User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.1) Gecko/20020826 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.1) Gecko/20020826 If the newsrc file path has been changed, then any newsgroups you subscribe to will be "forgotten." Mozilla subscribes to newsgroups fine and generates the appropriate .msf and hostinfo.dat files in the specifiec newsrc path. However, when mozilla is completly closed and reopened, the subscribed newsgroups are missing. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Add a newsgroup account. 2. Change the newsrc file path (in the Newsgroups Server Settings) 3. Subscribe to a newsgroup and download its files. 4. Completely close Mozilla. 5. Reopen Mozilla mail & newsgroups. Actual Results: The newsgroup account appears, but the subscribed newsgroups are missing. Expected Results: The subscribed newsgroups and messages should appear. (This is what happens if the newsrc file path is not modified.) am using Internet Explorer Theme
-> mailnews if a bug does not obviously belong in a component, please give some explaination for the initial location. even if this bug belongs here, for some reason, it is now going to get bounced around.
Assignee: dougt → sspitzer
Component: Networking: File → Networking: News
Product: Browser → MailNews
QA Contact: benc → stephend
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 99238 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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