Thunderbird saves on 2 different disks



8 years ago
7 years ago


(Reporter: bc, Unassigned)


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(Whiteboard: [closeme 2011-08-27])



8 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de; rv: Gecko/20100914 Firefox/3.6.10
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de; rv: Gecko/20100914 Firefox/3.6.10

I am saving my mails of one account on a separate, encrypted disk while the other accounts save on C: in the standard folder "documents and settings" (or whatever it is called in English). I have set this in account settings. When trying to restore the mails, I realised that some of the saving is in C: where Thunderbird is in stalled (including the address book), and some is in the different encrypted disk. I tried to change the path in the profiles.ini file to take everything to the encrypted disk, but then Thunderbird cannot read most of the mail folders anymore. 
Related: I cannot copy the addressbook from another account into this account.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Change path in profiles.ini to encrypted disk
2. Change: IsRelative=0
2.Copy files from C:/... profiles to encrypted disk
3.Start Thunderbird
Actual Results:  
Thunderbird does not recognise the folders or mails.

Expected Results:  
See the same emails as before the changes

Comment 1

7 years ago
bc, did you resolve your issue?
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Whiteboard: [closeme 2011-08-27]

Comment 2

7 years ago
(In reply to comment #1)
> bc, did you resolve your issue?

No, I now have parts on C: and part on the encrypted partition. It works as long as this computer works - and I feel safe because I work with IMAP. 
I was advised to have all Thunderbird on one partition - but did not get advice on how to change the situation as it is now.
The challenge will come with the migration to a new computer, I believe. I let it rest till then.
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