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Question about U3 apps in general

Hi, I was wondering if anyone could tell me what would be stored in the .u3p file hidden in the program folder for a U3 program [U3 Drive\System\Apps\(Long string)\]. I was wondering because as a random experiment, I decided to overwrite the files in the "profile", "plugins", and "firefox" folders with the PA's Firefox 2.0 folders on a seperate disk. It seems to work fine. but I was wondering if the .u3p file will interfere with the overwritten files. Any help?

Oh yeah, sorry if this doesn't make any sense to you. Let me know if it is and I'll try to rephrase it.

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Nope

It shouldn't interfere, however your question was a little vague.
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What's up with Thunderbird not auto configuring???

I'd love to find a way to run my U3 Cruzer Micro on other systems without having to sync to them. I was hoping these portable apps would free me from lugging around a heavy box all day and not having to think too hard. But life seems to present one dilemma after another.

I have one comment on firefox and two distinct comments on thunderbird. My comment on Firefox is that I LIKE IT !!!

My second comment is that I don't know what I'm doing with the portableapps yet, so someone needs to fill me in (?portableapps.com?) how can make thunderbird automatically detect "Incoming" and "Outgoing SMTP" servers on launch and fill in the second screen of the setup. I can't for the life of me figure out what's happening there? If I'm traveling from system to system, one set of server addresses isn't going to allow me to connect automatically. I'll have to configure that each time I move on to a new system...Right? How can I fix thunderbird so it configures itself after the first setup screen?

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some info

If you start with a new copy of Thunderbird, you first have to set up an email(or rss... ) account.
The config-screen lets you type your name, email-address, pop or smtp server for incoming mail and smtp for outgoing mail.
Thats it.
For a step by step walkthrough with pics look here:
http://opensourcearticles.com/articles/thunderbird_15/english/part_01

hope that helps.

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Re: Thanks for the help!

I'll try to put this together as you suggested. I'm new to this stuff so it's a pain. I do thank you for your help though. I was hoping that the Thunderbird app would be able to auto config from whatever system I happen to be on without my having to mess with it.
Nevertheless, thank you,

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How could it?

How could it auto-configure itself?
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Account import. It's not new

Account import.

It's not new just no open sauce variation yet.

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I like

open sauce stuff!
Its Cool

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Open Source Account Import ???

Um... Forgive me if I'm being daffy here, but, firefox starts right up and makes a connection to whatever ISP the host machine is using, wherever, whenever, etc, etc, etc...
How can I set up Thunderbird to connect to the host ISP system I'm operating is using, and not have to mess with the email account(s) I want to download from--i.e. hotmail, gmail, whomever.
I expect that I'm being an idiot with this, and the fix is probably something a 4th grader could do, right? I'm so confused... Sad

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Please don't hijack the thread

If you have a new question, start a new topic in the appropriate forum.

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Mmm

Sauce... *drools* Sticking out tongue
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