Could not initialize the browser's security component.

VERIFIED WORKSFORME

Status

Core Graveyard
Security: UI
P3
normal
VERIFIED WORKSFORME
15 years ago
a year ago

People

(Reporter: Vincyman, Assigned: Stephane Saux)

Tracking

1.0 Branch
x86
Windows 98

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win 9x 4.90; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021212
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win 9x 4.90; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021212

I get the following alert message whenever I visit a web pag when I surf.
"Alert: Could not initialize the browser's security component.  The most likely
cause is problems with files in your browser's profile directory.  Please check
that this dorectory has no read/write restrictions and your hard disk is not
full or close to full.  It is recommended that you exit the browser and fix the
problem.  If you continue to use the browser session, you might see incorrect
browser behavior when accessing security features"

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Select the Mozilla shortcut icon.
2.Cick any of my Bookmark web links.
3.

Actual Results:  
Alert message error as stated above appears.

Expected Results:  
Open the link without any alert error messages.
please try to do this :
close mozilla (including quicklaunch), locate your Mozilla user-profile and delete 
cert7.db and key3.db

-> PSM
Assignee: asa → ssaux
Component: Browser-General → Client Library
OS: other → Windows 98
Product: Browser → PSM
QA Contact: asa → junruh
Version: Trunk → unspecified

Comment 2

15 years ago
Most likely comment #1 will work, or setting up a new profile.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Priority: -- → P3
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
Version: unspecified → 2.4

Comment 3

15 years ago
V
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Original bug summary line was:
> When I browse the internet and select a web page the following alert mesage 
> keeps popping up: "Could not initialize the browser|s security component.  
> The most likely cause is problems with files in your browser's profile 
> directory....."  How to I find this directory to correct this problem?

The new shorter summary is:
> Could not initialize the browser's security component.
Summary: this directory to correct this problem? When I browse the internet and select a web page the following alert mesage keeps popping up: "Could not initialize the browser|s security component. The most likely cause is problems with files in your brow… → Could not initialize the browser's security component.

Updated

13 years ago
Component: Security: UI → Security: UI
Product: PSM → Core

Updated

10 years ago
Version: psm2.4 → 1.0 Branch
Product: Core → Core Graveyard
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