User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4a) Gecko/20030401 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4a) Gecko/20030401 The USER ID and PASSWORD are input with the "save" option. Then periodically (several times a day), I can go back to the same newsgroup(s) and get asked for a ID and password again. The system does not "crash" as it did in 1.3, rather it goes ahead and works. Still needs to have a universal newsgroup password feature as entering a separate username and password for ten different newsgroups is a BIG hassle! Reproducible: Didn't try Steps to Reproduce: 1.It just happens sometimes. I do not know how to reproduce. It seems to happen with about the same frequecy (ever 1 to 5 hours of operation) as the "browser locks up completely and causes windows 2000 to crash completely" problem. 2. 3.
I'm also seeing this problem with Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4b) Gecko/20030408 maybe duplicate with http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=201749
I decided that maybe the problem had something to do with multiple NG windows open at once. Since I now make sure that only one NG window is open at a time, the problem has stopped happening. Perhaps this is a "clue" for looking into the problem.
*** Bug 207047 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
In response to comment #2: I'm still with Mozilla/5.0 (OS/2; U; Warp 4.5; de-AT; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030313, becuase of Multizilla still having some issues with bugs in 1.4, but here it happens all the time and I really can't predict under which circumstances the next PW verification happens and I'm using only a single mail/news window. BTW, does the NNTP protocol force the use of 2 sequential windows for 1. Username and then 2. PW, rather than a single one, asking for both informations?
Wolfi - see bug 201750 regarding the separate dialogs.
sorry for the spam. making bugzilla reflect reality as I'm not working on these bugs. filter on FOOBARCHEESE to remove these in bulk.
Assignee: sspitzer → nobody
Filter on "Nobody_NScomTLD_20080620"
QA Contact: stephend → networking.news
Product: Core → MailNews Core
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 437930
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