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I'm trying to run Thunderbird portable in Sandboxie but it doesn't work. I'm getting an access denied error - any ideas if it's possible?

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I just downloaded Thunderbird v3.1.2 portable from portableapps.com/apps/internet/thunderbird_portable and it seems to be working fine. Where are you getting the error? Did you run it in the Default Sandbox or Outside the Sandbox? –  Isxek Sep 7 '10 at 11:24

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  • You are probably not able to send/receive mail because the sandboxie might be boxing your thunder-bird's network access

  • Another reason could be because Mozilla people might have blocked this portable version

  • Some people are able to solve the problem by choosing "Auto-detect proxy" instead of having a "Direct Connection".

  • You Will be able to run Thunder Bird in Oracle Virtual Machine which also functions similar to a sandboxie

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