Hi David: Judah's trick worked perfectly for me (copied below). David Wagner wrote: >javier wrote: > > >>this morning I saw the strangest thing happen in my mail client >>(mozilla), I downloaded last night's mails... initially, I only recieved >>half of them (i knew some were missing since i send things to myself >>from home to work via mail). >> >>when I downloaded the rest, they came in all scrambled, the message body >>did not match the subject and sender, some messages were concatenated (a >>la digest) including contents from different lists into a single message >>body, and other messages came in blank. >> >> >[snippage] > > >>anyone have a clue about what happened? >>can it happen again? >> >> > >This happened to me often enough last year (4 or 5 times) that I stopped >using Moz for mail. Couldn't find any solutions. I suspect it's some sort of >local file corruption, or a weird memory/drive space issue. > >So... yes, it's happened to me. Yes, it will probably happen again. No, I >don't have any useful advice. :) > Judah McAuley wrote: > Shut down Mozilla, back up those files and then delete the .msf file > of the mailbox you want to rebuild. Start Mozilla up again and go > into mail. It should rebuild the index from the contents of the mail > file and all should be well.