I just got Mail working again after having the same problem on my PowerMac G4 (10.2.6). I trashed the preferences and Mail is working again. However, I lost all my rules, a POP email account, font settings, etc. Very aggravating, but at least I don't have to get my mail via Internet anymore! Deb Hagen debhagen at mac.com On Friday, July 25, 2003, at 09:17 AM, Jim Eddy wrote: > > On Thursday, July 24, 2003, at 10:07 PM, Jim Eddy wrote: > >> Recently Mail on our iMac has been quitting shortly after launch with >> the "Mail has suddenly quit" dialog. This happens with all three >> users, so it doesn't seem like it would be preferences. I've replaced >> the app from the one on my Pismo powerbook, but this doesn't seem to >> have any effect. I have OS 10.2.6 on a G3 iMac (500mhz with 256MB >> RAM). Any ideas on what the problem is and how to get Mail working >> again? >> > Actually it is "Mail has unexpectedly quit." On the Apple discussion > board, there are a number of people with the same problem and no > answers. It's very frustrating. I'm beginning to wonder if it is an > Address Book problem. I need to find out something soon--my wife is > getting expectedly cranky about not getting her email, and my daughter > has switched to Entourage. Everything is OK on my laptop for me, so > far.