I had some big problems with Mail.app straight after the 10.4.9 update which required resetting my account. Now the same thing's happening again, but resetting it (p.list removal, then reconfiguring) isn't working. I've re-entered all my details and they're all correct. Connection Doctor says it can connect to both the internet and my account, but it's just hanging on retrieving the 8th message (see image). The problem is definitely with Mail. I've also got the details set up on Entourage which I never use (only in situations like this!) and that's working fine, but I can't stand Entourage and haven't got any advance stuff like Rules set up on there. It's not the 8th message that's causing the problems either as I've deleted that from the server (through Entourage). it just seems that Mail is having a dummy spit. Any ideas? I've already done permissions and fsck. Never had this damn problem before 10.4.9 and it always rears its head when I'm at my absolute busiest. Cheers Update: now if I run connection doctor while it's stuck on this screen it says it can't log in to the server. But the details are definitely correct. Also, Mail will not quit on its own, I have to force quit.