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Solved: The RETR command did not succeed. Error retrieving a message. Mail server pop-server.woh.rr.com responded: no such message

I have seen this problem posted several times without a solution and having fixed it, I am making the effort to let all know the answer. Here is the error / problem: "The… (read more)

I have seen this problem posted several times without a solution and having fixed it, I am making the effort to let all know the answer.

Here is the error / problem: "The RETR command did not succeed. Error retrieving a message. Mail server pop-server.woh.rr.com responded: no such message."

I had this happen some time ago on another pop on RR mail server and logging in via Web Mail and deleting the emails worked BUT.. It happened again on another pop account and it did not work.. So... I nuked the pop via the master account and re-added it.. nothing so, I ran check disk thinking a FAT corruption NOPE, I restored a MOZBACK of Thunderbird from like a month ago Ziltch.. I called useless RR support and nothing!

FINALLY *Scratching Head*.. In there change your Junk mail options to "delete the email". I had one junk email stuck in there and after refreshing that page..That one Junk Email was gone and THEN Thunderbird worked checking that pop..

WAHLAH!

I hate when the simplest of things do not work and it pissed me off nobody had the answer.. HERE YOU ALL GO!

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Leda937@woh.rr.com

Asked by LedaOhio 7 years ago

Answered by LedaOhio 7 years ago

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My quota is 91% full, I changed setting 'delete all but recent 2000 mails', now the 'newest' mails is from 2016.

Now the most recent mails of two years are gone, most recent mail is from 2016. Nevertheless my quota is still 91% full. Did I completely lost these mails, or can I recov… (read more)

Now the most recent mails of two years are gone, most recent mail is from 2016. Nevertheless my quota is still 91% full. Did I completely lost these mails, or can I recover them? And how to make sure the newest 2000 mails stay, while anything older gets deleted - and my quota usage comes down.

Thanks for your help. Much appreciated

Asked by Axelschmidt 3 years ago

Last reply by Wayne Mery 6 months ago

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When I press the Send button WHY there is no immediate feedback and sometimes Crashes?

Pressing the Send button, on my Fully Updated, Freshly re-installed Thunderbird, gives NO FEEDBACK and then sometimes Crashes. Like nothing happens. I have a Fiber optic … (read more)

Pressing the Send button, on my Fully Updated, Freshly re-installed Thunderbird, gives NO FEEDBACK and then sometimes Crashes. Like nothing happens. I have a Fiber optic connection and I FREAKING KNOW that it is working because it eventually gives an error message when I try to close it. Because it pissed me off so I copied the file to the Online Email interface for the Email provider.

I can understand crash reports when I close Thunderbird, it gets confused, but when I close just the Email window... What Happens THEN!?!

Asked by CommunistThug247 2 years ago

Last reply by Wayne Mery 10 months ago

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I get an error message on replying to or forwarding any email on the recent upgrade 68.

See error message in attachment. It 100% fails to reply to any email and any forwarded email. The only way I can respond is by cutting and pasting the whole email series… (read more)

See error message in attachment.

It 100% fails to reply to any email and any forwarded email. The only way I can respond is by cutting and pasting the whole email series into a new email - then send. This is 100% repeatable and started when I upgraded to 68 which I wish I had never done!

Asked by chris_robb 2 years ago

Answered by chris_robb 2 years ago

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Can't import passwords from chrome or edge to firefox. Help?

Tried every solution but import works only for bookmarks, cookies, history and not the passwords. When i try to import, it says successful but nothing happens. Tested in … (read more)

Tried every solution but import works only for bookmarks, cookies, history and not the passwords. When i try to import, it says successful but nothing happens. Tested in both the browsers in their closed state. Earlier also i faced the same problem (i think a year back) which forced me to reject firefox. Please help if u know any solution. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Yashveer Dabas 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Why does fire fox show usernames for a secure site?

I have Win 7 . I use the Fire Fox browser. Someone could go to my secure site and click the login box and retrieve all my user names. Why is this necessary to show these … (read more)

I have Win 7 . I use the Fire Fox browser. Someone could go to my secure site and click the login box and retrieve all my user names. Why is this necessary to show these on a secure site?

