Jens Hatlak wrote:
On 9/5/2009 3:33 PM stan wrote:
Here are pictures of the mail/news screen and the browser screen. (I
think these will work. I had to enter them manually, couldn't copy and
Looks like an extension is missing. Some extensions need to be installed
into the application directory. After an update they're gone which
breaks the UI. Here are your options to try (make backups as needed):
* create a new profile and check if that one works (mostly for verification)
* install the missing extension(s) if you remember those
* delete XUL.mfasl (located in your profile folder)
* delete/rename chrome.rdf (located in the chrome folder inside your
* delete/rename the whole chrome folder inside your profile
I have tried creating another profile and partly messed things up worse
by having some things in each profile but not both (like mail and
1. I am unable to shutdown SM and then start it up again. I usually have
to delete the SM entry in the processes first and then shut down SM.
When I try to invoke SM, I either get nothing or sometimes the small SM
window that announces SM. This window just hangs there. This one is
really show stopper.
If I uninstall SM (after removing it from the process list) and then
reinstall SM, it starts normally. The original user/profile windows are
now is OK except for where I moved stuff to a new profile. The new
profile I created now has the extra stuff in the window.
I think if I could get the damn thing to restart, I might be able to put
one profile together that
works. That however is no assurance that next time I upgrade to a new
version of SM, I will likely have the sane problems again.
Is it possible to wipe out all traces of SM (except filing away things
like bookmarks, received mail, address book etc in some place
unconnected to SM). Then maybe I could install SM and see if it works
and will restart. Then I could add in the files for bookmarks etc.
Any directions from how to completely wipe out traces of SM?
I've been a faithful user since Netscape in 1997 but this one unnerves me.
Thanks for any help.
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