Outlook Express is email and news client which comes with Internet Explorer 4.0 and 6.0 versions. This was an application from Microsoft Office Outlook. Outlook Express supports various Operating System versions from Microsoft Corporation from Windows 98 to Windows Server 2003. Outlook Express is one of the oldest clients from Microsoft. The specialty of Outlook Express contact management is that it uses Windows Address Book to store the details of your contacts. It automatically adds contacts to the database from the received emails. You can arrange the contacts in alphabetical order of first name or last name.
At times the Address Book on Outlook Express goes inaccessible. When you try to open the .wab file then you may get the error message like, “Address Book failed to load, Outlook Express is incorrectly configured” or “Unable to open the Address Book. The Address Book may not be installed properly”. If the Outlook Express configuration is proper and there is no issue with the entry of registry values for WAB and OE then you should understand that WAB is corrupted. There are lots of reasons due to which the Windows Address Book gets corrupted. Whatever may be the reason, you can repair that using repair software. Outlook Express Repair Software is one of the capable repair tools to fix Outlook Express Address Book.
Few scenarios in which Address Book on Outlook Express gets inaccessible:
Virus infection: The virus may infect the Address Book and you lose all the data in it. The contacts added by you and all the email contacts are gone at a stretch. The .wab file will not respond to your request of opening it. In such situation, you need to repair the file and recover all the contacts from the Address Book. This is possible using Outlook Express Repair Software.
Sudden power surges: When sudden power surges occur, the system reboots and some of the files may get affected. If the Windows Address Book gets damaged then you will lose the access to it i.e it becomes not-responding. In such situation, Outlook Express Repair Software is the most efficient repair tool.
Improper closure of Outlook Express: You have to exit the Outlook Express and not close it abruptly. If you do so then you are paving the way for file corruption. The Address Book may get corrupted in such cases. If you don’t want to lose the data from the Address Book then you can use repair software for Outlook Express. Outlook Express Repair Software is one of the suggested repair tools.
The Outlook Express Address Book may also get corrupted due to software malfunctioning, hardware failure, missing attributes, etc. The Outlook Express Repair Software repairs the Address Book files and brings back all your contacts again.
Remarkable features Outlook Express Repair Software:
The Outlook Express Repair Software helps you repair Outlook Express Address Book. You can even repair oversized DBX file using the software. The software supports 4, 5, 5.5 and 6 versions of Outlook Express. The software supports repairing DBX files like Inbox.dbx, Calendar.dbx, Drafts.dbx, etc. easily with its rigorous scanning mechanism. You can fix Outlook Express error due to any kind of file corruption. The software recovers emails in .eml form and you can access these files by importing to Outlook Express. The software supports Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008. You can make Outlook Express repair tool review using the demo version of the software.
Simple procedure to repair Address Book on Outlook Express:
Step 1: Download and install the Outlook Express Repair Software. Run the software to get the main screen of the software as below. Click on the blue button as directed on the main page of the software.
Figure 1 : Home Window
Step 2: Select the WAB file to be repaired and click on "Next" from the next screen.
Figure 2 : Select the affected WAB file
Step 3: You can save the repaired WAB file by browsing the location on a storage drive. Click on "Browse" button as shown in below figure.
Figure 3 : Restoration window