Status

SeaMonkey
Startup & Profiles
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minor
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
13 years ago

People

(Reporter: Bertil Lindberg, Unassigned)

Tracking

1.7 Branch
x86
Windows XP

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

14 years ago
The login dialog box offers two available profiles: "Bertil Lindberg" and
"Default User". If I select "Bertil Lindberg" and click on "Start Mozella", I
receive the message: Mozilla cannot use the profile "Bertil Lindberg" because it
is in use. This happens all the time even when I just started my computer, and I
am not using Mozilla. 

Switching to the profile "Default User" solves the problem and I can log in.
Did you experience power failure or "Blue Screen" while Mozilla is running?
If yes, your problem is probably because of undeleted parent.lock file in
Profile Directry.
Delete the file when the profile of "Bertil Lindberg" is apparently not used,
for example just after re-boot, then start Mozilla and choose the profile of
"Bertil Lindberg".
Will it resolve your problem?
(Reporter)

Comment 2

14 years ago
Bert's response to comment from m-wada@japan.com at 2005-01-04 02:11 PST. 
Bert: No, I do not experience power failure or "Blue Screen" while Mozella is 
running. 
Reporter:
Do you see a lock file inside the broken profile ?
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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