Closed Bug 219796 Opened 19 years ago Closed 19 years ago
No way to register Thunderbird as default application for news
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; .NET CLR 1.1.4322) Build Identifier: No way to register Thunderbird as default application for news (not for mail). Thunderbird 0.3a Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce:
*** Bug 223033 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 223474 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Registering Thunderbird as default news application will fail if no 'news' and 'nntp' keys under "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT" exist. Exactly this keys are fully removed by unregistering TB inside options. Any later changings don't work. By unsetting TB as default newsclient we should not delete this keys! Only 'HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\news\shell\open\command\(Default)' should be resetted. On the other side the whole tree should be created correctly when it not exist.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 202497 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
This bug has been marked as a duplicate of [url=https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=202497]bug 202497[/url] about default mailto protocol handler. It has long been fixed but I noticed I'm still unable to set thunderbird as the default news client. I think this bug should be reopened.
Which version of Thunderbird are you using? It's working fine with version 2 alpha 1 (20060909).
(In reply to comment #7) > Which version of Thunderbird are you using? It's working fine with version 2 > alpha 1 (20060909). I'm using thunderbird 2 alpha 1 (20060908). I tried to set it once more and it seems to work now! I had this problem several times before with thunderbird 1.5 and nightlies released after bug 202497 fix. Shame on me, I did not test with the latest nightly before submitting my comment. Sorry for the trouble! :-/
Not a problem. So we can verify this.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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