Why delete e-mail function stops working in Microsoft® Outlook Express?
How to fix the issue of delete e-mail function stops working in Microsoft Outlook Express?
Microsoft Outlook Express gives ease in managing your e-mails. It has many new features that can give you all the support required to effectively work with your e-mails. Though, there are many advantages with this e-mail program but it is possible to get some issues with Microsoft Outlook Express. One among these issues includes the inability to delete e-mails in Microsoft Outlook Express. You may not be capable to delete e-mails as the delete e-mail function stops working. Thus, e-mails in the Outlook Express increase in amount and you get slowdown in the application. There may be a number of reasons behind this issue. It may be as result of some corruptions in Microsoft Outlook Express folders. Some viruses are known to get such issues in the Microsoft Outlook Express. Following are the steps required to fix this issue
Tips to fix delete e-mail function stops working issue in Microsoft Outlook Express:
- Remove corruptions
- Update anti-virus
- Update Microsoft Outlook Express
You can try removing the corruption in Microsoft Outlook Express to get the issue fixed. To do this, you need to open Microsoft Outlook Express and select the Deleted Items folder. You need to then move all messages which you want to remove to another folder. You can then close down Microsoft Outlook Express application and open Microsoft Outlook Express Store folder in the hard disk. Next step is to delete the "Deleted Items.dbx" file from the folder and restart Microsoft Outlook Express. You can thus start using delete mail function.
Some viruses residing in the system may cause such issues. You need to install and run good virus scan software in the computer system so as to get these viruses removed. If you already have good virus scanner software included in the system, you need to update it. The update function will add the database of the virus scanning software with latest virus definitions. You can get these updates installed from certain websites. You need to then scan Microsoft Outlook Express with the security software and get the issue fixed.
Microsoft Outlook Express may loss lot of its important functions and features after a long time of use. It may also get corruptions with this. You can try updating Microsoft Outlook Express application to get the issue fixed. The update function will add new patches in the Outlook Express which will fix any type issues with the application. The update will also add new features and functions in Microsoft Outlook Express.
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