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OE shuts down Help plaese !

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by Morwenna, Jan 28, 2005.

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  1. Morwenna

    Morwenna Thread Starter

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    I can't open my mails in OE anymore, i.e. as soon as I open it an error message appears: msimn.exe / 6.0.2800.113 directdb.dll and it shuts down.
    :mad:
    Has anyone an idea what happens and how I could fix that peoblem ?


    I'd be very grateful for your help
    Thanks in adavance :)

    Morwenna
     
  2. flixx

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  3. EAFiedler

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    Hi Morwenna

    Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

    Enable: Hidden files and folders:
    For Windows XP:
    Open My Computer,
    Tools > Folder Options > View tab,
    under Hidden Files and Folders,
    verify Show Hidden Files and Folders is selected.
    uncheck Hide Extensions for known file types
    Apply, OK, to save and close.

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    Start > Search > For Files or Folders
    All Files and Folders
    key in:
    .dbx
    Look in: Local Drives
    click the arrow for More Advanced Options
    place a checkmark in:
    Search System Folders
    Search hidden files and folders
    Search subfolders

    Click Search
    Locate the Folders.dbx file and rename it Folders.old

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    Attempt to open Outlook Express, if it opens the Folders.dbx file will be recreated.
    The Folders.dbx file most likely was corrupted causing this problem.

    Let us know what happens.
     
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