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Q: outlook express not loading new email messages

hi,

i am running xp home, and my outlook express will not receive new emails. the error message says the following:

your pop3 servier has not responded in 300 seconds. would you like to wait another 300 seconds to see if it responds?

i will attempt this for 3-4 times, but the same thing happens. i then get a new error stating:

Your server has unexpectedly terminated the connection. Possible causes for this include server problems, network problems, or a long period of inactivity. Account: '******', Server: '****, Protocol: POP3, Server Response: '+OK', Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10053, Error Number: 0x800CCC0F

any ideas?

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A: outlook express not loading new email messages

THis is straight from the horse's mouth.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;813514

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All of a sudden, all my email messages disappeared in OE, all of them. All the folders and their contents.

I looked in the stored area for the dbx files and they are gone too.

I suspect, the Inboox file may have been excessively large.

Is they any way, any software that i could use to recover those dbx files. I have serached the files I have on the computer and all I can find is a back 'Identities' file up I made in 2009

I could sure use some help

A:Lost all email messages in Outlook Express

Did you check the location
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Identities\{Identity-GUID}\Microsoft\Outlook Express\ .dbx

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I've been using earthlink's email pgm and am switching over to outlook express. I was able to transfer my addresses okay but now want to transfer over some of my email messages. I was able to save my earthlink email messages to a csv file but OE doesn't seem to have an option to import a csv file. Is there a way to get OE to import a csv email messages file?
 

A:importing email messages into Outlook Express

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Title pretty much says it all.
Does any one have an idea how to do this?

 

A:how to import aol email messages to outlook express

The last I heard AOL uses a proprietary file system for storing e-mails and address books. I am also not aware of any freeware that works with more recent versions of AOL. I did find one company with a Google search. They are selling a $24.95 software package that is supposed to do the job. I have never used the software and can not speak for how well it works or ease of use.

http://www.connectedsw.com/Overview/57266
 

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I wonder if anyone knows in what order email messages are filed in the folders in Outlook Express? I have set up folders for all my email messages but it seems they get filed at random, and in no apparent order. I was trying to get them filed so that the latest messages are on top (as in Yahoo Mail), but I searched all over and couldn't find a way of doing this.
Any suggestions? Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Outlook Express Email Messages Organizing

Hi toujours

If you would like the most recent messages to be listed at the top, click on the Column header Received, clicking it again will toggle the order from Ascending to Descending.

If in View>Current View, "Group messages by conversation" is checked, then the messages will group themselves and be a bit harder to locate by the date. Deselect the "Group messages by conversation" so that the most recent messages will be easier to find.

Let us know if this works for you or if I am off the mark

For more information on Outlook Express, see this site:
http://www.tomsterdam.com/index.htm
 

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After upgrading from Win 98 to XP Pro, all the mail messages stored on the pc have disappeared from OE6 local folder. A serch has found them stored in the "Application Data" folder which doesn't appear in Windows Explorer (why?) and an attempt to drag the files in OE6 will only result in a New Message window being opened with the file as attachment. What do I have to do to import those files back to OE6 local folder?
Any help greatly appreciated!!
 

A:(Solved) import email messages in Outlook Express

Welcome to Tomcat10

Have a read of
M$KB 313055 OLEXP: Mail Folders, Address Book, and E-mail Messages Are Missing After You Upgrade to Microsoft Windows XP
 

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I log into email account for yahoo. Screen opens and it shows Loading... I am using a Vista Home Premium PC. There is nothing on screen but blank page. You see the headings menu in inbox. But, cannot see the inbox and mail. Is there a registry fix or regsvr32 script that I should run, or is there some type of .dll problem? Help or suggestions is greatly appreciated. Thank you...
 

A:Email inbox show loading messages. Unable to view messages

You have not said what browser you are using so I will just give a guide using IE8.

The most common fix for this problem seems to be to delete your browsing history, cookies, etc. With the browser open click on Tools, Internet Options, then select Delete under Browsing History, on the next page uncheck all the boxes and click on Delete. Give it a minute or two to complete and then reboot the PC.

