[sylpheed:34792] Re: Web page email links not opening Sylpheed in Win 7

Bill Pratt pratt at rogers.com
Tue Sep 13 04:09:47 JST 2011

I have almost the same problem with Win 7 and Firefox. In my case, XP works perfectly, but with Win 7 email links open Sylpheed but not the compose window.


On Mon, 12 Sep 2011 12:59:55 -0600
Gene Goldenfeld <genegold at fastmail.fm> wrote:

> With XP and Opera browser, clicking on a web page email link opens a
> Sylpheed compose window with the address inserted, no problem.  But
> since installing Win 7, - installed on a new SSD, hence dual boot - it
> doesn't work.  Instead, email links return an "Internal
> communication error" web page. Has anyone seen a similar problem?  
> My settings in Win 7 and Opera (and Sylpheed) are the same as they are
> in XP (given defaults are set up differently in Win 7).  I've posted on
> a couple of Win 7 forums, including MS Answers, but everyone is at a
> loss to figure it out. Could it have anything to do with Sylpheed?
> I've got screenshots of the Win 7 and Opera settings posted at
> http://tinypic.com/a/2p3te/1. Any ideas welcome. Thanks,
> Gene Goldenfeld
> Sylpheed 3.1.2/Win 32.  

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