Outlook Express will not open

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Microsoft Outlook Express
I have a user that uses Outlook Express 6 for their email client. This user has told me that when they open Outlook Express it just hangs at the splash screen and never opens. I found that the size of her inbox for Outlook Express is 2 Gigabytes. Now I know Outlook Express files have a limitation size of 2 Gigabytes and then you can't open the file. Does the same go for Outlook Express?
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It may be possible to fix the problem using these steps:
  1. Open Outlook Express
  2. Click “Local Folders” in the left side navigation
  3. Select New Folder and name it TEMP
  4. If possible move all of the email from your Inbox to the TEMP folder
  5. Go to menu bar and select Tools -> Options -> Maintenance -> Store Folder and then write down the location of your inbox
  6. Close Outlook Express
  7. Use My Computer to go to the location is step 5 and then delete the file inbox.dbx
  8. Open Outlook Express – The Inbox folder should be auto recreated.
  9. Move your email from the TEMP folder back to your Inbox

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