User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050915 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050915 one fine morning the inbox just did not open . thunderbird tried desparately but after doing it for five minutes windows reported that thunderbird is not responding . other folders are opening . checked for the inbox size in the Profile which shows that it is 330 MB ( not compacted till now ) and still exists. tried with mozilla suite but the result is same . tried to export files to eudora but result is same . gone through the thunderbird knowledge base , earlier reported similar bugs but it seems that there is no solution for this particular problem .deleted inbox.msf etc. but of no avail . desparate situation . Pls help . Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. copied the inbox in question to a new folder name - local folder -99 2. went to accounts settings -local folders - local directory - location ( of the (corrupt ) inbox . 3. closed thunderbird . started the thunderbird again. Actual Results: it just keeps trying to log ( the hour glass is ON ) . after sometime it stops responding . Expected Results: should have opened the inbox files . I had another inbox ( with older mails ) . they are all opening . it is the latest ( last 4000 mails ) which have just refused to open. i use norton av ( in my notebook ) and my mails are stored in a portable hard disk .
you might try shutting down norton AV temporarily. And/Or, you might try Thunderbird 1.5 beta2 http://www.mozilla.org/products/thunderbird/releases/1.5beta2.html
On 6/1/2006 9:00 AM, Niraj Rathi wrote: > the problem was not solved and i still have the inbox lying in a safe place. > if there are any oterh solutions i will be glad to use them please try trunk version from http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/thunderbird/nightly/latest-trunk/ use a new/clean profile, startup in SAFE mode. is your inbox local (on PC), pop or imap? in addition to hour glass, any message in status area? there are several similar bugs - for example see bug 48550 comment 5, bug 289369, Bug 317194, bug 177309
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