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Post Posted March 21st, 2017, 7:33 am

I have just converted from Outlook Express to Thunderbird. I have found that Thunderbird has created duplicate sets of folders from my current cable company email provider. Should I delete the second set of folders? Is it safe to do so? What's the best approach?

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Since I started the Import from Outlook Express, my Thunderbird GUI has been downloading nonstop for over 24 hours. It downloads the same Inbox over and over again. I don't know when it will stop.

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Post Posted March 21st, 2017, 8:25 am

You might want to review this article to see if it would pay to delete the accounts in Thunderbird and start over again -- http://kb.mozillazine.org/Import_from_Outlook_Express

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Post Posted March 21st, 2017, 4:14 pm

DanRaisch wrote:You might want to review this article to see if it would pay to delete the accounts in Thunderbird and start over again -- http://kb.mozillazine.org/Import_from_Outlook_Express


Thank you. Would uninstalling by Revo Uninstaller accomplish that deleting of account?

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Post Posted March 21st, 2017, 7:13 pm

It would remove the program but you also want to make sure that it deletes the profile folder -- http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Thunderbird

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Post Posted March 22nd, 2017, 12:30 am

conceptualclarity1 your post was off topic for this thread and one of your posting attempts to ask for account help is at viewtopic.php?f=11&t=3028557

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Post Posted March 22nd, 2017, 12:59 am

I am testing to see if I can post here at all, so please consider this on topic.

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Post Posted March 25th, 2017, 4:59 pm

Thank you again, DanRaisch. I did uninstall as you suggested. Upon reinstalling it took a really long time to download Local Folders, but it did finally finish. So far so good. :)

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Post Posted March 26th, 2017, 4:32 am

Not sure at all what you mean by "download Local Folders" as that structure doesn't exist on the server but only on the local computer and thus is not downloaded.

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Post Posted March 27th, 2017, 1:08 am

DanRaisch wrote:Not sure at all what you mean by "download Local Folders" as that structure doesn't exist on the server but only on the local computer and thus is not downloaded.


I'm referring to the import from Outlook Express of folders that weren't with my ISP, having preceded it.

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Post Posted March 27th, 2017, 5:06 am

Ah, now I see. Thank you.

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