I went into bookmarks with Ctrl-B and opened a folder. I chose File...New Bookmark from the menu and got a popup error message: MS Visual C++ Runtime Error -- pure virtual function called I clicked OK and then my Mozilla windows closed. Talkback did not appear. After reboot, I took the same steps and was able to reproduce this bug. Doing a quick search, there are several similar bugs: bug 73336, bug 72016, bug 86302, bug 91326, bug 70174, bug 91782 None of those looked like exactly my situation, but maybe they are related. [Build 2001-07-28-08 on Windows NT 4]
firstname.lastname@example.org, what is your build ID? thanks.
Build ID 2001072808
joelt, could you try this with a more recent build please? This may clear up the problem. Also, make sure you delete your old mozilla directory before reinstalling. Thanks.
Chris, I meant to try different versions today but before doing so I decided to test a little further for repeatability. The best I can get is what *usually* makes it crash for me: 1. Press Ctrl+B or Click Bookmarks..Manage Bookmarks 2. Open Personal Toolbar Folder 3. Open a subfolder 4. Click once on the FIRST bookmark in that folder 5. Click File...New Bookmark 6. New Bookmark dialog appears, with this Error window on top: ------------------------------------------------------ (title: Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library) (image: red circle with white X) Runtime error! Program C:\Program Files\mozilla.org\Mozilla\mozilla.exe R6025 - pure virtual function call (button: OK) ------------------------------------------------------ 7. Mozilla is gone, no talkback window appears Omitting step 4, so that a folder is highlighted, has not caused a crash for me so far. Also, choosing a bookmark which is not first in its folder will not cause a crash. After either of these, repeating iterations of the above steps 1-7 will NOT cause a crash either. However, if the Manage Bookmarks window is closed and then re-opened, steps 1-7 will again be able to cause a crash. Hope this helps! [again, this is build 2001072808 on Windows NT 4; I'll try other builds once I can get the bug more repeatable]
I believe I was seeing this problem with earlier versions a few weeks ago. it stopped when I grabbed a newer build, so I never filed a bug on it.
The bug still exists in 0.9.3 and Build 2001082803 (most recent nightly as of now). I made sure to clean out my old mozilla directory each time before installing. norton, which build were you using? I'll try to reproduce it with that one.
joelt: I didn't catch your comments until today. No guarantees, but think I was on build 2001071604 when I was seeing this, and think it got a lot better for me when I switched to build 2001080603. Wish I could be of more help.
*** Bug 99813 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Resolving as new, based on the duplicate. Please see comments there.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
*** Bug 100343 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
this bug and the dupe are reported against NT and I can't repro on Win98 - may actually be NT only.
switching OS to ALL since this bug has been reported on Win95 as well. I still can't reproduce however. Accepting hypotheses about why this would affect some and not all.
OS: Windows NT → All
After your remarks I I tried to narrow it down further: - I've never had it happen with the classic theme. - Using the modern theme it does not happen when I have a blank page as start page. - When I set http://www.heise.de/newsticker/ as the start page and wait until the page has fully loaded, it happens sometimes. - If I move from there to a different site (i.e. slashdot) it dies consistently (after Ctrl+B->New Bookmark, of course)
*** Bug 102384 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I can confirm this bug in the 29th september trunk build in Windows 2000.
*** Bug 103735 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
17 years ago
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Target Milestone: --- → Future
FYI I just downloaded 0.9.5 and the bug is still there.
Paul Chen is now taking Bookmarks bugs. For your convenience, you can filter email notifications caused by this by searching for 'ilikegoats'.
Assignee: ben → pchen
Status: ASSIGNED → NEW
Mass move Ben's bugs dumped on me marked future with p5 to get off my untriaged radar. You can filter out this email by looking for "ironstomachaussie"
Priority: -- → P5
Is anyone still seeing this in 0.9.6? (fresh install, new profile)
mass reassign of pchen bookmark bugs to ben
Assignee: pchen → ben
email@example.com, are you still seeing this on a recent build?
I'm not seeing this bug anymore on recent builds. (Win 98, NT 4) Thanks all! Ubermonkey/joelt
Good to hear! Resolving as WFM
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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