[Pidgin] #9241: Accounts disappeared after installing 2.5.6?

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Sat May 23 20:02:42 EDT 2009

#9241: Accounts disappeared after installing 2.5.6?
 Reporter:  512upload     |     Owner:  lschiere
     Type:  defect        |    Status:  new     
Component:  unclassified  |   Version:  2.5.6   
 Keywords:                |  
 I had Pidgin 2.5.5 with about 53 different accounts configured and after I
 installed Pidgin 2.5.6 (without manually uninstalling Pidgin 2.5.5, either
 from the Windows Add/remove functionality or RevoUninstaller), I now
 receive a message that makes me believe the accounts I had configured in
 Pidgin disappeared: "Welcome do Pidgin! // You have no accounts enabled

 Did they disappear (which means I have to set them one by one again), or
 the new version of Pidgin now uses a different file to store their
 settings and I can recover them?

 If the answer is the latter, how can I recover the settings from my

Ticket URL: <http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/9241>
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