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Mail asking for password to old account

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Jun 22, 2013 8:17 AM

Our computer is a hand-me-down from a family member.  Mail keeps asking for the password to the previous users account.  We have deleated the old account under Preferences -> Accounts, but it still asks for the password multiple times per day.  We just hit 'cancel' and nothing happens till it asks again, but it is rather annoying.  Any ideas?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,705 points)
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    Jun 22, 2013 10:04 AM (in response to Chizz01)

    Hello,

     

    Mail>Preferences>Accounts, highlight an account, Account Information tab, click on the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP), choode edit Server list. Remove the old one by highlighting it & clicking the tiny minus icon.

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