This will have deleted all your saved passwords so you will have to enter and save any you use.

This address will go directly to the mail page, if you get stuck, and you could also try using the refresh button.

http://uk.m.yahoo.com/p/mail?4=N
 

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using OUTLOOK EXPRESS 5.

sometimes, outlook express beeps after checking for messages, states 1 or x messages received at the bottom...

and when i go to in box, there are NO new messages.

any ideas?

i've updated and run norton antivirus and no viruses found...

HELP!
 

A:outlook express 5 - messages received, but no messages in in box

hello, Do you have any mail(s) blocked ? They would come in to the trash can intead
 

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I mainly use Outlook 2000, however, in order to get a number of Hotmail messages onto my computer's HD, i synchronised Outlook Express with Hotmail. I now have messages from a folder I have on Hotmail on my hard drive too.

A search revealed that this folder (and presumably all messages in it) is stored under C:\Windows\Application Data\Identities\{00B31680-0793-11D3-A398-C0610D677E39}\Microsoft\Outlook Express.

I copied the .dbx file named hotmail - [folder name].dbx to my desktop. I went in to Outlook 2000 file>import blah blah blah, but it wont let me import .dbx files

soooooo.....is there anyway to get my messages from hotmail from this specific folder into outlook 2000? i no longer need the folder in hotmail and will just delete it as soon as i have a permanent copy on my hard drive in outlook 2000. im assuming that since the dbx file is on my hard disk with all the messages (which i can read offline in outlook express) that i wont need to set up outlook 2000 for hotmail synchronisation ?!?
 

A:Exporting Hotmail messages from Outlook Express to Outlook 2000

Somehow, I don't think you'll be able to do it:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q234/7/04.ASP?

Oh, but take a look at www.slipstick.com too, if you want to check their input.
 

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I'm trying to read the e-mails from my old Windows 98 computer on my current Windows XP computer but I haven't been able to figure out how to successfully do this. The e-mail client on the Windows 98 machine was Outlook Express 6 and the one on my current XP computer is Outlook 2002.

I followed the instructions listed on the Microsoft support site (Article ID: 270670) for backing up the data from Outlook Express which left me with a folder of .dbx files (Inbox.dbx, Drafts.dbx etc) which I then burned onto a CD and transferred over to my XP computer. My problem is that now that I've done that I'm not sure how to get Outlook 2002 to import that folder of .dbx files or recognize it. I googled it but didn't find any helpful results other than links to expensive conversion programs. So could anyone here offer any help on the matter? Thanks in advance.
 

A:How do I import messages from Outlook Express 6 into Outlook 2002?

Update: I realized that Outlook can't open the .dbx files and that Outlook Express has to export them to Outlook. However, when I tried this it only exported the messages in my "Sent" folder and none of the messages in any of the other folders, including Inbox.dbx which is about 500MB in size so I know the messages are in there. Any advice on what to do next?
 

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When WIN XP atrts up, error reads: "spoolsv.exe - application error - Exception in privileged instructions at location 0x66f46798". Too high tech for me! Bypassing this, I, cannot print any messages (emails) in Outlook Express (or Outlook). Get error:
" Error line 1343" If I DO hit debug a yellow arrow points to a line that starts with a colon. I can probably copy and paste that line here if needed.
Comments: No spyware, no viruses, because of other problems , reverted back to IE6 (from 7).
Please note: Word and Excel docs all print fine. I can copy and paste the email into Word if necessary. Outllook sends and receives normally, it is only the print function failing.
In Add/Remove did a repair on Office 2003, nothing changed. Googled spoolsv.exe and some think it is a virus (I don't).
Another error that came up (once) was simply: "c:\program files\Outlook Express\msimn.exe" If this file is missing, can I just copy it from another XP unit here and put it into place without further screwing up the works?
Any help appreciated - if further info needed (like a screen grab of the debug instructions) please advise.
Jim
 

A:Outlook and Outlook Express Print error messages

Delete Windows' temporary files using My Computer > (C:\) > right-click > Disk Cleanup and remove all except "Office Setup files" and "Compress old files" (Office setup used to maintain Office, Compress old takes to long).

