Solved Outlook Express Error message

June 13, 2016 at 05:40:29
Specs: Windows 7
In Outlook Express I went to check an email out in one of my many mail subfolders, to be greeted by the following message in place of the mail text:
Message has not been downloaded
Outlook Express has not yet downloaded this message.
To download the message:
Click here.
Press Space.
Outlook Express
I've had this in a newsgroup folder before obviously, but not in a mail folder. I get this message for the 13 most recent emails in this folder, but messages before that display fine. I can't see this behaviour in any other folder (yet!). This is alarming as I seem to have lost these messages completely. Any way to recover them? I do occasionally backups but only every month or so, so some of these messages are not backed up. Any ideas?

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June 22, 2016 at 09:46:22
I would suggest you to backup all outlook express data

Use for this OLEXP: How to Back Up and Recover Outlook Express Data
http://support.microsoft.com/defaul...
OR
OE-Mail Shareware Recovery Tool for help
OE-Mail Shareware Recovery Tool



#1
June 21, 2016 at 07:21:23
hi brother.
let m fix this for you first of all if you are using oulook 2008 or 2010 then upgrade it to MS Outlook 2013 or 2016 and then setup the account .
you can use your same E mail user name and set password for the Outlook .
It will take some time in the first login because it will synchronise all of your mail to the Local computer.when you open your E mail for the second time it will load faster and you can get all of your E mail once again.


Bye Take care


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#2
June 21, 2016 at 12:21:37
What type of account you have setup in Outlook express , IMAP or POP3 ?
Have you tried to recreate the email account and see if that would help solve the issue ?

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#3
June 22, 2016 at 09:35:47
I have multiple POP3 accounts. Haven't tried what you suggest, but can do. How would that affect already stored messages?
Out of interest, have just noticed that the To, From and Subjest fields are all blank in the message itself, but they show up in the messages "list" in the pane above..... strange....

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#4
June 22, 2016 at 09:46:22
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I would suggest you to backup all outlook express data

Use for this OLEXP: How to Back Up and Recover Outlook Express Data
http://support.microsoft.com/defaul...
OR
OE-Mail Shareware Recovery Tool for help
OE-Mail Shareware Recovery Tool


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#5
June 22, 2016 at 09:48:31
Good Links to More Info
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us...
https://social.technet.microsoft.co...

message edited by JohnSullivan


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#6
June 24, 2016 at 08:29:36
Thank you all for your advice! The issue has been resolved.

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