"The directory C:\eudora 6.2 does not exist" - Eudora

This is a discussion on "The directory C:\eudora 6.2 does not exist" - Eudora ; I installed a version of 6.2.1.2 on my laptop (thinking it was 6.2.3.4). Now, whenever I open Eudora I get this: "The directory specified in the Data Folder of the DEudora.ini file C:\eudora 6.2 doesn't exist or is not writable." ...

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"The directory C:\eudora 6.2 does not exist"

  1. Default "The directory C:\eudora 6.2 does not exist"

    I installed a version of 6.2.1.2 on my laptop (thinking it was
    6.2.3.4). Now, whenever I open Eudora I get this:

    "The directory specified in the Data Folder of the DEudora.ini file
    C:\eudora 6.2 doesn't exist or is not writable."

    I can click through it, but it's kind of annoying. In comparing the
    ..ini folders in both versions I notice there's a small difference. The
    laptop says:

    [Settings]
    NC=1
    Code =NC
    UserAppData=1
    DataFolder=c:\eudora 6.2

    My desktop says (and remember, this is v. 6.2.3.4, not 5.2):

    [Settings]
    NC=1
    Code=NC
    DataFolder=c:\eudora 5.2

    I don't get the error message in 6.2.3.4. What's going here?

    (And btw, anyone know where I can download a fresh version of
    6.2.3.4?)

    Also, in Tools/Options, 6.2.1.2 has an "Auto-Configure" section ,
    which isn't in 6.2.3.4, that wants my server name, user name and
    password. I currently have them blank. Do I need to fill them in?

    Thanks.

    JJ

  2. Default Re: "The directory C:\eudora 6.2 does not exist"

    On Wed, 02 Jul 2008 15:25:42 -0500, El Jefe returned to say:

    > I installed a version of 6.2.1.2 on my laptop (thinking it was
    > 6.2.3.4). Now, whenever I open Eudora I get this:
    >
    > "The directory specified in the Data Folder of the DEudora.ini file
    > C:\eudora 6.2 doesn't exist or is not writable."
    >
    > I can click through it, but it's kind of annoying. In comparing the
    > .ini folders in both versions I notice there's a small difference.
    > The laptop says:
    >
    > [Settings]
    > NC=1
    > Code =NC
    > UserAppData=1
    > DataFolder=c:\eudora 6.2
    >
    > My desktop says (and remember, this is v. 6.2.3.4, not 5.2):
    >
    > [Settings]
    > NC=1
    > Code=NC
    > DataFolder=c:\eudora 5.2
    >
    > I don't get the error message in 6.2.3.4. What's going here?


    Do you mean file "Deudora.ini" in the "Programs" folder?

    If you don't use a program-launching shortcut to tell Eudora
    exactly where your mail folder is, via a command/Target line like
    "C\....\Eudora.exe" "D:\....\MyEudoraFolder"
    then Eudora hunts around for a likely candidate for the data folder,
    using complex logic described at length in the "Readme.txt" file
    that's automatically included in the Eudora programs folder,
    under the heading "Precisely how Eudora determines its data folder."

    "UseAppData=1" refers to the "Application Data\Qualcomm\Eudora" folder
    in your Windows user profile.

    So perhaps Eudora followed that procedure,
    tried the directory which the message specifies, and it didn't exist?

    > where can I download a fresh version of 6.2.3.4?


    Clicking the "Old Installers" link on http://eudora.com/download/
    takes you to http://eudora.com/techsupport/kb/2350hq.html
    where you can find versions 4.3.2 through 6.2.5.6
    (version 7.0 has been removed).

    However, the later versions have made quite a few improvements
    (and fewer new mistakes so why not "upgrade"?

    If an expiration of an older registration is the concern,
    not only can you find updated registrations easily,
    but at least two newsgroup participants seem to rush in
    to generate registrations to order with their "keygen" programs,
    thus sparing anyone else from risking their security by running them

    > Also, in Tools/Options, 6.2.1.2 has an "Auto-Configure" section,
    > which isn't in 6.2.3.4, that wants my server name, user name and
    > password. I currently have them blank. Do I need to fill them in?


    Do you mean an "Application Configuration Access Protocol [ACAP]" server?
    According to the Release Notes (file "RelNotes.txt" in Eudora "Programs"folder),
    version 6.2.3.4 "Removed ACAP panel from Options dialog" -- because
    it was another Qualcomm idea which faded away, pretty much unused.

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