What i did on this problem was 1. I have downloaded the newest version of Thunderbird and still have the same problem. I hope this helps a little with an understanding of how the "boxes" are organized and indexed. Click "OK" Downloading stops.
But Netscape created – tucked in between the InBox and Sent folders – a new mail folder called “NSTMP”. 4. which is why deleting the inbox worked for you. Or do something about that 2 GB limit. This isn't meant to imply that there is anything wrong with your current POP server.  See also Compacting folders Retrieved from "http://kb.mozillazine.org/Unable_to_write_the_email_to_the_mailbox" Categories: Issues (Thunderbird) | Sending and receiving mail
Here's the background: Yesterday, I tried to delete a subfolder of my Local Folders directory. Email can be re-checked repeatedly, and the error just keeps popping up after each email. And it's not a general problem, it is specific to one particular email that is either badly formatted (the MAILER-DAEMON auto-reply email from Yahoo), or possibly the particular email account (a Plenty of disk space.
I do not understand why the below thread is locked? no go, but I am glad that I made the inbox smaller anyway ... Make sure the file system allows you write privileges, and you have enough disk space to copy the mailbox. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=318959 Protocol: Click on Get Messages.
this error message suddenly appeared, locking up my Thunderbird Unable to write the email to the mailbox. Do you see it still after you restart your computer? Click "No" Then: Unable to write the email to the mailbox. I am using Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal 5.0.156 on Windows XP Professional and version 1.0 of Thunderbird.
And Thunderbird became "unbroke" once i deleted the MAILER-DAEMON@yahoo.com email. Visit Website That seems fine but on my main PC it is stuffed. Each new thunderbird build has gotten slower and slower folks; you need to consider this. Four new messages on gmail server.
Close Netscape. 6. http://crudlet.org/thunderbird-unable/thunderbird-unable-to-write-the-email-to.html I've tried to search for it in the toolbars but there's nothing there referring to it. Chosen solution Do you see it still after you restart your computer? Have there been several different problems that generate the same message?
Although this error is seen, a single email will be downloaded successfully. That is how I got here. Comment 12 Bob D. 2015-04-23 14:21:07 PDT Server is gmail, POP. http://crudlet.org/thunderbird-unable/thunderbird-unable-to-write-to-mailbox.html There are three reasons which are known to cause this error: 1) corrupt folder Your mail folder could be corrupt due to not compacting it often enough.
User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License. What do you see if you do: Code: ls -al ~/.mozilla-thunderbird/* You might also try: Code: ls -alR ~/.mozilla-thunderbird/* but I'm not sure how much that will spew. My ~/.mozilla-thunderbird directory has permissions of 755.
I'm running GNOME under Lucid on a 64-bit machine. However, this does not work when the inbox itself is corrupt . . . I then deleted the entire mail; account, rebooted the system, relaunched Tbird, and re-created it. I don't know if that's what gdorrk meant, but I want to ensure there's no confusion.
guanxi Posts: 399Joined: April 6th, 2003, 11:15 am Posted January 11th, 2005, 8:52 pm (A path like this:C:\Documents and Settings\
Therefore, the file size just keeps increasing and the need for occasional compacting. That seemed to fix it but the problem returned about 3 weeks later. Cancel Subscribe to feed Question details Product Thunderbird Topic Fix slowness, crashing, error messages and other problems System Details More system details Additional System Details Application User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows