Most of the people delete their emails just to avoid the increasing size of their Outlook Express Inbox, later on they realize that they have deleted some important emails for which they do not have backup.. So, if you find yourself in this situation, then you should not worry. There is a way to recover those deleted Outlook Express Mails.
The “.dbx” and “.mbx” files are mainly used by Outlook Express for storing their files. However, each mailbox in Outlook Express has its own file with the extensions of “.dbx”, and all emails from a given mailbox are kept in that one file. So, together with these are saved in a folder named as “Stored folder”, which is located deep inside the “Documents and Settings” folder.
Furthermore, the major security threat to any mail storage files is data loss. Hence, the general loss of emails could be due to virus invasion, system format, and accidental deletion of emails, and so on.
However, when you accidentally delete an email in Outlook Express, then immediately EXIT Outlook Express and DO NOT TRY TO COMPACT the email folders.
When Emails are detected, they are not really removed from the mailbox (.dbx file), actually the emails are still inside the dbx file as free space. Therefore, Outlook Express always tries to remove these deleted emails physically from time to time, using its “Compact” feature. This Compact option removes all the deleted files, which in turn, will speed up the Outlook Express performance, but these deleted emails gets wiped out, making them irrecoverable. So, don’t user Outlook Express to avoid any writing operations on the dbx files. You should immediately run PST Repair Software, that will locate your deleted emails and recover them easily.
PST Repair Software repairs all your damaged personal or system files as *.dbx files and *.eml files. Once it starts the recovery process. These recovered .eml files simply can get imported by drag and drop option, to a new folder inside Outlook Express. This PST Repair Software is designed by professionals, in order to recover your accidentally deleted Outlook Express email messages from any “dbx / mbx” archive or to repair damages “*.dbx” files.