After this is done on the "Tools" tab in the same area run Scandisk (restart required) followed by Defrag (after at least one complete restart) and see if the error condition clears up.

This all around, all purpose troubleshooting tip can sometimes resolve issues of an indeterminate origin. I checked Microsoft's Knowledge Base for "0x66" under "Outlook Express 6.0" and "All Products" and found nothing relevant. The Knowledge Base is at http://support.microsoft.com (FYI).
 

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send receive receive is good--cannot send messages

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Hello,

I know procedure for backup and restore my email messages from outlook express.
Now I want to switch to Microsoft outlook and I wonder if it is possible to transfer messages from outlook express to MS outlook 2003?

I assume it is possible since both products are from Microsoft, but I'm not sure about exact procedure.
Can anyone give me an advice?

Thanks
 

A:Transfer messages from outlook express to MS outlook

In Outlook, go to File > Import, and it will bring up a wizard to help you to select where to import the messages from.

Carl
 

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Hi all,

I recently got a new windows 8 computer. I previously had XP. My XP machine had Outlook Express installed. My new Windows 8 machine has Outlook 2007. I would like to import my messages from my XP computer into my new W8 Computer.

I have exported the messages from OE and they are .DBX . How can I add the .DBX files to Outlook? I have have tried many different ways, but none have worked.
Thanks

William

A:Importing Messages from Outlook Express, to Outlook

I do not think you can use the DBx files but take a look at this
Import your messages or account from Outlook Express to Outlook - Outlook - Office.com

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Something prompted the Boss's Laptop last Friday to reboot. He said something this morning about "Office Exec will reboot the computer in 25 seconds". When it restarted the Laptop, he's messages in the In-Box where outdated. Some were in there from 04. None of 06 were in it.

We're running 2K prof on a laptop. We have Norton AV running on it, and it's up to date. What is a good tool to run to see about Spyware that could be on this machine. I've seen several remarks toward HiJackThis on this forum.

Would this be a good tool to determine spyware or other problems running on this laptop?

Regards,
 

A:Outlook Express 6 - Messages Gone

pfiltz said:

What is a good tool to run to see about Spyware that could be on this machine. I've seen several remarks toward HiJackThis on this forum.

Would this be a good tool to determine spyware or other problems running on this laptop?

Regards,Click to expand...

Hi ... Have a view at this site below ...

http://www.fixyourwindows.com/windowsxpsolutions.htm

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For some unknown reason my OE messages will not display. All my subjects are still listed but clicking (highlighting) them does not result in the message being displayed. Just as disturbing, or more so, this is also true of all messages store in folders in OE. I have also just discovered that I can not compose messages in OE either. I can address them, enter a subject, but not get into the message body to type my message. Note also when trying to read messages when I move the curser over the message body an hour glass occurs along side of the curser as if another program is trying to load. No matter how long I wait the message never occurs. Using IE 6 with OE. It has been working fine for years up until the past week. Thought about trying IE 7.0 beta to solve the problem but being a beta am not sure if I want to try that. Still getting my email through my isp and Thunderbird but I need info from those saved messages in my folders. Any help with this will be appreciated.
 

A:Outlook Express messages

Try a repair of IE 6, make a restore point before you try just in case.

http://www.theeldergeek.com/repair_ie6.htm
 

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Until recently, when I opened OE the last message previously received would be at the bottom fo the list and new ones received scrolled up from there. Now when I open OE. The oldest message at the top is the one that appears and I must scroll through all of them to get to the most recent previous ones and the new ones so that they can be read. I would like the program to open at the most recent message. What caused the program to change and how can I reset it to what I prefer? Thanks from a newbie.
 

A:Messages in Outlook Express

Hi Bus Driver
Welcome to TSG

Click on the Column header for Received and it will change the order from descending to ascending. Clicking on the column header again will toggle it back and forth.
 

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My computer has a problem. All my .exe files do not work. I can't open any programs. Here is my question: I need to find all my e-mails in order to transfer them to another computer so I can reformat my drive. How do I do this? The computer is running XP with outlook express version 6.

