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Can't change Email password on Seamonkey mail

by bently / January 20, 2010 11:45 PM PST

Using Win XP SP3, Seamonkey v 2.0.2

Installed a new modem and had to set new password.

Now I can not access Seamonkey email or newsgroups because of incorrect password for email. (Can not access Seamonkey newsgroup for help.)

AT&T will hot help on Seamonkey email.

I googled for info on changing "Seamonkey email password" and not able to find anything useful.

Can anyone walk me thru the steps to change the password so I can access my email in Seamonkey? Or direct me to a site where info is available.

Thanks very much,


Ben

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Strange
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / January 21, 2010 4:44 AM PST

I would not have thought that changing a modem would cause problems like that. The modem just communicates between the computer and your ISP, so it is not interested in passwords and such like.

Or do you mean a router?

Also, I have used Seamonkey myself before but I never used its email software. However, I assume that it is like Netscape's Communicator email software, such as the Seamonkey browser is based on Netscape's browser.

I can't see why changing a modem would affect email and newsgroup settings.

I would treat Seamonkey's email the same as Netscape's Communicator, and look for email setup for that, eg;
http://www.directoryone.com/support/email/CIH/netscape_communicator_email.htm

But in addition I would check AT&Ts web site Help and Support for their email and newsgroup setup advice. Most good ISPs have guidance on the web sites.

Mark

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Its a combo
by bently / January 22, 2010 4:07 AM PST
In reply to: Strange

Thanks Mark,

Actually it is a "2-wire, modem/router". Didn't think of it being a combo when I posted my message. I had to setup a new password when I installed the new modem/router according to AT&T tech.

I will check the link you gave and see if I can make it work//

Appreciate the reply.

Ben

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