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How do I retrieve my Thunderbird account?

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I received an email told me I had to change my account from Pop to IMAP. While attempting to do that, I managed to screw something up. Now, when I open Thunderbird, all of my folders are missing. When I try to get messages, my email provider (Yahoo) times out.The only thing that I can retrieve is my address book. Can someone slowly and carefully explained to me how I can retrieve my account?

Thanks. Jim Birke

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Perhaps you could quote the information you received. It does sound like it might be standard fare for yahoo. They often tell their customers to delete stuff. If they have a clue, I do not think it is about email.

This might help http://kb.mozillazine.org/Recovering_deleted_mail_accounts

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