missing messages. If none of them help, they're gone.
> Dear Robear Dyer (PA Bear),
> Thanks for your msg.
> I am using windows XP pro with SP2.
> With Norton Antivirus 2006.
> I will explain you in brief, what happens before causing this problem.
> While I was closing outlook Express6, it triggered one msg asking compact
> outlook msg to free disk space and then I pressed -yes
> after that next day when I open OE6, I found all msg in some of the my
> folders are disappeared and send items msg were corrupt.
> I tried so many ways to get the data back by using recovery softwarea?Ts,
> even though I didn't succeed.
> Hope you understands my problem completely.
> awaiting your reply.
> Althaf Khan
> > Windows version?
> > Why it happens:
> > http://insideoe.tomsterdam.com/problems/bugs.htm#mailgone
> > http://www.microsoft.com/windows/IE/community/columns/filecorruption....
> > Recovering data: http://www.oehelp.com/OETips.aspx#4
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > DBXtract
> > http://www.oehelp.com/DBXtract/Default.aspx
> > DBXtend (additional functionality)
> > http://www.oehelp.com/DBXtend/Default.aspx
> > DBXpress (faster, more powerful, with even greater functionality)
> > http://www.oehelp.com/DBXpress/Default.aspx
> > OEX (OE Enhancement Program)
> > http://www.oehelp.com/OEX/Default.aspx
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > Avoid Such Corruption in Future:
> > - 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://insideoe.tomsterdam.com/files/maintain.htm.
> > - WinXP SP2 only: Do not shut down your machine while Windows is
> > automatically compacting your message store.
> > - Your anti-virus application's email scanning feature can also cause
> > such corruption. Disable it. It provides no additional protection.
> > --
> > ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
> > MS MVP-Windows (IE/OE, Shell/User, Security), Aumha.org VSOP, DTS-L.org
> > > Dear All,
> > > I am facing a prolem with Outlook Express6.
> > > Some of my *.dbx file sizes are automatically changed to 59KB and I
> > > lost all the messages in that folder and my send item folder is
> > > currept. when ever I am trying to open a msg it is displaing the
> > > following msg
> > > "Message could not be displayed
> > > Outlook Express encountered an unexpected problem while displaying
> > > this message. Check your computer for low memory or low disk space
> > > and try again.
> > > --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > Outlook Express "
> > > So, what could be the problem?. Please explain me how to restore the
> > > my folders back to its original stage. unfortunately i dont have any
> > > backup.
> > > Thanks & Regards
> > > Althaf Khan