All my Pidgin accounts have disappeared

Barbara Kroczak Barbara.Kroczak at Sun.COM
Wed Apr 23 16:55:57 EDT 2008


I do have a accounts.xml file and a accounts.xml~ file in the 
C:\Documents and Settings\Barbara Kroczak\Application Data\.purple folder.
What should I do with one of both of these?

Etan Reisner wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 01:40:53PM -0700, Barbara Kroczak wrote:
>   
>> I have happily been using Pidgin for over a year now on my Windows laptop.
>>
>> I came back from lunch today and my laptop was frozen.
>>
>> I powered it down, restarted it and all my Pidgin accounts have disappeared.
>>
>> Is there any way to recover them or do I have to enter them all over
>> again????
>>     
>
> That depends on exactly what happened. You can see if you have a backup
> accounts.xml file in ~/.purple or if their is a ~/.purple/accounts.xml
> file with your accounts that is corrupted in a salvageable way.
>
>     -Etan
>   



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