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Thunderbird difficulties

Thunderbird difficulties

Thunderbird difficulties

I have been using Thunderbird for many years and have been very happy with it except for the last year or so.

I have 2 computers, a 32-bit desktop at work, and a relatively new Dell 64-bit laptop. Both have Win 7 Pro. I installed Thunderbird version (20090812) on the laptop. This is the same version that was working fine on the 32-bit desktop. I used exactly the same login parameters as on the 32-bit machine. I could not get Thunderbird to work right on the new machine on all my email accounts. I upgraded the laptop to a much later version of Tbird (perhaps 52.6.0) with no improvement. Even on the one account that works, Tbird messes with fonts to an extent that makes it nearly unusable. I took the machine to a very competent computer repair shop, and they were not able to fix things. On the 32-bit machine, Tbird has started frequently giving warnings something like ...can't connect securely to website-archive mozilla.org.... I've given up on Thunderbird. Two questions:

1. Has anyone else had these kinds of problems with Thunderbird?

2. What's the best email client alternative to Thunderbird?

RE: Thunderbird difficulties

Now added as a FAQ.

FAQ605-7932: What alternative email clients are there?


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RE: Thunderbird difficulties

Thanks very much ChrisHirst, this helps a lot

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