User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:184.108.40.206) Gecko/2008102920 Firefox/3.0.4 Build Identifier: Unknown, cannot start! After I made a new email account to a 1st start of Thunderbird on an account, the wizard has placed the inbox together with Local Folders, and I failed to rectify that the inbox may be separate for each account. Not even delete of the account (re)opens the chance to tell Thunderbird to use accounts own Inbox!! Thus I went to C:\Documents and Settings\Jinny\Application Data\Thunderbird and deleted the profile. Ever since Thunderbird says in a popup: "Thunderbird is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window you must 1st close the existing Thunderbird, or restart system." Not true, Thunderbird is not running, I used process explorer to verify that no such process exists. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.exit Thunderbird 2.delete profile directory 3.attempt to start Actual Results: popup says that Thunderbird is running but not responding. Expected Results: Make a new profile from scratch! In any case, I am yet to find out how to start it at all! Maybe a re installation?
Wow, not even a reboot and reinstall atop of the old installation helps!! It still says always "TB is already running but not responding! I am stuck! Stunning consequence of a delete of a profile directory.
Actually, I just found out that two files stayed behind in the Application Data\Thunderbird directory: profiles.ini and registry.dat. After I deleted these two as well, TB started as usual and I was able to recreate the account with unchecked "use global inbox" option. I have lowered the severity of the bug to "normal".
Severity: major → normal
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 278860
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