Outlook Express DBX File Recovery



FreeViewer DBX Recovery Tool

Software to Repair and Restore Corrupted Outlook Express DBX Files

(Average Rating 4.8 Based on 597 Reviews)
  • Repair & Recover Damaged Outlook Express DBX Files Into Multiple Formats
  • Provides Advance Scanning Feature to Repair Highly Corrupted DBX Files
  • Outlook Express Environment Not Required to Repair & Restore DBX Emails
  • Ability to Recover Permanently Deleted Emails From Outlook Express DBX Files
  • Installation & Configuration of Outlook Required to Recover DBX File as PST
  • Outlook Express 6.0 & Below Versions are Supported By DBX Recovery Software
  • Outlook Express Recovery Supports Microsoft Windows OS 10 & All Below Versions

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3-Step Approach to Restore Corrupted Outlook Express DBX Files

Key Features of DBX Recovery Software

Outlook Express Recovery Tool Features to Repair Corrupt DBX Files

Restore DBX Emails

Repair & Recover Corrupted DBX File

Outlook Express DBX Recovery Software restores corrupt mailbox data which includes different folders like Inbox.dbx, Folder.dbx, Sent.dbx. The Tool also features multiple formats to restore Outlook Express emails. Users can export repaired DBX files to required email formats and export into other email clients.

File Saving Option

Restore DBX File In Different Formats

Users can also restore emails from Outlook Express DBX files. This DBX File Recovery Tool also provides multiple file saving options to choose from. Moreover, users can store files in different file formats like MSG, EML, PST, RTF, and in DBX format after proper scanning and recovery of corrupted DBX files.

Preserve Meta Data

Preserve Meta Data & Attachments

DBX Recovery Software maintains original formatting of Outlook Express DBX files. All meta properties associated with emails remains unchanged. Moreover, attachments of DBX files are in original format or intact. No single change is made in the saved information. This Tool is also flexible with the Windows Operating system 10 and below versions.

Repair Outlook Express DBX File

Restore Highly Damaged DBX Files

If DBX files are highly corrupted then instead of opting normal DBX file recovery, we would recommend the users to choose Advance scanning mode to restore Outlook Express emails. This helps the users to perform in-depth scanning of the file to repair DBX files. Moreover, users can save the file to any other formats featured by the Tool.

Repair DBX Files

Search & Recover Multiple DBX Files

The Search option is helpful when users have multiple DBX files. This option enables the users to choose the folder containing various DBX files and it will lists all the files together with the item count. Afterward, selective DBX files can be added from the list and recovered altogether.

List Files

Lists OE DBX Files with Attributes

When you search or add DBX files, FreeViewer Outlook Express DBX Recovery Software shows the associated details on its preview panel. You can view the name of each DBX file being addressed, size in KB, file creation date, day, month, year and time also.

DBX Recovery Software Specifications
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Size: 3.8 MB

Version: 3.1

Trial Limitations

Demo version of DBX Recovery Software will only export 15 recovered items per folder in DBX, PST, EML, MSG, RTF.

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
15 MB of free hard disk space required

512 MB of RAM (1 GB is Recommended)

1 GHz processor (2.4 GHz is Recommended)

Application Pre-Requisites

If you are using Windows 10/8.1/8/7 or Vista, then please launch the tool as "Run as Administrator".
Microsoft .NET framework 4.5 and Above Version

Supported Versions

Microsoft Windows
Windows 10 32bit/64 bit, Windows 8 32bit/64 bit, Windows 7 32bit/64 bit, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 and All Below Versions


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Add Corrupted DBX File
Add Heavily Damaged DBX File
Advance Scan Process for DBX File Corruption
Compatible With Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 OS
Simple Graphical User Interface
24*7 Customer Support
Save as DBX, MSG, EML, PST, RTF Format 15 Items/Folder All Items
Cost FREE $29
Frequently Asked Questions

Listed Commonly Asked Questions and Answers

How DBX Recovery Tool Repair Corrupt DBX Files?

Repair Outlook Express DBX Files

Steps to Repair DBX Files are:

  • Step 1: Install & Launch Outlook Express Recovery Tool
  • Step 2: Click on Add Button to Browse DBX File
  • Step 3: Select Save Option: EML, MSG, PST, DBX, RTF
  • Step 4: Click on Recovery Option to Start Process

One possible reason that can be attributed for the corrupt identity is that some files or folder (e.g. Folder.dbx, inbox.dbx etc.) got corrupt. Try repairing the .dbx file with the Outlook Express DBX Recovery Tool and the issue will be resolved.

The Outlook Express becomes quite unstable as the .dbx file size grows and that typically happens when the file size exceeds greater than 2 GB in size. So you are left with few options either archive the old messages or perform .dbx file compaction. But over time people have started noticing that compaction leads to .dbx file corruption and in absence of a good backup, there is not the user can do much as the corrupt file is nothing but random zeroes and ones.

When you face this type of problem one of the main causes is the corrupted Inbox.dbx file and so in order to correct the issue you need to rebuild the files such as Folder.dbx or Inbox.dbx files which you can do either by replacing it with the previous backup of it or by performing the recovery of DBX files using the Outlook Express Recovery tool. The issue might not get resolved unless all other corrupted files and folder are taken care of including your mailbox, sent/receive folder your outgoing folder etc.

What we have seen the major reason for this is the corruption in Inbox.dbx file. Please use the DBX Recovery Software to bring it out of corruption and in the healthy state after that, the OE software will stop freezing.

Yes, by using this DBX Recovery Tool you can restore corrupt DBX file into another format. Moreover, you can add multiple DBX files and repair them at a time.

In simple terms, one can be pretty sure that if the Outlook Express hangs a lot or gets freezes every time while opening corrupt DBX file. The only option left is the recovery of DBX file from corruption. In order to do this you need to perform following steps:

  • Take a manual backup of the .dbx file and in case if you are not sure of the location please follow this path
  • %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\Microsoft\Outlook Express\*.dbx
  • Save the backup to some safe drive.
  • Download the DBX recovery software & provides the path of the folder that you just have taken backup of, provide the format that you want to restore .dbx emails and start the scanning process. The scanning process may take a while so you can relax in between.
  • Replace this DBX file with your original file and you will have your Outlook Express email client back to normal.
Yes, you can install and run the DBX Recovery Software on a Windows 10 OS and all earlier version of Windows Operating system. Outlook Express email Recovery tool does not need installation of Microsoft Outlook Express on the conversion system to retrieve DBX files.
Yes, this DBX Recovery Tool provides Advance scan option to repair completely damaged or corrupted DBX files. If data is not recovered by normal scanning users can choose “Advance Scan” option as it scans each bad sector of the file.
Yes, you can restore emails from damaged DBX files from Outlook Express 4.0 version. DBX Recovery Tool supports all versions of Outlook Express such as 4.0, 5.0, 5.01, 5.5 and 6.0. Just add any versions DBX files and recovered.
There is no file size limitation by DBX Recovery Tool. You can repair DBX files of any size. However, the time required to retrieve DBX file depends upon the level of corruption in DBX file. Large sized and highly corrupted DBX file takes more time to recover.
By default, DBX Recovery Software creates PST file of UNICODE format after restoring Outlook Express data. Furthermore, it also depends on the version of Outlook installed on the machine.
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