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TalkTalk.net POP3 Stopped Working

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ddtalk
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I use POP3 and IMAP on one of my talktalk.net email accounts, the POP3 stopped working on the 11/9/2017 with the following error message (I have starred out personal detail)

 

The RETR command did not succeed. Error retrieving a message. Mail server mail.talktalk.net responded: cannot open file '/nfs2/mailnec/mail_04/0a/16/*****%talktalk.net/0A70006B59C65326.msg' errno 2, file does not exist

 

I have put the usual details in Private Information but I don't understand what is meant by phone number for email address, so I have left that out.

 

Andy

ddtalk
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Solution

And fixed.

 

Thank you to the cleaner who kicked the right box on the way past Thumbs up

Taffod
First Timer

Would you mind sharing how you fixed this please?

 

I'm still stumped!

 

Taffod
First Timer

Would you mind sharing how you fixed iit pleae?

 

I cant see how to do it

 

ddtalk
Popular Poster

It just fixed itself shortly after I posted the problem, I assumed someone at talktalk had done something (talktalk cleaner kicked the appropriate box).

 

I know a while ago that POP3 wouldn't work properly unless you also accessed the account using IMAP.  I access my account with two devices using IMAP and one POP3.