July 1st, 2010
March 16, 2022
MS Outlook Express and Windows mail stored emails in a DBX file. There is a DBX file for each Outlook Express folder, such as the inbox, sent items, and any other folder you have created in your account. After the Windows update, if DBX files still exist then you can retrieve emails from them. To do this, you can use an external DBX drive to query DBX files and see if emails exist.
It’s been often observed, users lose their files from Pictures, Documents, Downloads, and other folders after updating Windows, under ‘THIS PC’ but find all their files and original folders under their user account folder.
To access the user account directory go to the ‘C:\Users\ [USERNAME\’ location and look inside the folders for the files you have lost. Probably, you will find all your files. You can move those files to folders under ‘THIS PC’ and access them just like you used to do before the Windows update.
This method will work only if you have enabled the File History Backup settings before updating the Windows. You can follow the steps to restore the missing files and fix the Outlook Express Emails Disappeared Error.:
If you create regular Windows Backup, you can easily recover missing files from there. Follow the steps:
If you are still not satisfied with the above-mentioned solutions to find the missing files then you can use the professional utility known as Outlook Express DBX Recovery Software provided by SysInfo.
SysInfo DBX Recovery software is one of the best solutions to fix all the errors related to Outlook Express DBX files. This software performs a successful recovery of lost or corrupted email files (DBX) to their original state. DBX File Recovery tool recovers data from corrupt Outlook Express mail files and restores them in EML, PST, MSG, and RTF format.
As we have said many times in our previous blogs users should take regular backups of their important data because it helps you recover data with ease in times of crisis. Still, we have suggested some best methods to recover if Outlook Express emails disappeared after the Windows update. Try the above-mentioned methods to get rid of the problems.