#### Accessing Newsgroup settings on another Networked computer

Hi,
I would like to access my settings for Thunderbird off my main PC, onto
my laptop.

I only want to access the Newsgroup settings off my main PC, so that
when I view a message on my laptop it will then be marked as read when I
later open thunderbird on my main PC.

Both computers are networked and I can access files and folders on both
PC's.

On my Laptop, I went into Tools>Account Settings>Newsgroups>Server
Settings and tried to change the newsrc file from its default of:

C:\Documents and Settings\Rod\Application
Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\kn2w15am.default\News\text-news.blueyonder.co.uk.rc

to where my main PC stores its newsgroup settings I think:

\\thor\C:\Documents and Settings\Rod\Application
Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\kn2w15am.default\News\text-news.blueyonder.co.uk.rc

But thunderbird offers to OVERWRITE this file.

I don't want to do this, as I think it will copy my mail settings from
my Laptop to my main PC.

Am I barking up the wrong tree, and is this possible?

TIA
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��� wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to access my settings for Thunderbird off my main PC, onto
> my laptop.
>
> I only want to access the Newsgroup settings off my main PC, so that
> when I view a message on my laptop it will then be marked as read when I
> later open thunderbird on my main PC.
>
> Both computers are networked and I can access files and folders on both
> PC's.
>
> On my Laptop, I went into Tools>Account Settings>Newsgroups>Server
> Settings and tried to change the newsrc file from its default of:
>
> C:\Documents and Settings\Rod\Application
> Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\kn2w15am.default\News\text-news.blueyonder.co.uk.rc
>
> to where my main PC stores its newsgroup settings I think:
>
> \\thor\C:\Documents and Settings\Rod\Application
> Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\kn2w15am.default\News\text-news.blueyonder.co.uk.rc
>
> But thunderbird offers to OVERWRITE this file.
>
> I don't want to do this, as I think it will copy my mail settings from
> my Laptop to my main PC.
>
> Am I barking up the wrong tree, and is this possible?
>
> TIA
You may get better results posting in the Thunderbird Support newsgroup:

THUNDERBIRD:  "eMail only" application.
news://news.mozilla.org/mozilla.support.thunderbird

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2/25/2006 7:34:45 PM

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