no Outboox.dbx file ???



Clark Kent
07-09-2005, 10:21 PM
I am trying to fix a problem I have with OE - all my messages get stuck in
my Outbox for a few seconds, then I get the dreaded 000CX800... or something
message...

It was suggested I delete my outbox.dbx file. But I do not have one, weird
??? looks like OE maybe messed up. How do I re-install it ???

It was suggested I create a new Identify with the same email settings, same
problem.

I have 3 computers on the same network, of which 2 have the exaxt same
problem with OE and 2 different users..the 3rd one is set-up with a
different POP mail server - it works fine. The problems with the 2 computers
started more or less at the same time..

I have an SMC Barricade wireless router, set to factory defaults.

I can ping the mail server, no problem. I can receive email. no problem.

I have set-up access usng the exact same settings on my work computer and it
works fine...

Any other ideas ?

Regards,

DS

Ron Sommer
07-09-2005, 10:21 PM
Search hidden files.
Are you scanning email for viruses? Turn it off.
What are your firewall settings?
--
Ron Sommer

"Clark Kent" <not4fun@nowhere.com> wrote in message
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>I am trying to fix a problem I have with OE - all my messages get stuck in
>my Outbox for a few seconds, then I get the dreaded 000CX800... or
>something message...
>
> It was suggested I delete my outbox.dbx file. But I do not have one, weird
> ??? looks like OE maybe messed up. How do I re-install it ???
>
> It was suggested I create a new Identify with the same email settings,
> same problem.
>
> I have 3 computers on the same network, of which 2 have the exaxt same
> problem with OE and 2 different users..the 3rd one is set-up with a
> different POP mail server - it works fine. The problems with the 2
> computers started more or less at the same time..
>
> I have an SMC Barricade wireless router, set to factory defaults.
>
> I can ping the mail server, no problem. I can receive email. no problem.
>
> I have set-up access usng the exact same settings on my work computer and
> it works fine...
>
> Any other ideas ?
>
> Regards,
>
> DS
>
>
>

Clark Kent
07-09-2005, 10:21 PM
I had Norton and took it out completely, it was set to scan both incoming
and outgoing messages

Are you talking about Windows own firewall ? I don't think it scan emails at
all - or does it ???

DS


"Ron Sommer" <rsommer@nospam.ktis.net> wrote in message
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> Search hidden files.
> Are you scanning email for viruses? Turn it off.
> What are your firewall settings?
> --
> Ron Sommer

N. Miller
07-09-2005, 10:21 PM
On Thu, 19 May 2005 07:29:43 -0400, Clark Kent wrote:

> I am trying to fix a problem I have with OE - all my messages get stuck in
> my Outbox for a few seconds, then I get the dreaded 000CX800... or something
> message...
>
> It was suggested I delete my outbox.dbx file. But I do not have one, weird
> ??? looks like OE maybe messed up. How do I re-install it ???

You have to have an Outbox.dbx file, else MS Outlook Express could not show
it in the folder tree. Did you change your Windows Explorer Views setting
to show hidden extensions? Did you use MSOE Tools > Options > Maintenance
to locate the message store folder?

--
Norman
~Win dain a lotica, En vai tu ri, Si lo ta
~Fin dein a loluca, En dragu a sei lain
~Vi fa-ru les shutai am, En riga-lint

Ron Sommer
07-09-2005, 10:21 PM
I said firewall, because I didn't know if or what firewall you are using.
Windows firewall will not block outgoing traffic.

You need a virus scanner, just not on emails.
--
Ron Sommer

"Clark Kent" <not4fun@nowhere.com> wrote in message
news:eZ3R1rGXFHA.164@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
>I had Norton and took it out completely, it was set to scan both incoming
>and outgoing messages
>
> Are you talking about Windows own firewall ? I don't think it scan emails
> at all - or does it ???
>
> DS
>
>
> "Ron Sommer" <rsommer@nospam.ktis.net> wrote in message
> news:e7aj3iGXFHA.2348@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
>> Search hidden files.
>> Are you scanning email for viruses? Turn it off.
>> What are your firewall settings?
>> --
>> Ron Sommer
>
>

PA Bear
07-09-2005, 10:21 PM
Post the complete error message.

1. Assuming WinXP:

OE user files (DBX and WAB) are by default marked as hidden. To view these
files in Explorer, you must enable Show Hidden Files and Folders under
Start>Control Panel>Folder Options>View.

2. Disable email scanning by your anti-virus application. It provides no
additional protection and even Symantec says it's not necessary:

Troubleshooting error messages that you receive when you are using OL and OE
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=813514

> I have 3 computers on the same network, of which 2 have the exaxt same
> problem with OE and 2 different users

By any chance are the machines using a common store folder located on the
network?
--
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE/OE) & Security

Clark Kent wrote:
> I am trying to fix a problem I have with OE - all my messages get stuck
> in
> my Outbox for a few seconds, then I get the dreaded 000CX800... or
> something
> message...
>
> It was suggested I delete my outbox.dbx file. But I do not have one, weird
> ??? looks like OE maybe messed up. How do I re-install it ???
>
> It was suggested I create a new Identify with the same email settings,
> same
> problem.
>
> I have 3 computers on the same network, of which 2 have the exaxt same
> problem with OE and 2 different users..the 3rd one is set-up with a
> different POP mail server - it works fine. The problems with the 2
> computers
> started more or less at the same time..
>
> I have an SMC Barricade wireless router, set to factory defaults.
>
> I can ping the mail server, no problem. I can receive email. no problem.
>
> I have set-up access usng the exact same settings on my work computer and
> it
> works fine...
>
> Any other ideas ?
>
> Regards,
>
> DS


no Outboox.dbx file ???