This is a discussion on Re: Subject: Re: Where To Install SM2.. - Mozilla ; On Oct 27, 9:44 pm, Leonidas Jones wrote: > James wrote: > > Then why is this note on the Seamonkey page under Installation? > > >> Installation > > >> Please note that installing SeaMonkey 2.0 will overwrite your ...
On Oct 27, 9:44 pm, Leonidas Jones
> James wrote:
> > Then why is this note on the Seamonkey page under Installation?
> >> Installation
> >> Please note that installing SeaMonkey 2.0 will overwrite your existing
> >> installation of SeaMonkey. You won't lose any of your bookmarks,
> >> browsing history or mail and news messages, but some of your
> >> extensions and other add-ons might not work until updates for them are
> >> made available.
> > .
> > .
> > Thanks,
> > James
> > .
> > .
> >> First of all, even if you install SM 2.0 in the default location, it
> >> will not overwrite the existing SM 1.1.x. It installs to its own
> >> location, and sets up a new profile in a new location. As long as you
> >> do not uninstall SM 1.1.x, you cn easily run the two independently of
> >> each other.
> Well, all I can say is that installing 2.0 on Win XP SP3 installed to a
> separate SeaMonkey folder in Program Files, leaving 1.1.14 untouched in
> the mozilla.org folder.
> On the other hand, on Mac OS X, I installed it as instructed to
> Applications, which did overwrite 1.1.18.
> At least that is what happened to me.
Do both SM 1.1.x & SM 2.0 appear in Add/Remove programs? I'm also
running Win XP SP3 and want to give SM 2.0 a try. But, the prospect of
being able to run both SM 1.1.x & SM 2.0 for at least a while is