can't access Earthlink IMAP accounts with Thunderbird 78.4.0 (MacOS)

On 25 October 2020 I updated Thunderbird on my MacOS Mojave (v10.14.6) machine, from 68.12.1 to 78.4.0. I have 5 different IMAP accounts I access via Thunderbird. The 2… (read more)

On 25 October 2020 I updated Thunderbird on my MacOS Mojave (v10.14.6) machine, from 68.12.1 to 78.4.0. I have 5 different IMAP accounts I access via Thunderbird. The 2 that are gmail "under the hood" are working fine. The 3 that are Earthlink are not. Specifically:

Given accounts User1 (the oldest), User2, and User3, all with Server = imap.earthlink.net, Port = 143, Outgoing = smtpauth@earthlink.net, Security = STARTTLS & Encrypted Password

• When I click on the Inbox for User1, the message "User@earthlink.net: Checking mail server capabilities ..." appears in the bar at the bottom of the Thunderbird window but never goes away.

 For User2 and User3, that message appeared earlier today but is no longer appearing.  Oops, it will re-appear if I click on the Inbox and then click the "Get Messages" button.  For User2, if I go to a different Inbox and then return, the message is gone; for User3, if I go to a different Inbox and then return, the message is still there.

• When I click on the Inbox for User1, I can see the list of emails that were in the Inbox when I upgraded, and whether they are unread (bold type) or read, but I cannot view the actual message when I click on any of them. • When I click on the Inbox for User2 or User3, I can see the list of emails that were in the Inbox when I upgraded, and whether they are unread (bold type) or read. If I click on the message I can view it; if it was unread (bold) it changes to read (plain font). • The Inboxes for User1, User2, and User3 show no new emails since I upgraded. I have been online all day, although not in Thunderbird all day. I have logged onto Earthlink webmail as User1 and verified that mail has arrived today and that I can read it. • I have used Thunderbird to send email from User1 to a non-Earthlink account and successfully received it at that other account.

What's going on? Has anyone else seen this? solved it?

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