Step 2 - Open and process the DBX file

  1. Download and install Recover My Email. Once installed, run the program.

  2. Click the Open Email File button or select File > Open Email Data File from the text menu.

  3. In the Open File Window, navigate to the location of your Outlook Express .dbx files. There is a separate file for each mail folder displayed in Outlook Express (e.g. "Inbox", "Outbox" etc.). Select the file from which you wish to attempt email recovery:


  4. Once you select the relevant .dbx file, click OPEN and the recovery process will commence.

Note: Email recovery is a resource intensive process. To ensure that maximum computer resources are available, we suggest you limit the use of your computer for other tasks whilst the recovery is running.