thunderbird lost messages

Konstantin Svist fry.kun at
Tue Jun 26 18:55:13 UTC 2007

Thomas Springer wrote:
> oleksandr korneta schrieb:
>> just want to let you know that I just tried to move the bunch of mail 
>> messages (by drug'n'drop) from one mailbox to another and it disappeared
>>> from the first mailbox and never showed up in another. Actually to be 
>> honest, I just lost all my mail for the last 3 years from that 
>> account. I'm pretty much sure there is no way to restore it. Thanks 
>> developers
> This is a known tb error. Just use google to find infos/help.
> I restored my mail, through the "Rebuild Index" Option in folders 
> Properties dialog.

Rebuilding the index only works if you don't compact the folders. Sounds 
like oleksandr compacted them right away.

Personally, I use a global inbox with a set of filters, to receive my 
messages for my 7 accounts (including webmail - though none are IMAP). 
Works perfectly well...

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