Asked by woodust 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Thunderbird does not accept my verizon-yahoo password

My password is valid because I can access my email via the verizon-yahoo web. However, TB suddenly stopped accepting the password. I get the following error message: Se… (read more)

My password is valid because I can access my email via the verizon-yahoo web. However, TB suddenly stopped accepting the password. I get the following error message:

Sending of password for user jsaklas@verizon.net did not succeed. Mail server incoming.yahoo.verizon.net responded: Server error - Please try again later. OS: Windows10 Server is : POP Mail Server: incoming.yahoo.verizon.net Conn.Sec: SSL/TLS Auth meth: Normal password

There are NO saved passwords in the Saved Logins window in the Options - Security page.

Asked by jsaklas 2 years ago

Answered by sluchuck 2 years ago

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Disable auto-hide url bar and pull-to-refresh

The auto-hide URL bar: - consistently creates problems with fixed position elements such as footers because the window height calculations are broken - consistently con… (read more)

The auto-hide URL bar:

 - consistently creates problems with fixed position elements such as footers because the window height calculations are broken
 - consistently conflicts with the pull-to-refresh mechanism when the url bar is on the top and auto-hiding
 - creates cognitive and physical issues for some users and complicates actions such as refreshing, bookmarking, and navigation
 - the old about:config pref to disable auto-hiding now doesn't work.

Pull-to-refresh:

 - is incredibly hair-trigger and over-sensitive
 - consistently triggers in unexpected situations such as when scrolling to the top of pages quickly (not even at the top), lists of items such as webmail (eg. gmx.net), and lazy-loaded/lazy-drawn content
 - is even broken on this support page when trying to scroll the text box up to edit content I've typed in.
 - risks the loss of user data not retained through refreshes.
 - there is no UI to disable this and no obvious about:config pref.

Both of these features are making my experience with Firefox preview unbearable and I deeply regret updating from the old android UI. If that isn't a strong enough statement I don't know what is.

Asked by xhva.spam 2 years ago

Last reply by patok3 1 year ago

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Sync problems

I have account, where i have passwords/logins, bookmarks, etc. Some days ago i as usual reinstalled my Windows, installed Firefox, and tried to Sync. Sync was done, i pre… (read more)

I have account, where i have passwords/logins, bookmarks, etc. Some days ago i as usual reinstalled my Windows, installed Firefox, and tried to Sync. Sync was done, i pressed Sync on Account button, and nothing happens. Then i tried to see my pass/logins there: about:logins , but there is empty. And my bookmarks doesn't show.

How can a get back my logins, passwords, bookmarks, plugins?

Asked by Senya 2 years ago

Answered by Senya 2 years ago

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Twitter on Firefox missing functions

Hello, this appears to be a Firefox-exclusive problem as any other browser used will fix the issues listed below. However, when I am using Firefox, the following happens:… (read more)

Hello, this appears to be a Firefox-exclusive problem as any other browser used will fix the issues listed below. However, when I am using Firefox, the following happens:

  • I am unable to like or retweet anything, and cannot follow any accounts. Attempting to do so resets them if I refresh or click off the tab.
  • Notifications do not go away even when I view them
  • Any tweets I have cannot be deleted
  • Any info on my profile cannot be changed
  • I cannot log out

I've tried multiple ways to fix this, including clearing my cache, running in Safe Mode, and removing my saved login. None of these have worked, unfortunately. I've reached out to Twitter Support, but soon realized I wouldn't hear back about specific problems at all. Is there anything I can do to fix this problem?

Asked by mcpherson.angus 2 years ago

Last reply by Kiki 1 year ago

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Firefox using very high CPU %

Whenever i use firefox i get spikes in my CPU usage, sometimes up to 100% usage. When i tab off of firefox, it soon goes down, then comes back whenever i have firefox act… (read more)

Whenever i use firefox i get spikes in my CPU usage, sometimes up to 100% usage. When i tab off of firefox, it soon goes down, then comes back whenever i have firefox active. I have tried restarting with add-ons disabled, creating a new profile, reinsalling firefox, disabling and re-enabling hardware acceleration, all to no avail.

Asked by josephwallen 2 years ago

Last reply by caiofcastro 1 year ago

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How to set the font for plain-text messages?

