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#1 vicmax

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Posted 10 August 2006 - 11:07 AM

Im not really an email person, well not until now anyway.

Im just wanting to know what exactly Thunderbird does and how it works. Im guessing when i think it lets you know when you have recieved new emails. But if it does, does it do this if you have more than 1 email account, eg one on google and one on yahoo etc, and if so is it safe because if that is what it does then isnt your email open constantly?

I really dont know. Ive heard its like outlook but ive never used outlook!

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Posted 10 August 2006 - 12:32 PM

I use Thunderbird and find it secure because you have more overall control.The extensions are a great option.
Have a look here in Getting Started with Thunderbird.
Thunderbird goes hand in hand with the browser Firefox,which is a really safe option.
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Posted 10 August 2006 - 12:33 PM

vicmax,

Thunderbird is one of many email clients. The difference is managing a copy of your mail on your computer(mail client). Or having it only stored on your ISP's server (web mail). Here is a very brief tutorial/overview by an ISP that may help your understanding, and provoke more questions to help you understand more. Mail Client Tutorials

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