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netscape 7.1

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by chasf, Apr 27, 2004.

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  1. chasf

    chasf Thread Starter

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    I just downloaded netscape 7.1 over 4.79. Having problems with email. Can't seem to receive any. I did receive my acknowledgement from this site-TECH SUPPORT. Also where the inbox,drafts,sentmail,etc. are there are just icons with no text. Its much easier to read if it spells out inbox,etc. When I compose email it asks for address, I put it in but I never see it on the email form like I did before.
    One other thing--I still have netscape 4.79 loaded. I thought when I downloaded 7.1 it would disappear.

    There seems to be no one I can ask about my email settings from Netscape without paying for it.

    I am retired and anything but an expert. Any help please.
     
  2. hewee

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    chasf,

    Welcome to TSG :)

    Netscape 7 does not install everything the same as 4.x does.

    http://home.att.net/~cherokee67/index6.html

    Just how did you do the install? If netscape 7 was installed in it's default location it is in C:\Windows\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\profilename\xxxxxxxx.slt\Mail\accountname (Depending on your OS)
    http://home.att.net/~cherokee67/ns67cleaninstall.html

    I would back up the netscape 4 user folder and if you have email in netscape 7 back it up also but I am guessing you don't.
    No netscape 4 will not go away by installing netscape 7.

    You may have Netscape 7 install ok but it did no import the user folder from netscape right. Read the " Performing a "Clean" Install for Netscape 7.xx or Mozilla 1.xx" and it will tell you how to " Copy from the OLD profile, and paste into the NEW profile".
    Read the " Mail and Address Book " http://home.att.net/~cherokee67/index6.html#7mailab
     
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