From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:0.9.5) Gecko/20011011 BuildID: 2001101117 i'm mostly connected to the internet and as browser and mail-client I use mozilla. I noticed, that Photoshop from Adobe is blocked in working when mozilla is opened. (photoshop starts and you can open pictures, but when trying to work on them photoshop doesn't react until mozilla is closed.) or try to open the general preferences of photoshop in case mozilla is opened. same thing happens. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.open both programms 2.try to change general prefs of photoshop 3. Actual Results: mozilla works, but photoshop not i don't know whether this is a real bug of mozilla, but it is something, that should not happen and could bring people to not use mozilla
WFM Build 2001101408 / Win2kP
WFM 2001101803 Win98SE
WorksForMe Build 2001080110 WinXP PRO 2600 photoshop 6.0.1
WFM build 2001101803 on win2k try restarting your OS and give it a go again :)
no need to restart OS because it is not a win98 problem. Photoshop (version 6.0) works after closing mozilla. After having closed mozilla, photoshop exactly does what it should have done before hanging.
law. Sounds like DDE trouble to me (and a possible bug in photoshop).
Assignee: asa → law
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Need to be able to reproduce this. Futuring till somebody else sees it or we get more time to look into it.
Target Milestone: --- → Future
I am seeing this on my system (Win98SE), and I have been seeing this with all versions of Mozilla so far (starting with 0.something, currently I'm using 1.3). I've always been thinking that it must be a problem with my own system, but I've been using lots of software and changed many things on my system (including very basic drivers) during the past years, and mozilla stays the only one producing this problem - so there's probably really something wrong in Mozilla. Since I've had this problem for a long time now, I've been able to gather additional information which may be valuable for evaluation. 1. The bug affects not only Photoshop, but many applications. 2. On changing the version of Mozilla used, the set of operations which are blocked also sometimes changes 3. For each single version of Mozilla, the set of blocked operations is constant, i.e. the bug is always reproducible 4. With Mozilla 1.3, the system time dialog of Windows is blocked (double-click on the time from the task bar, change the time in the window that pops up, then press ok - the window will neither close nor redraw until Mozilla has been shut down) 5. In some versions, startup of RealPlayer and shutdown of Acrobat Reader are blocked, so this bug could explain various plugin problems, and fixing this bug might greatly improve Mozilla's stability as perceived by the public. It would be great if someone could investigate this again. The bug is always reproducible on my system, so even if you cannot reproduce it yourself, please help me locating the exact problem on my machine. After all, the problem is obviously a blocked system call or message queue, and pressing OK in the Windows system time dialog should not create *that* many of those calls/messages, right?
Assignee: law → general
QA Contact: doronr → general
Target Milestone: Future → ---
Mozilla 1.3 is long gone and Win98 is EOLed. SeaMonkey trunk doesn't work on win98 either. Marking as INCOMPLETE since nobody has managed to track down the exact issue. Please reopen if you can reproduce with SeaMonkey 2.0a3pre running on a minimum of Win2k.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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