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Old 07-10-2009, 07:16 PM   #3
Howard Allen
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Helene--

Did you backup before you did the upgrade? Ah...I was afraid of that.

Did you do an "archive and install" upgrade? If so, there should be a "previous system" folder or something to that effect on your desktop or on the root level of your hard drive, and hopefully all your Mail stuff would be in there.

Your Inbox messages are normally stored in:

Helene/Library/Mail/POP-(your email address)/INBOX.mbox/Messages/

The messages will be in the form of numbered files with a .emlx extension (e.g. "30286.emlx"). You can see the message contents (in Leopard) by selecting the file and hitting the space bar.

If you find that your messages are still there but don't show up in the Mail application, it's possible that a prefs file is corrupted. Quit Mail, then go to Helene/Library/Preferences/ and look for "com.apple.mail.plist". Drag that file out of there (stick in on the desktop or somewhere else). Then relaunch Mail and see if your Inbox messages show up.

Another thing to try (though less likely to do anything) is to repair permissions (Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility). This is a good thing to do after an upgrade, anyway.

Good luck!

   
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