Thank you so much.
 

A:How do I get outlook express messages?

Outlook Express keeps email in .dbx files...Inbox.dbx, Sent Items.dbx, etc. To find them, first make sure to "un-hide" hidden files by opening a folder, any folder, and going to Tools>Folder Options>View tab and putting a check mark in "Show hidden files and folders," click OK.

Then do a search of the hard drive for "*.dbx" (without the quotes, with the asterisk and dot). Since no programs will open, and you cannot, therefore, open OE>Tools>Options>Maintenance tab>Store Folder button to find out which folder it's using for email messages, your best bet is to save all .dbx files you find. After the reinstall, using OE's Import feature, figuring out which is the right dbx file is a matter of trial and error.

The address book, if you want to save it, is a .wab file. Same method as above only search for "*.wab" and save them all. Don't save "wab.exe"...that's just the executable and does not contain any addresses.

When you're ready to import the data back into OE, be sure to get all the Windows updates first. Often OE will refuse to import data until it has been updated to the same point the OE that created the data was.
 

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Hello.
I have a large email group - over 200 names - in Outlook Express Address Book. A number of outdated email addresses bounced back to me. I wish to remove them from my Group. But OE seems to list only names, not email addresses. I cannot find a way to search by email address. Therefore I am faced with the task of looking up each name's properties to see if it's the email I need to eliminate.
Surely there must be a better way!
Or should I just find a better program to use? If so, suggestions?
Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Removing email addresses from Outlook Express Email Groups

you can always use the contact search bar at the top, enter the email, then that corresponding contact should appear. delete that contact and it will be deleted from any groups.
 

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Outlook Express won't receive regular e-mails but seems to receive spam messages. This is on a friend's PC, a Gateway with 256 ram and XP Home version. The outgoing and incoming settings (POP and SMTP) seem to be ok.
The PC is on DSL (SBC) and uses Yahoo. The browser is Firefox, but also has IE

That is one problem. The other is that the CD drive can't seem to be recognized and won't activate software on CDs.

A:Outlook Express won't receive messages

You have your SPAM filter on backwards!

Seriously, I have no idea on this one, it seems almost like you have a filter intercepting the email. Have you tried a different email client, or even WEBMAIL?

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I am helping a guy with his computer - he cannot delete messages from his inbox without highlighting them and then pressing shift+delete this is for each individual message - I have tried deleting various boxes in .dbx but it does not cure it - It did the first time but now it is back . if I install OE 8 will he lose his messages address book etc.
 

A:outlook express - cannot delete messages

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How do I fix error 0x800CCC0F in outlook express 6?
 

A:outlook express will not let me receive messages

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I have a very large folder in my Outlook Express 6.0 filled with emails that I would like to export to be able to open in Open Office 2.3.1.

I need someone to walk me through this as I am getting the response "error occured while initializing MAPI"

THANK YOU!
 

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when i go into outlook express and try to open a message it gives me this ........an error has occured and the message can't be opened. i am running verision 6.0 of outlook express. something similar has happened before but that was when i was trying to open outlook and i had to delete an update from windows. Now when i try to open a message it says this:" the address book failed to load. Outlook express is incorrectly configured. Please re-install." Nothing has been added or modified on this computer expect the automatic updates for windws.
 

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Hello. First, I am not very computer literate. (Sigh). (I'm old!) I have a problem with Outlook Express. It stopped allowing me to click on the hilighted New Messages and see them. It still receives messages, I just can't reach them, they don't show up in the inbox. I was able to finally find them manually, by going into Edit, then Find, then find messages in folder, and putting in a check by "find messages received before", then somehow lucked onto finding one, and it listed them.
I don't know what to do to get the thing to simply display the new messages in inbox. (It displays them in a darker ink).
I would appreciate any help.

I did call my provider, Adelphia, but they couldn't help.

Thanks!
 

A:Outlook Express won't display new messages

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hi,
Yesterday I could not open Outlook Express because of an error message : "The application was unable to open Outlook Express message store" and something else to do with "MSOE.DLL", so I took it back to the store where i bought it from and they reinstalled it.
Today, when i tried to create a message, the error message came up:
"there was an error opening this message. An error has occured."
I cannot reply, send or even open messages.

can someone please help me?
thanks in advance ~!
 

