Thunderbird, constantly asking for passwords by e-mail

Thunderbird has worked for years OK but recently decided to ask for passwords of e-mail, and then ask again, several times, even though I told it to remember using pw Manager. When pw is given, he just keeps asking until I have abandon. Receives emails from Gmail, but I can't send Tbird. No problem with gmail itself as I can connect directly and send and receive mail, but then I get a message from gmail on Tbird telling me that I just connected via my browser. All very disappointing.

most common cause defective or reach products anti antivirus.

Restart Thunderbird with disabled modules (Thunderbird Safe Mode). On the Help menu, click "restart with disabled modules. If Thunderbird works as usual, there is an add-on or theme interfere with normal operations. You will need to reactivate the modules one at a time until you locate the offender.

If the safe mode for the operating system to resolve the problem, there are other software on your computer that is causing problems. The possibilities include but not limited to: AV scanning, virus/malware, background downloads such as updates of the program.

The other option is that your provider has changed the parameters required to connect.

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Please post back with that information and any other questions you may have.

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