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jt1990

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Hi everyone!

Earlier this afternoon, I had just finished downloading email from my webmail to OE, when my video driver crashed and I had to do a hard reboot. When I got back into Windows and loaded OE again, the messages (all but one which was in a different folder) had disappeared. They're not on my webmail either. My guess is that when I had to hard reboot OE didn't have time to save all the messages, but since they'd already been downloaded, they're not on the webmail either.

This isn't a huge deal - It looked like most of the messages were spam anyway, but it would be nice to know what happened...
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If the Inbox folder was open when you did the reboot, it probably corrupted the Inbox.dbx and OE can no longer read it and created a new one. In the Message Store folder, there should now be an Inbox.dbx and an Inbox(1).dbx.
You could try DBXtract on the corrupt file if you want to extract any of the messages from it.
Here's a link for an older version that's free.CLICK HERE
It doesn't have all the "bells and whistles" of the newer paid versions, but it does the job.
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