Re: Earthlink and Mozilla newsgroups

Discussion in 'Firefox' started by Jack Zeller, Oct 10, 2003.

  1. Jack Zeller

    Jack Zeller Guest

    murple wrote:

    > Recently I've been having problems with Mozilla and newsgroups.
    > I keep having to re-enter my name and password. I can be browing
    > newsgroups and in the middle of downloading a message and all of
    > a sudden the name and password boxes appear. I can have downloaded
    > message headers and viewed the text of 38 messages and out of
    > nowhere it decides I need to re-enter my password info.
    >
    > I'm suspicious that Earthlink changed something in their configurations.
    > Recently they changed my news server from news.mindspring.com to
    > news.east.earthlink.net but even before that I was having this
    > problem with the name and password windows appearing in the
    > middle of my browsing.
    >
    > I've tried updating from Mozilla 1.0.2 to Mozilla 1.4, but that
    > doesn't seem to have solved the problem. It's an ongoing problem.
    > I've had it for weeks now. But I didn't have it back when I used
    > Mozilla 1.0.1 and when I first updated to Mozilla 1.0.2 I didn't
    > have it then. I think Earthlink is to blame, though they won't
    > admit it.
    >
    > Has anyone else had this problem and, more important, is there
    > a way to solve it. It's sort of a nuisance to have to enter my
    > password info 3 separate times while I'm browsing newsgroups.
    >

    Same problem on this end with Mozilla 1.5, occasionally.
     
    Jack Zeller, Oct 10, 2003
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  2. Jack Zeller

    Russ Guest

    > Same problem on this end with Mozilla 1.5, occasionally.
    >


    Darn, I was hoping this might be solved in that release. I guess we can
    always hope for a fix in 1.6!
     
    Russ, Oct 15, 2003
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