User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 The local folders directory changed to "D:\MAILBOX", I created some folder under "Local Folders" and then store some mail into such folder. When I start Mozilla next time, all mail and folders I create have been lost. Then I go to check the directory "D:\MAILBOX", everything lost and only remain some default file generated by "Mozilla Mail". I try other test now. I recreate some folder and store some mail in it. Then I make a backup of "D:\MAILBOX". After I restart Mozilla Mail, everything lost again. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.change "Local Directory" of "Local Folders" to "D:\MAILBOX" 2.create some folders under "Local Directory". 3.move some mail into such folders. 4.close Mail. 5.start Mail next time, all created folders and mail under "Local Directory" lost. 6.the Mail seems slow and displaying "Opening Folder". Actual Results: all mail and created folders under "Local Folders" lost
I don't know what's going on here. Are you creating these folders and moving these messages with Mozilla, or outside of Mozilla?
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
See "Known Issues" section in release note of Mozilla(any release). http://www.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla1.4/known-issues.html#mail > Messenger (Mail and News) > General Mail and News Issues > In the Mail/News Account Settings: Server Settings dialog box, > any changes you make to local directory settings won't take effect > until you exit and restart Mozilla ( Bug 2654 ) Folders were probably created in old mail directry.
Folders are probably created in old mail directry.
Severity: critical → normal
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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