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Word 2007 sending mail tries to use Exchange address book

My son has Office 2007 installed on Windows XP, although not Outlook - we use Thunderbird for email. In Word 2007 when he does File / Send / E-mail, he gets an error saying that Word cannot contact ...
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Thunderbird uses wrong attachment mime type on Windows Vista

Thunderbird running on Windows Vista has usually sent Microsoft Word documents as mime type application/msword, which as I understand is correct. However, now it has suddenly decided to send Word ...
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Thunderbird: moving email from local Junk folder to IMAP folder yields “Message contains invalid header”

Whenever I try to move an email from a local Junk folder to an IMAP folder in Thunderbird, I get the following error message: The current command did not succeed. The mail server responded: Message ...
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Making Microsoft Word and Thunderbird spell check hotkeys the same?

I use Microsoft Word a lot and I also use Thunderbird for my email. I can't keep track of two different sets of hot keys for spell check, is there a way to force Word and Thunderbird to use the same ...
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Is there any way to search for tags in Mozilla Thunderbird?

I'm currently running the Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 desktop email client. In Thunderbird, if I type "linksys router" in the search box, it will find every message in the current folder containing ...
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Thunderbird - Show all email addresses

I have a user who needs to show all of the email address in Thunderbird without having to click the "show triangle"! To explain:- I have screenshotted before clicking the show triangle and after (...
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using thunderbird for email, importing my old outlook emails, can I run 2 files at once?

I am using gmail for email for a long time, so I downloaded thunderbird to backup my gmail emails. I use thunderbird to search for emails etc. On another computer I imported all my old outlook ...
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Gnome applet watching for thunderbird inbox mails

I'm looking for a gnome applet that periodically would watch for thunderbirds mail accounts. Something similar to gmail firefox plugin. Did anyone notice this kind of applet?
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Disable folder drag and drop in Thunderbird

Is there any way (config / plugin) to disable the drag and drop of folders (not messages) in Thunderbird? I often use this feature accidentally, screwing up my whole mailbox.
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Thunderbird Reply2All mistake when having two addresses

I have a Gmail account and a second email address. The mail from this second address is forwarded to the Gmail address. I use Thunderbird to read my email, but there's a little problem with the ...
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Configure Thunderbird to never send (or even try to send) HTML emails

Where can I tell Thunderbird always to send emails as plain-text, and never as HTML-formatted messages? I hate HTML-based email, and always do everything possible to send my emails as plain text. ...
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Sync contacts between iPod Touch, Sony Ericcson k750i, Thunderbird (x2) and Gmail

Related Question: Syncing contacts between Mac, Nokia E51 and iPod Touch Is it possible for me to sync my contacts between: Gmail My iPod Touch (I've got an app to send free texts through webmail) ...
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Override Incoming Email HTML in Thunderbird

I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird (2.0.0.23), and regularly receive HTML email from people who use HTML background colors. I find them annoying and would like to override the background colors without ...
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Thunderbird: Mails are not visible in inbox or appear twice?

Thunderbird Version: 2.0.0.23 (20090812) Some mails appear twice in the inbox. Other are not visible at all but can be found when searching for their subject (which requires to know the subject in ...
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Synchronize read/unread status for Thunderbird RSS

I've tried several online RSS readers, but I didn't like any of them. I'm quite happy with Thunderbird, but I hate to have to manually mark as read articles I've read at home when I'm at work and vice ...
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How to log out of a specific account in Thunderbird

I have multiple IMAP accounts set up in my Thunderbird. I mainly use one, but occasionally need to check another one. When I'm done using the occasional one, I would like to log out of it. ...
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How do I restore Thunderbird email under Linux?

I have both a .thunderbird and a .mozilla-thunderbird from an existing installation. I installed Thunderbird 3.0b3 under Fedora 11, but it doesn't seem to see the email in either of those ...
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Meeting request in Thunderbird

I will receive meeting.ics (VCS/ICS calendar attachment) from my manager , previously I had some add-on in Thunderbird which was working fine . After some updates the meetings.ics file become as ...
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Increase Thunderbird timeout for retrieving POP mail

I have a POP mailserver set up in Thunderbird 2.0 that happens to be very slow. It does eventually connect, but I often get a message saying "Connection to pop server servername timed out". The ...
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Why are there directories called Local, LocalLow, and Roaming under \Users\<username>\AppData?

