When opening Mail/News, no prompt for Netscape Webmail password.



16 years ago
11 years ago


(Reporter: nd_blew, Assigned: sspitzer)


Windows 98

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)




16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030718
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030718

When opening Mail/News, there is no prompt for my Netscape Webmail password,
only a long error box saying the security is corrupt and that i need to fix my
profile.  This was never a problem in Netscape 7.02 and right before I went to
Mozilla, i tried to update to Netscape 7.1 and installation went KA-BOOM!  Came
to a dead halt.  So, i decided to completely uninstall Netscape (both 7.02 and
what was copied of 7.1).  Now, there's a problem.  On a side note, this also
happens when accessing my saved password.

I've narrowed it down to a few things.

A) It doesn't like the idea that I had no password for the "PIMS 140 Internal
Cryptography" in Netscape.

B) Something was corrupted from my Netscape 7.1 install and carried over.

C) Microsoft is cursing me for switching off of IE.  (Highly Likely!)

Anyway, I hope this is detailed enough to solve the problem.  Thanks in advance.


Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Netscape 7.02
2. Set up a Netscape Webmail account in NETSCAPE Mail/Newsgroups
3. Set your PIMS-140 Internal Cryptography Password to ""
4. Attempt to install Netscape 7.1 but let it crash when it trys to install
Radio@Netscape Plus (I doubt you can do this one)
5. Uninstall both versions of Netscape
6. Install Mozilla (version listed above)
7. Try to access your Netscape Webmail through Mozilla Mail/Newsgroups
Actual Results:  
Error box as described in details section.

Expected Results:  
Prompted me for my Netscape Webmail password.

Comment 1

16 years ago
Invalid for 2 reasons:
Mozilla mail can't access Netscape Webmail, and you should have created a new
profile to use with Mozilla.
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Product: MailNews → Core
Product: Core → MailNews Core
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