Well, ok - after changing the default install directory to Program Files\SeaMonkey2 rather than
Program Files\SeaMonkey, I got SM 2.0 to launch, but with no import wizard. I used the command line
-migration process, and mail and bookmarks all came over flawlessly, BUT...
My very large password file, while *appearing* to migrate (there is an identical .s file and key3.db
file in both the 1.1.8 profile and in the new SM 2.0 profile), shows up empty in "Profile Manager."
This alone will keep me using 1.1.18 for a good long while, as it would literally take days of
spare time to laboriously copy over each URL and password manually. Why does this not work? It
seems like it should.
Patrick Crumhorn wrote:
This is exactly my problem as well. I installed SM 2.0 tonight on my
WinXP Professional SP2 system that already has 1.1.18 working fine.
After install I was prompted to launch SeaMonkey but nothing happens. It
will not launch - at all - from the desktop icon or directly from the
.exe file. No sign of it in Task Manager processes either. Fortunately
my 1.1.18 is untouched, so I'll probably use that for the foreseeable
future. I'd hate to have to switch to FF and TB since I've used the
suite since Navigator 4 but this just isn't working for me.
Oh, the only parent.lock file I found anywhere was in my old SeaMonkey
profile, none in the SM 2 directories at all. I deleted it as suggested,
but no effect.
On Oct 27, 7:39 pm, "David E. Ross" <nob...@nowhere.invalid> wrote:
In the meantime, I've reverted back to SM 1.1.18.
I won't use IE except for downloading and installing Windows XP updates
because I've declined to install various security updates for it. Thus,
I don't consider it a full-function, working browser in my
David E. Ross
Go to Mozdev at <http://www.mozdev.org/> for quick access to
extensions for Firefox, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, and other
Mozilla-related applications. You can access Mozdev much
more quickly than you can Mozilla Add-Ons.
I had 1.1.18 installed and running fine. I downloaded 2.0 (just a
little while ago), installed it (no problems), then, like David it
asked if I wanted to run. I said yes and nothing happened. I also
double-clicked the SM icon in the SM folder: nothing.
I have only one profile and I did not uninstall 1.1.18. I looked in
the SeaMonkey folder and the seamonkey.exe file had a date from
September. I would have expected it to have an October date.
I have reloaded 1.1.18 but am disappointed with the 2.0 problem. I'm
Thanks for any help.
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