[Users] lost personal address book

Ken Parkes ken_11 at btinternet.com
Sat Dec 12 21:18:38 CET 2015

On Sat, 12 Dec 2015 14:42:30 -0500
Reid Vail <rsv869 at runbox.com> wrote:

> Hello Group -
> I had some kind of nasty event last evening on my LinuxMint 17.2
> machine and hope you can give me a pointer on how to recover the
> lost personal addresses. I'm running the stock Claws-Mail 3.9.3
> that comes with LM 17.2.
> When I restarted my machine and brought up CM it immediately threw
> up an error about having lost the index to the address book.  I
> also lost all the plugins which is really odd.  So I restored the
> plugins and rebooted the machine.  No more error message but the
> personal addresses are gone.
> I looking in the .claws-mail->addrbook folder.  There's data there.
> Any suggestions would be welcome.
> thanks
> Reid

Hi, I had the same problem and there is a solution in the Archives
which was sent to me.  Click on the website at the bottom of the
page.  Click on user's archives.  Click on July 2015 [Thread]. Scroll
down the page about three full screens to 

	[Users] Claws-Mail Address Book problem   Ken Parkes

    [Users] Claws-Mail Address Book problem   Abhay S. Kushwaha 

Click on the post by Kushwaha and all will be revealed.  If you
succeed thank Kushwaha, if you fail contact me directly.

Good Luck  Ken

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