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Currently Being ModeratedOct 31, 2007 3:22 PM (in response to hobokenmark)Open /Applications/Utilities/Keychain Access.app . Then go to the preferences. Within the preferences is a tab called First Aid that has two settings you should use:
Synchronize login keychain password with account
Keep login keychain unlocked20" intel iMac, Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedOct 31, 2007 5:12 PM (in response to hobokenmark)There is another rather long thread on this subject a little deeper in the "leopard" discussions, titled "Mail Not Remembering Passwords":
http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=5679135�MacPro 2.66GHz Quad Xeon / 23" Apple Cinema Display, Mac OS X (10.4.10)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 1, 2007 9:04 AM (in response to bneely)Thanks for your suggestion. I went to the Keychain Access application, as you suggested, and I viewed the First Aid preferences. Both of those options were already CHECKED. The "Synchronize login keychain password with account" was CHECKED already. And, the "Keep login keychain unlocked" was also CHECKED already.
So, were you suggesting that I should UN-check those boxes?
If they are already checked, then what does that indicate about my problem?
Thanks again.Mac PowerPC G4 Tower Dual 1.42 GHz, Mac OS X (10.5), Dual 1.42 GHz - 2MB L3 cache per processor
Currently Being ModeratedNov 1, 2007 3:35 PM (in response to hobokenmark)Apple -- Help!! This is ridiculous. I have tried everything short of the Pasifist and nothing.
There must be an easy fix to this, but I've now wasted hours on this and I am sure many others have done the same.Mac Mini (Intel Core Duo), Mac OS X (10.4.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 2, 2007 5:49 AM (in response to hobokenmark)Just wanted to pass along the words in the window that comes up upon starting Mail after a computer restart.
"Mail wants to use the "username" keychain."
I have installed the login and keychain update 1.0, and it did not solve the problem.
Best wishes.Mac Mini (Intel Core Duo), Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 4, 2007 1:43 PM (in response to Bob H.)As have I. Why this fails to work is a mystery. Also, on the latest launch of mail it completely trashed my keychain.
This makes serious bug number 25 in Leopard by my count. 275 to go...iMac 24 2.8 GHz 2 GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.5), Unhappily using Leopard
Currently Being ModeratedNov 4, 2007 4:24 PM (in response to hobokenmark)I had the same experience and found a solution.
After the upgrade, I had a login keychain (the default) and my original username keychain. Both are in the chain of keychains, but since it has a choice, Mail keeps asking you to confirm.
I moved all the entries out of username into login, deleted username, and all is well.
Note that Keychain asks for your password on EACH ITEM that it moves, which can be tedious. So I changed the keychain password to a single character, just for the duration, then changed it back to something secure.
If, on the other hand, you don't have two keychains, then I can offer no suggestion.MacPro 2.66, G4/466, eMac 800, iBook 1.33, Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 4, 2007 6:00 PM (in response to Michael Newbery)Michael -- Thank you!!
I deleted the username version of the keychain, and that solved the problem. Both were there. When I deleted it, I was asked if I want to delete "References" or "References & Files". I chose "References & Files".Mac Mini (Intel Core Duo), Mac OS X (10.5)
Currently Being ModeratedDec 22, 2007 5:20 PM (in response to hobokenmark)Okay, I was having this same issue and was able to resolve it by deleting the passwords from my mail accounts, quitting mail and then starting mail again and entering the passwords for the accounts and checking the box to remember the passwords.
However, once I resolved that I started to get the same message in Safari! I don't know what is going on with this, but it sure is a pain. I think for me it started when I had to recreate my user accounts that disappeared. That was another major issue altogether. I had to rename my user folder, so I think that has caused some of my problems.Intel iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.1)
Currently Being ModeratedJan 17, 2008 12:14 PM (in response to FredCG)that is okay if you only have a few mailboxes; impossible if you have more than a few.Mac OS X (10.4.9)