What is a .dbx file?
Outlook Express is a different application as compared from the Microsoft Office
Outlook e-mail client which comes with Microsoft Office for Windows. Outlook Express
is bundled with Internet Explorer and uses *.dbx files for storing emails.
Outlook Express stores its e-mail messages in different formats depending on the
Outlook Express v 4, which shipped with Windows 98, stored messages in *.mbx files.
Outlook Express v 5, which shipped with Windows 98SE, switched to *.dbx files, with
a separate file for each mailbox folder.
- Outlook Express v 5.50 shipped with Windows 2000
- Outlook Express v 5.5 shipped with Windows Me
Outlook Express v 6, which is included with Windows XP, also stores messages in