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Solved: outlook express error 0x800C0155

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by jaspo, Jun 21, 2005.

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  1. jaspo

    jaspo Guest Thread Starter

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    An Outlook Express store file may be damaged. Please use a utility such as ScanDisk to verify and repair any damaged files. Account: 'mail.bigpond.com ', Server: 'mail.bigpond.com', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Error Number: 0x800C0155


    i ddi a scandisk the other day and it came up with no errors i know a friend of mine sen tme a huge email th eother day not sure if that is the problem or not i went into my webmail and deleted it...... help it wont let me get any emails or send them atm
     
  2. EAFiedler

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    Hi jaspo

    Show Hidden files and folders:

    Windows 98:
    • Open Windows Explorer,
      View > Folder Options > View tab,
      Verify that Show hidden files and folders is checked.

    Find Files:
    • Windows 98:
      Start > Find > Files and Folders,
      In the Find Field,
      Key in:
      *.dbx
      be sure to include the asterick.
      in the "Look in" field make sure your "C" drive or main harddrive is selected, click on Find Now.



    Windows XP:
    • Open My Computer,
      Tools > Folder Options > View tab,
      under Hidden Files and Folders, verify Show Hidden Files and Folders is selected.
      Remove the checkmark for Hide Extensions for known file types.

    Search:
    • Start > Search > For Files or Folders > All files and folders,
      In the field for: all or part of the file name
      Key in:
      .dbx
      Below that, click on More advanced options
      in the field: Type of File, select (All Files and Folders)
      place a checkmark in:
    • Search system folders
    • Search hidden files and folders
    • Search subfolders
      click Search

    With Outlook Express closed
    Locate the Folders.dbx file and rename it to: Folders.old

    Restart Outlook Express, a new Folders.dbx file will be created.

    Keep your Inbox empty, move messages you want to keep to folders of your own creation in Outlook Express.


    Outlook Express may be due for some maintenance.
    Close all programs.
    Open Outlook Express
    File > Work Offline
    Click on the Local Folders folder
    File > Folder > Compact All Folders
    Walk away from the computer until this process is complete.
    Never start this process if the possibility of a power outage is imminent such as a thunderstorm in progress.


    Try a Send/Receive after the above fixes and let us know what your results are.
     
  3. jaspo

    jaspo Guest Thread Starter

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    will try this thank you..i reloaded internet explorer before coming here and nothing help will definately do this and let you know thank you....

    IT WORKED THANK YOU SO MUCH I LOVE YA..

    THUIS PART REALLY WORKED...
    Outlook Express may be due for some maintenance.
    Close all programs.
    Open Outlook Express
    File > Work Offline
    Click on the Local Folders folder
    File > Folder > Compact All Folders
    Walk away from the computer until this process is complete.
    Never start this process if the possibility of a power outage is imminent such as a thunderstorm in progress.
     
  4. EAFiedler

    EAFiedler Moderator

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    Thanks for posting back and letting us know what worked! (y)

    You can mark your thread solved using the Thread Tools drop down menu at the top of the page.

    By the way what operating system are you running?
    If it is a Windows version earlier than Windows XP SP2, check this setting:
    Tools > Options > Maintenance tab
    If present, remove the check mark for: Compact messages in the background
    Apply, OK to save and close.

    This setting can cause corruption in your message store.

    Service Pack 2 for Windows XP removed that option, in its place the Compact Messages process will ask (actually nag to be run) after the 100th closing of Outlook Express.
     
  5. jaspo

    jaspo Guest Thread Starter

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    i did this and yes it was marked with a tick so thanks so much again lets hope it keeps working ok now..thank you so much
     
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