File Type Generic IconOutlook Express E-mail Folder
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Open manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common

Folder containing e-mail messages for a specific mailbox in Outlook Express; named "Inbox.dbx," "Sent Items.dbx," etc; stored in the Store Folder within the Documents and Settings directory; DBX files may be copied to another folder in order to backup e-mail messages.

Important: DBX files should not be opened or edited manually since they can become corrupted and cause Outlook Express to not function correctly.

Open With

IconMicrosoft Outlook Express

IconMicrosoft Windows Mail

IconMicrosoft Windows Live Mail

Updated 2007