In simple language, how do I set the font in which plain-text e-mail messages are displayed in Thunderbird 68? They seem to show up in a very small sans-serif monospace … (read more)

In simple language, how do I set the font in which plain-text e-mail messages are displayed in Thunderbird 68? They seem to show up in a very small sans-serif monospace font, but I would like to display them in a larger serif monospace (like Courier New).

I expected to find the setting in Tools/Options/Display/Formatting/Plain Text Messages, but there is only a provision to distinguish quoted plain text replies, not to set the main font.

I am running Thunderbird 68.4.1 under Windows 10.

Asked by Rich Pasco 2 years ago

Answered by sfhowes 2 years ago

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After latest Windows 10 Update KB4451762 (installed 4/11/20), Firefox can't download any application installer files. Always gives error "download failed".

This just started after Windows 10 update KB4551762 installed. Firefox 75 still browses OK, but will not download any application installer files. Another Firefox-based b… (read more)

This just started after Windows 10 update KB4551762 installed. Firefox 75 still browses OK, but will not download any application installer files. Another Firefox-based browser (Palemoon) suddenly has the same problem. Non-Mozilla browsers (Opera/Chrome) continue to download application installers OK from the web. Tried refreshing and reinstalling Firefox 75, but that does not fix the problem. I suspect the Windows 10 update rather than Firefox, because the latest Firefox in a Linux system works OK.

Asked by JF 2 years ago

Last reply by photogram1 1 year ago

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Firefox does not reach 1Gb speed? how do i configure browser? Chrome and Edge does reach 1Gb at speedtest, Firefox does not

I already upgraded my home's internet speed up to 1Gb. It included a router's change. The fact i, when i do a speed test on Firefox, it does reach only 600 Mb download sp… (read more)

I already upgraded my home's internet speed up to 1Gb. It included a router's change. The fact i, when i do a speed test on Firefox, it does reach only 600 Mb download speed and 100 upload. If i do the same speed test with another browser, i get 900 MB download and 100 Mb upload. So , how do i configure Firefox in order to get same values than Edge and Chrome browsers? I understand it might has to be with some parameters in about:config . Could you give me some light on this? Thanks

Asked by elf_wolf 2 years ago

Last reply by Ernest 1 year ago

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Apparently, Firefox 71 for Mac no longer allows tabs be dragged within a browser window to reposition them. Is there a way to fix this? Am I missing a setting?

Formerly, one could reorder tabs in a Firefox browser window by clicking and dragging. One could also click and hold a tab and move it to create a new window or take a ta… (read more)

Formerly, one could reorder tabs in a Firefox browser window by clicking and dragging. One could also click and hold a tab and move it to create a new window or take a tab from one window, click and drag it to another window. I am no longer able to do this on my Mac laptop, after updating to Firefox 71. I can't seem to find a special setting in Firefox 71. Is there one or a way to allow tab movement? Or do I need to revert to the previous version of Firefox?

Asked by sshopkow 2 years ago

Last reply by Ankit Kumar 2 years ago

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A website wont open completly on Firefox Web but works correctly on mobile

Hi! im moving to firefrox from chrome and im really happy with it but the main trouble i have is that i work with one page in particular in wich i must load documentation… (read more)

Hi! im moving to firefrox from chrome and im really happy with it but the main trouble i have is that i work with one page in particular in wich i must load documentation, to make it i must click and then a pop up should appear (Is in the pop-up where i drag the documents and load them into the page). I've tried it with the latest firefox on Windows 10, a previous version of firefox on Windows 7, on ubuntu, with and without Add-ons and that page in particular wont let the pop-up appear. BUT! if i try it with my phone (with iOS) works completly fine. This thing is driving me crazy, for real. I dont understand why the pop-up wont appear on web but yes on mobile... PLEASE HELP! (Also, i gave the page the permissions to enable pop-ups and re-installed Adobe)

Asked by ikifaR- 2 years ago

Last reply by ikifaR- 2 years ago

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mozilla.cfg not working

Hello I have problems with my mozilla.cfg and autoconfig.js it looks like the .cfg does not work if i login with another windows user path: mozilla.cfg: C:\Program Files\… (read more)

Hello I have problems with my mozilla.cfg and autoconfig.js it looks like the .cfg does not work if i login with another windows user path: mozilla.cfg: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox path: autoconfig.js : C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\defaults\pref

what is wrong ?

Thanks

Asked by Mister-X 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago