margin compresses by @ 1/2 & font
decreases:

1)on sceen for at least some addressees;
2) and when I try to print the message.

I'm asking this for a friend, so pardon any misconceptions on my part. She
has Outlook Express 6.0. A month or so ago, her Outlook either auto-compacted
her email folders or as she wrote me, "compressed" them. Regardless, she is
now missing emails. How can they be retrieved? Thanks in advance.

When I used to email pictures to friends, I used the Win XP facility to
automatically compress photos before sending them. That worked well with XP
and Outlook XP, but it seems to be disabled now. Is there a work around?
Regards Reg

I have about 5 gigs of saved email messages on my hard drive.
How can I be sure that they are occupying the minimum amount of space?
Is there some way to compress them to remove space between the messages I
have deleted?

Outlook Express sometimes pops up an email "Do you want to compress"?
When I say yes, I sometimes lose the most recent month of email. Its
as if the compress process is interrupted before it can get to the last
month, or perhaps there is just something wrong with it. Is this a
common occurrence with Outlook Express? Is there any way to recover
the lost emails?

One of our secretaries answered "yes" when asked to compress, and all of her
emails disappeared. They were not in the Deleted folder, and I don't know
where to look to find them. Any thoughts would be appreciated.

Outlook Express performed it's compressing function upon closing the program
and when I opened it the next day, 5 months worth if email were gone. Any
ideas and suggestions gratefully accepted! TIA
Don


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