A:cannot create messages in outlook express

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After sending e-mails in Outlook Express using Bcc, how can I know to whom I have sent them since I can't see anything written in the source (unlike when sending them using just the To: or Cc? Thanks.
 

A:Sending messages using Bcc: in Outlook Express

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I have reformatted and reloaded XP, (saved all my files on an external disc) but don't know where to look for my old email messages.

Where are they filed?
 

A:Outlook Express Messages Lost

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Can someone tell me how to retrieve the messages I lost in Outlook Express? I was in a newsgroup, and noticed everybody else had a different identity. So I thought I'd change mine. Now I cant find the messages I had in the main program, and there is no option to select the newsgroup. Help!
 

A:Lost Outlook Express 6 messages

Hiya

Was the newsgroup a paid or free group?

If it was paid, then you may have to subscribe again. If free, that one may have died.

Is it the messages in the newsgroups that you have lost, or your emails?

Regards

eddie
 

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How can I retrieve compacted messages from Outlook Express?
 

A:Outlook Express Compacted messages

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I have tried many times to kill the "Compact Messages" nag in Outlook Express but nothing seems to work. The suggestion of changing the registry value to "0" in "Compact Chect Count" merely resents the count but doesn't stop the nag from reappearing. I have changed the default location of my emails to another HDD so that all my information and emails don't disappear when windows crashes. (I've learned this the hard way, believe me.) Nonetheless other forums have tried to convince me that if I don't compact the messages when I am TOLD to do so, the world will come to an end or at the very least, the mailboxes will get corrupted. This is true but only after the dbx indexes have reached upwares of 2 to 3 gigabytes. Even then, there are recovery programs available, so I'm not too worried. An addition irritation is that the warning message comes up when exiting Outlook Express but when I click on the "Compact now" button, I am rewarded with the notification that the files are in use and the operation cannot be performed. No wonder Microshaft removed it from subsequent versions of Windows despite it being the most popular email client in the history of computing and attempting at least to drive us all into the cloud...probably the WORST idea in history. (Regardless of how safe they claim it is, I wouldn't store my dogs medical history on some unnamed, unknown server which can easily hacked by any number of unscru... Read more

A:Outlook Express 6.0 Compact Messages Nag

You can't stop the "Compact Messages" dialog. It's built in to the program and will pop up every 100 times OE is opened.
As you apparently know, you can reset the counter to 0, but that will only delay the pop-up.
The only way to make it semi-permanent would be to have the counter reset each day with a scheduled task.

The "other forums" that have tried to convince you to compact are giving you, at least partially, good advice.
You don't need to do it on OE's schedule, but you DO need to do it.
Compacting the database files is needed to keep them working properly.
When you move or delete messages, the data stays in the DBX file and merely gets "tagged" for later removal by the compact process.
If you don't compact it periodically, the file size will continue to grow with data that won't be displayed because it's been "tagged".
Every time you open that folder, OE has to "look" at that data to generate the display. Eventually you'll reach a point where OE will just choke on it and either refuse to open or dump the DBX file and generate a new one.

This is true but only after the dbx indexes have reached upwares of 2 to 3 gigabytes. Even then, there are recovery programs available, so I'm not too worried.Click to expand...

If you want to keep those messages, you SHOULD be worried. A DBX that gets over 200MB is far more likely to corrupt. You can get away with larger files if you d... Read more

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'm changing my computer and I want to know how can i export my messages into a file so that I can put them on my new computer

thanks
 

A:How can I expor messages from outlook express

Hi infante and welcome to TSG!

This MS Knowledge Base article will show you the way:

support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q270670

Mike

 

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I've been having problems with Outlook Express 6 (XP Pro). Any new messages I receive will not be highlighted or bolded. The only way I know is by hearing the audible alert, seeing an updated number in parentheses next to the folder name or noticing the closed envelope icon next to the message.

How do I fix this?
 

