Frog schrieb: > Martin Feitag wrote: >> Moving your profile to your data-partition is a very good idea as you >> can format your OS-partition (or reload backup, whatever) at any time >> without losing any of your profile data. >> regards >> >> Martin > > I'm sorry for the delay in getting back to this subject--I have been > otherwise occupied by my daughters surgery. > > I'm not sure I know what I am doing when I start moving my profile to > the E:\ partition of my hard drive. Let me explain and hope you can > give me a little further guidance. > ----- > Step 1 - Completely close Mozilla Suite/SeaMonkey 1.x > **Done. > ----- > Step 2 - Copy the <Profile name>folder (which contain the xxxxxxxx.SLT > folder to wherever you want to store it, as long as no other folder with > the same name exists in that location. You can copy it anywhere except > the application's program directory. > **Currently, my profile is found in the following location: > C:\Documents and Settings\Frog\Application Data\Mozilla > Under Mozilla at this point I have the following: > Mozilla > Extensions > ho...@tomtom.com > Profiles > Frog-SeaM > g66n48iz.slt > chrome > Mail > incoming.verizon.net > Local Folders > News > news.mozilla-1.org > news.mozilla.org > (((and other news groups I visit))) > I decided, based on the instructions above that I was to copy the > "Profiles" folder to the E partition of my hard drive...becoming > E:\Profiles. That action was completed. I checked to see that all sub > folders under the "Profiles" folder was also copied to the E:\ location > and they were. So far, all was going without a glitch. > > QUESTION 1: I desire to move everything from Mozilla folder on to the > E:\ partition. Is this possible? I'm not sure what moving the Mozilla > folder, a folder that includes a sub folder "Extensions", will do to my > tomtom GPS update connection. > ----- > Step 3 - Start Profile Manager - **Done. > ----- > Step 4 - Click on "Create Profile..." and, in the dialog that opens, > enter the new profile name, using the EXACT same name as the <Profile > name> folder you copied. For example, if you are copying the > MyProfile\xxxxxxxx.SLT folder, enter MYProfile as the new profile name. > **I did as instructed, I placed Frog-SeaM in the "new profile name" blank. > ----- > Strp 5 - If you placed the <Profile name> folder in a different location > (other than the Default profile location): > Check on the "Choose Folder..." button. A "Browse for Folder" dialog > will open. > Select the folder that contains the <Profile Name> folder you copied. > For example, if you placed the <My Profile>folder inside the > D:Mozilla\Profiles folder, select the "Profiles" folder. > ***I chose the E:\Profiles in the dropdown window. I thought everything > was working as advertised at this point--I identified the name of my > profile as Frog/SeaM and that it was located on my system at E:\Profiles. > ----- > Review the path shown in the "Completing the Create Profile Wizard" > dialog to make sure it is correct, and then click "Finish" to create the > new Profile. > ***When reviewing this step, I found that I was not able to proceed any > further, as I was informed that a profile already exists with the same > name...and to please select a different name for my profile. > I hit cancel again because I didn't know what to do next. Can you give > me some guidance that will get me the rest of the way through this process?
*Argh* This is awful. Try to rename your old profile in the profile-manager after copying it. (take it as step 3a after step3) regards Martin -- () ascii ribbon campaign - against html e-mail /\ www.asciiribbon.org - http://www.gerstbach.at/2004/ascii _______________________________________________ support-seamonkey mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/support-seamonkey