As a computer user, you must be very well aware of emails .And using emails for day-to-day communication and share information. If you use email services then you must have heard about Outlook Express .Outlook Express is an email client designed by Microsoft Corporation. It is one of the most popular email Client among windows users and available for free. It is used to send and receive message or emails. To use Outlook, you just need to configure an email account to send and receive emails. Outlook allows you to have more than one email account .the services can be used for business, home or as multi –purposes.
- The most common problem occurs when we move our Outlook Express messages to other identity or other system. For this when you copy dbx file from one folder to other, you need to copy the FOLDER.dbx file too as it is the indexing folder.
- The other problem occur when DBX file get damage or corrupted ,in this case you need take the help of some tools for recovery of DBX files.
- The extremely large size of INBOX.dbx, DELETE.dbx and SENT.dbx file, sometimes slow down the Outlook Express or even cause loss of data .To avoid data loss need to make a back up of emails at regular intervals.
- If, you try to open a dbx file using notepad, it will look like image below. The screen if informative if observed carefully as forensic expert.
|A view of DBX file in Text Editor|
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