Windows 7 - Windows Live Mail Database recovery/restore failed

Asked By Michae on 19-Oct-08 02:40 PM
Hi Al,
l I am having problems stating up Windows Live Mail what happens is I get a
loads of errors which come up, there is to much error information to display
so I will copy what is in the event viewer the error they are

lmail (3060) Database recovery/restore failed with unexpected error -515.

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Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 454
Source: ESENT
Version: 5.2
Message: %1 (%2) %3Database recovery/restore failed with unexpected error %4.

The ESENT storage engine could not automatically recover data when the
system stopped responding or the power failed. As a result, database data is
now unavailable.

Typically, this error occurs because an anti-virus program is actively
scanning ESENT files.

User Action
Do one or all of the following:

Verify that anti-virus software is not actively scanning ESENT files.
Restart the database program to see whether the error occurs again. If it
does, and a database backup is available, restore the database data from the
backup. Otherwise run a program-specific utility, such as Esentutl.exe or
Ntdsutil.exe, to repair the data.

I hope this Information can help to srtot out my problem it has only just
started to do this.

I am using Windows XP Home SP3


Michae replied on 20-Oct-08 05:13 AM
Hello Peter,
Thank you for helpful message I have now got it all working again many
thanks once again the I am using is AVG 8.

Michae replied on 20-Oct-08 06:33 AM
all right that you use AVG as well and that it is considered to be compatible
with WLMail and that it is most likely was not at fault.

I still do not now what coursed the database to fail.

But never mind I have got it all up and running again now.