The Outlook 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.
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:
|Features||Full Version||Trial Version|
|Add Corrupt DBX File|
|View Corrupt DBX Emails|
|Advance Scan Process for High DBX File Corruption|
|Run on Windows XP, Windows 7, 8, 8.1 & 10 version|
|Save as MSG, EML, PST, RTF format||All Items||15 Emails|
Steps to recover DBX files are -
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.
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.
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 Outlook Express 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.