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Dirki
 
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Post Posted August 7th, 2018, 11:22 am

After updating today to TB 60.0 the passwords of some e-mail accounts are shown to be wrong. What could I do to correct it?

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Post Posted August 7th, 2018, 12:16 pm

I can't reproduce that problem. However, there is a known bug where perfectly good passwords will fail 100% of the time once a hard connection failure occurs. Usually this problem is account specific but its possible that if it occurs for one account it can effect every account.

The workaround is to delete the saved passwords, exit and restart (because the deleted passwords are still in memory) and enter them again when prompted. I suggest you try that.

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Post Posted August 7th, 2018, 12:29 pm

Thank you!

Alright, I will try it. Where / how can I delete those passwords?
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Post Posted August 7th, 2018, 12:38 pm

tools -> options -> security -> passwords -> saved passwords -> remove all .

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Post Posted August 7th, 2018, 12:45 pm

Thank you very much!

Don't I need to delete only those passwords of the accounts shown to have wrong passwords? Or do I really need to delete even the passwords of those accounts still working?
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Post Posted August 7th, 2018, 1:58 pm

I'd try just the accounts that aren't working. Its pretty unusual that you need to delete the passwords for all of the accounts.

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Post Posted August 7th, 2018, 2:05 pm

Yes, I would think so, too. But this "remove all" sounded like deleting all of the passwords.

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Post Posted August 7th, 2018, 5:06 pm

Just to be clear, "remove all" removes all the passwords for all of the accounts. If you want to remove them just for selected accounts select them and use "remove" instead.

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Post Posted August 7th, 2018, 11:21 pm

Alright, thank you very much!
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Post Posted August 8th, 2018, 10:35 am

When I get that message I know they are not wrong, dismiss it because it it is probably a server problem, wait the allotted "Check for messages every xx minutes" setting, or try Get Messages a few minutes later and get my mail.
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Post Posted August 9th, 2018, 9:02 am

Is it an imap account? Or pop?

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Post Posted August 14th, 2018, 12:56 pm

They are pop accounts.
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