MAILDB File Extension

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MSN Mail

What is MAILDB file?

MAILDB filename suffix is mostly used for MSN Mail files. MAILDB files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. MAILDB file format, along with 303 other file formats, belongs to the Web Files category. The most popular software that supports MAILDB files is Aid4Mail. Aid4Mail software was developed by Fookes Software Ltd., and on its official website you may find more information about MAILDB files or the Aid4Mail software program.

Programs which support MAILDB file extension

The following listing features MAILDB-compatible programs. Files with MAILDB extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support MAILDB file

Windows Windows

How to open file with MAILDB extension?

Being unable to open files with MAILDB extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with MAILDB files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Aid4Mail

Problems with opening and working with MAILDB files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with MAILDB files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the Aid4Mail developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Aid4Mail website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Aid4Mail to the latest version

You still cannot access MAILDB files although Aid4Mail is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why MAILDB files are not compatible with Aid4Mail. The most recent version of Aid4Mail is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate MSN Mail files with Aid4Mail

After installing Aid4Mail (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open MAILDB files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the MAILDB with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Aid4Mail is installed, check the Always use this app to open MAILDB files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with MAILDB extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with MAILDB extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the MAILDB is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper MAILDB file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the MAILDB file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the MAILDB file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the MAILDB file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with MAILDB extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the MAILDB file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with MAILDB extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Aid4Mail

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with MAILDB extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with MSN Mail files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with MAILDB files affecting older versions of given software.

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