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Old 09-06-2012, 07:56 AM   #1
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Thunderbird email sending from deleted account?
New here, so if I'm in the incorrect spot, please forgive me.

I've been sending mail on my thunderbird account (which I've had for years now) and was confused because of no replies to urgent mails. One sent to my hubby was questioned...why did I send it from our deleted business account?

OK....all my 'sent' messages are from me. But for some reason, even though I deleted the business account from Thunderbird MONTHS ago when our business was dissolved, the 'sent from' address is from the deleted account even though it shows as the account from my personal account on my mail page. MY account says it was sent from me, but the recipient has the deleted address listed as the sender.

Frustrating...especially since the past two weeks I'm wondering why people aren't answering! When the hit the 'reply' button, it's going to the Thunderbird's deleted account. Why is it sending from the deleted account when it's not on Thunderbird any more?



HELP! I've changed nothing recently! And I can't even get to the old address on Thunderbird, but it is still active on the original G-mail for record keeping purposes only.
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Old 09-09-2012, 01:14 PM   #2
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Hi,

I'd start by setting the account up again from scratch using your same settings and possibly to double check, send an email from the g-mail web based mail. Let us know if it works or not.

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Thanks Steve,

It was the outgoing server (there were two). When I checked them, the one being used was in the name of our old business account, so I deleted it and went back to the 'default', which was my personal one.

It seems it solved the problem.

Appreciate the responses...this was making me a little nuts.

Solved! Thanks for all the replies.

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No problem, glad you got it sorted.

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