How to import DBX files in Microsoft® Outlook 2003
DBX files are the files that located at the place where Microsoft Outlook Express accumulate e-mail messages. These files can be seen in Microsoft Outlook Express Store Folder. After you open it in Windows Explorer, you can view a set of DBX files. For verifying Microsoft Outlook Express Store Folder location, you need to press Microsoft Outlook Express Store Folder button in Tools. Then select 'Options' and then choose 'Maintenance' in Microsoft Outlook Express. Each file comprises of messages from a suitable message folder in Microsoft Outlook Express. For instance, Inbox.dbx comprises of e-mails from Inbox folder. Folders.dbx is an index of all Microsoft Outlook Express message folders. It encompasses all newsgroups, mail folders and some synchronization data. DBX files can store e-mail messages for particular mail folders, such as 'Inbox', 'Sent box' and 'Outbox', among others.
Given below are the ways to import DBX files in Microsoft Outlook Express Store Folder and the details about issues in importing DBX files in Microsoft Outlook 2003:
- Tips to import DBX flies
- DBX files become corrupt
- Disable to move DBX files
Tips to Import DBX Flies
First of all open Windows Mail. After that, select 'File'. After that, choose 'Import'. Then you need to choose 'Messages'. Select Microsoft Outlook Express and click 'Next'. Then you need to validate the location of the folder. If it is not correct, you have to specify the folder's location. Then you have to select 'Import'.
DBX Files Become Corrupt
Sometimes DBX files may get damaged or infected. When you try to open or edit a DBX file manually, it becomes infected and causes Microsoft Outlook 2003 to perform inappropriately. In such situations you can make use of some utility in order to extract your messages from it. You can download a DBX repair tool in order to detach the tainted file. But in order to avoid such issues in the future you have to maintain a back-up of e-mail.
Disable to Move DBX Files
You may face other problem when you try to move Microsoft Outlook Express messages to a different identity, Microsoft Outlook 2003 or to another system. That is, when you try to copy DBX files from one store folder to another one, you may fail to open message folders or maybe unable to go to other folders.