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OS 10.5 - E Mail program has lost all account settings

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I have just had a power failure and for some reason Mail seem to have lost my account settings and al e mails, I have time machine connected, is there a way to restore my e mail program to the way it was, thanks

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maybe a late reply but it's likely a bad preferences file.
ez fix
turn off mail
rename /~(youruser)/Library/Preferences/ (notice the mod date)
have time machine restore /~(youruser)/Library/Preferences/
from a functional time.

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