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Author Topic: thunderbird message rules disappearing  (Read 3753 times)


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thunderbird message rules disappearing
« on: September 30, 2009, 08:50:57 am »

I am using thunderbird on an XP computer and every time I make a message rule in thunderbird (to sort mail into different folders) the rule stays for that day and the next day when I turn on the computer, all the message rules are gone. There is a folder that is labeled tmprules.dat that is empty. I did not create this folder. Are the rules disappearing to there or somewhere else? Can anyone help?
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Re: thunderbird message rules disappearing
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2009, 10:42:25 am »

I've seen this happen in Claws under linux too.
but dont really have an answer for ya... :(