A:Outlook Express 6 - new messages not highlighted

Maybe the folder is corrupted. Try this.
FIX CORRUPTED EMAIL FOLDERS OE
You may be able to fix the problem like so
In OE tools>options>maintenance
Click on store folder. Now highlight and copy the long address you see there. Be sure to copy the complete address all of it will noT be visible.
Go to run and paste it in ok. Now you will see all the OE folders
Delete the DBX inbox folder. A new uncorrupted one will be
created the next time you open OE. Move all the emails in the inbox because you will lose all of them with this procedure
 

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I've just copied my emails from one PC to another (and from W98 to XP),
apparently successfully. BUT even though I can now see the text etc of all
my messages in the viewing box at the bottom of the
screen, I can't open them or enlarge them or reply to
any of them. Any ideas how to remedy this?

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Outlook Express 6 has just decided to tell me that my messages are not being sent "Some errors occurred while processing the requested tasks" and keeps messages in the Outbox. However, the messages are being sent, but by being kept in the Outbox they are sent many, many times!

This started yesterday, with occasional errors, now it happens with every single email, from all of my accounts.

Has anyone experienced/solved this problem.

P
 

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I have 2 problems:

1. Several days ago, instead of getting my messages at Outlook Express 6, I instead got this error message:

The server responded with an error. Account: 'Elaine', Server: 'pop.mail.yahoo.ca', Protocol: POP3, Server Response: '-ERR problem retrieving message.', Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Server Error: 0x800CCC90, Error Number: 0x800CCC90

I called up my ISP and they said a message was either too long or corrupted. My incoming mail server is from Yahoo. I have things set up to have my Yahoo messages forwarded to Outlook Express. The tech told me to manually go to my yahoo mailbox and delete messages until my Outlook Express works. I did so and it worked. I thought the problem was solved. It wasn't. I keep getting that error. I started taking notes of what messages cleared the problem and it became obvious that it has nothing to do with the messages. Some are from friends and other e-mails I often get. It just happens.

Could anyone please help?

2. My system gets an error that it's going to shut off in 30 secs I believe is the time listed. It goes off too quickly to write down the error. This has been happening for a couple of months and restoring the computer to earlier didn't help.
 

A:Outlook Express Can't Download Messages

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Hi - new here pls bear with me
Am on XP and OE 6. Some of my OE folders are showing empty but when I look at the dbx, they seem fairly large as tho they actually do have the messages in them. Dunno if related, but my computer came down while OE was up. Help please...? Thanks. Alison.
 

A:Outlook Express 6 not showing all messages in DBX

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I Have Windows XP Professional and Outlook Express 6 on a PC.

I have lost the messages from around 6 or 7 or my Outlook Express folders. The individual folders are still there, under Local Folders as usual, but they are now empty.

I can see .bak files in the Recycle Bin with the same names as the folders, and have tried to import these back into Outlook Express after changing the .bak suffix into .dbx, but without success. I always get an error message that says: "No messages can be found in this folder or another application is running that has the required files open. Please select another folder or try closing applications that may have files open."

Can anyone help, please? Also for my education, is a .dbx file an OE folder file or a message file?
 

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I have had my problem for some time and had a work around which is no longer applicable hence I get a white screen where message should be so I don't know what is being said.

My problem started about 6 or 8 months ago on Outlook Express. At that time I was using dial up and changed over to Earthlink.net with their e mail program Total Access. My problem immediately disappeared. One month ago I switched over to High Speed and the person doing the custom install saw I used Outlook Express so he reenergized (non computer word) the program. The custom installer saw my INBOX with about 30+ messages that go back a long way. EACH ONE LINE description was complete, meaning To: xxx,
From: YYY, Subject: ZZZ, and anything else that showns on the ONE LINE.

When I double click on one of the inbox messages I FIND MY PROBLEM! Everything that showed before is shown again, but now greyed out since it has to do with basics. HOWEVER, the text area (where the message should be) is 100% pure white. I have double clicked all 30+ messages and get the same thing,...a pure white screen.