I have a workstation running Windows Server 2008 that's logged into an AD domain, and I have a dual boot with Ubuntu Linux. When running Linux, I'd like to be able to use the same Thunderbird profile ...
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Thunderbird doesn't raise or give focus when you click “Write” or “Reply”

I'm using Thunderbird 2.0.22, the version that comes with Ubuntu Intrepid 8.10. When I hit "Reply" or "Write", a new email window pops up, but it ends up being under the main Thunderbird Window, and ...
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Thunderbird is not marking mails in the server as read

I'm using Thunderbird to download mails from a Hotmail account. It works all right, except that the mails in the server are only marked as read when I log in to the webmail service and read them there....
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Export Email from Thunderbird to Microsoft Outlook

Export Mail from Thunderbird to Microsoft Outlook There is no default export feature in the application
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In Thunderbird, how can I set it so pressing J marks as junk AND moves to junk folder

Many years ago I had my Thunderbird mail client set up so that when I pressed J it marked the mail as junk and moved it to the junk folder. Now it just marks it as junk and I have to then later ...
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Thunderbird junk mail filter problems

After a hiatus of several years where I was using Apple Mail I've gone back to using Thunderbird for my mail. I'm generally pleased with Thunderbird. I like that it works on all OSes (I use several)....
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Can I make it so when I hit reply on Thunderbird, focus is at the top and not bottom?

Whenever I push reply in Thunderbird, it gives focus to the end of the previous email. I like to post all my replies above the previously sent email. Is there a way to do this by default?
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Thunderbird Gmail IMAP error: Some messages could not be FETCHed (failure)

I've followed Google's instructions on how to set up your Gmail in Thunderbird via IMAP and now it is giving me the following error any time I try to update the inbox: The current command did not ...
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Change the default sorting order in Thunderbird

Thunderbird (2.something here as 3 is still not stable and had some nasty bugs last I tried) sorts mails by date by default. This is fine, however, it sorts them so that the newest ones are at the ...
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Login to newsgroup with thunderbird3.0B2 for newsgroup that don't require login

I am trying to login to newsgroup(qt-interest) with thunderbird3.0B2. The problem is that the newsgroup allows users to read messages without password, but require a password to post a message. But ...
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Version of thunderbird that doesn't require installation?

Is there a binary version of Thunderbird, which I can just unzip and run, without having to install it? I have done quite a bit of Googling and haven't been able to find anything.
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Mac OS X / Thunderbird. How do I change the application that files dragged out of Thunderbird open in?

If I drag an attachment out of Thunderbird onto the desktop and then double click it, it always opens in HexEdit which is almost certainly not what I want. I have to use right click -> open with on ...
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Wipe an IMAP folder without having to sync everything

My local ISP has mixed POP/IMAP boxes and a bad habit of moving possible spam to a folder on IMAP which means that I have to configure Thunderbird to use IMAP instead of POP and die from boredom until ...
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Use Google Tasks in Thunderbird?

I'm using the GDataProvider along with Lightning to access my Google Calendar from Thunderbird. However I'd also like to have access to my Google Tasks as well. Does anybody know if this is possible ...
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How do I configure Thunderbird to access my Gmail account?

I would like to check/send emails from my desktop using Thunderbird. How do I set it up to pull down my Gmail emails, and send out emails through my Gmail account?
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Blacklist for To/CC in Thunderbird

I have Thunderbird set up to auto-bcc my account for all emails, and disabled the 'Sent' folder. Unfortunately if I'm in an email threads and Reply to all I get double-copied: once by Reply to all; ...
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Thunderbird : Compose in HTML temporarily instead of plain text

Is there a way to allow HTML composition temporarily, while the account settings has been configured as plain text ? On google, couple of things turned up: Holding down the shift key while clicking ...
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Thunderbird 'attach folder' addon?

I like to drag files into a new Thunderbird message to attach them. This works nicely for individual files but not for folders/directories. I'd like to be able to drag a folder into a new message and ...
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ThunderBird/Lighting synchronisation with SE k770i

I want to synchronise (both ways) data between Google Mail and Google Calendar with my Thunderbird with Ligtning + Zindus and SE k770i mobile phone. I have w working configuration of Ligtning and ...

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