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On a powerbook G4 I get the above message when mail app is started. Any ideas? Is there a way to reinstall the mail app.
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I have had that happen that problem. For me it appeared to a bad e-mail message. I found that it would alway bomb out on that message. i was lucky it was part of my junk mail, so I could delete it to get around the problem.

If you have not done it in a while, you might want to try repair permissions. I hate to preaching it, but it resolve most problems.
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Thanks, I found that it was a faulty mail preferences file in the Library folder. I found a fix on another site, to move this file for a test and it fixed it.
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Glad you were able to find, the fix. Can you share what you did to fix it. Incase some one else may have the problem.
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