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ThunderBird Email Problems with Windows 8

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    Windows 8

    ThunderBird Email Problems with Windows 8 (Solved)


    When I launch Thunderbird 17.0.4 email from Windows 8 desktop everything launches fine. When I send an email to gmail it stays at Status: mail sent successfully. Progress Bar says 100% (it stays here for a while). Eventually the screen went to normal and the email was sent and received. When I send an email from my main Roadrunner account to my second Roadrunner account. (These are POP accounts) I get status: mail sent successfully. Eventually the screen went to normal and the email was never sent or received. If I click on cancel I get the message There was an error saving the messag t.retry? Nothing was sent. Any help here. All this works fine in Windows 7 Pro.
    Last edited by Harley51; 26 Mar 2013 at 21:26.

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    So, are you using Thunderbird to access your POP3 Roadrunner account? If so, how do you know the email was not sent? Is it still stuck in your outbox? Also, have you tried accessing Roadrunner via webmail (both accounts) to verify the state of the message in question? In summary, if you are using Thunderbird to access gmail and Roadrunner via POP3, and only the gmail is working, I'd start looking more on the Roadrunner side for a solution. FYI, I use Thunderbird 17.0.4 to access POP3 Comcast and gmail and they both work fine under Win 8. Good luck.

    PS I did see that all works fine under Win 7 BTW; however, the Win 7 circumstances are not clear so I basically ignored that statement.
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    Win 7 & Win 8


    I use incredimal for the desktop…
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    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    This turned out to be a Windows 8 problem. I reloaded Windows 8 and the Thunderbird problem went away.
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