I thought it might have something to do with installing SP-2 on my XP Home Edition BUT SP-2 was installed about 6 months ago and my e mail problem started about 8 months ago.
That is my problem! Can anyone offer suggestions?
 

A:No Outlook Express Messages Are Printed

Hi George-2

Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

So if I understand correctly, you can send and receive emails ok.

The problem lies in that the messages you receive are blank inside?

If you run your mouse over the inside of the message, does anything show up in the highlighted/selected area?

Perhaps your fonts have a white color?

Are you able to create a new message and see the fonts inside?

Let us know.
 

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Does anybody know how to copy and save outlook express messages in from Vista to another pc using XP?
 

A:Copying outlook express messages

Have a look in the file menu for Import and Export.

You should be able to export the messages then import them on the other machine, unless you mean you want to share mailboxes between both machines, in which case it isn't possible.

If you do want to share mailboxes, look at changing to using GMAIL (which can use to get email from other accounts too) then you can use Outlook express to view the email, but keep it stored online, meaning you can access it from both machines.
 

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I cannot send out messages using outlook express and cox.net. No problem with receiving.
 

A:Cox outlook express sending messages

Hi cindylou882
Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!
Can you post the Exact error message you are receiving when you attempt to send messages?

I am moving your thread to the Web and E-mail forum.
Windows 7 does not have Outlook Express.

What operating system and e-mail program are you using?
 

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I use Outlook Express as my e-mail program. When I receive new messages, ALL of the messages are sent to me in duplicate!! Both messages are identical - same time, date, content. Any clue how to correct this?
 

A:Double Messages On Outlook Express

It's been so long since I used outlook, but if I recall it has something to do with the "synchronization" settings in outlook. Turn it off.
 

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When I receive Email I have duplicate messages of messages received.
Like every thing is sent to me twice.
any ideas what may be wrong? Everything was working fine.
 

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Hi,

I was wondering if there is a way to change outlook express and the way it stores messages. Whenever I have to delete my account or reformat (which I have had to quite a few times) I lose all my email messages. Is there a way to change it so outlook express stores my messages on the second hard drive and then even if the pc dies I still have my messages?

Thanks,
Tess
 

A:Outlook Express and storing messages

If you are going to reformat, it would be a good idea to back everything up. You can use OE itself (check help button) or this is a freeware:

http://www.oehelp.com/OEBackup/Default.aspx

BTW, if you are reformatting often....something you're doing isn't right. If it is from virus/spyware etc; check some threads here to find out what steps you can take to prevent reformatting so often. There is an entire forum here on security:

http://forums.techguy.org/f54-s.html

sekirt
 

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Hello there,

I have another issue with outlook express 6. When a message is sent, it goes to the outbox and just stays there, it's bold for a 3-4 sec then is normal text (the like you get when you've opened an e-mail). But the thing is outlook keeps that particular message in it and the receipient gets the mail 5-6 times. and it's not shifted to the sent items either. so any solution to this problem? Please.
 

A:Outlook express 6 outbox messages

You probably hav a damaged outbox DBX.
Open OE>tools>options> maintenance>store folder and copy that long address. Be sure you copy all of it.
Go to start>run and paste it in.
The OE folders will be there. Find Outbox DBX and delete. A new one will be created when you
open OE again an empty one. If you want to keep any messages in there move them to another folder first
 

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When I close Outlook Express I get a message offering to compact messages to save disc space. This has only recently started to appear.

Any idea why this should suddenly start to appear?

I really don't have many mesages in any of the folders as I regularly delete anything unwanted. Also is this a good thing to do as there is no help item associated with this message to explain it?

(NB did recently install SP2 but nothing else altered as far as I know)

A:Compacting messages in Outlook Express

As I understand it, OE stores messages within a database, which tends to grow in size and degrade the perfomance of OE. According to one source I checked, even deleted messages that are removed from the folder take up space in that database. Compacting your folders will REMOVE all the records that you have deleted.I do not know why this message is now appearing, unless you changed something in OE. I regulary compact messages in Email folders.Hope this helps,Regards,JohnVide:http://www.thundercloud.net/infoave/tips/compacting/

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