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Should I remove Mozilla Thunderbird?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,884
United States Rank #17,380
Reach 0.0122%


3.1.9 (sv-SE) 1.67%
3.1.9 (sl) 0.42%
3.1.9 (ro) 0.42%
3.1.9 (pt-PT) 0.83%
3.1.9 (pt-BR) 1.25%
3.1.9 (pl) 1.67%
3.1.9 (nl) 2.92%
3.1.9 (nb-NO) 0.83%
3.1.9 (lt) 0.42%
3.1.9 (ja) 2.50%
3.1.9 (it) 4.17%
3.1.9 (he) 0.42%
3.1.9 (fr) 7.50%
3.1.9 (fi) 2.50%
3.1.9 (es-ES) 1.67%
3.1.9 (en-US) 43.33%
3.1.9 (en-GB) 4.17%
3.1.9 (el) 0.42%
3.1.9 (de) 22.08%
3.1.9 (cs) 0.83%

Other programs by Mozilla

Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.9

What is Mozilla Thunderbird?

Mozilla Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform email, news and chat client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. The project strategy is modeled after Mozilla Firefox, a project aimed at creating a web browser. Thunderbird is an email, newsgroup, news feed and chat (XMPP, IRC, Twitter) client. Thunderbird provides enterprise and government-grade security features such as SSL/TLS connections to IMAP and SMTP servers. Extensions allow the addition of features through the installation of XPInstall modules via the add-ons website which also features an update functionality to update the extensions. Thunderbird 3.1.9 fixes the following issues in Thunderbird 3.1.8: Prevents a crash after update, that is affecting some users. Removing Thunderbird 3.1 won't remove your emails or newsgroup messages. When you install Thunderbird 3.1 all of your Extensions and Themes will be disabled until Thunderbird 3.1 determines that either a) they are compatible with Thunderbird 3.1 or b) there are newer versions available that are compatible.

About  (from Mozilla)

Thunderbird is a full-featured email, RSS and newsgroup client that makes emailing safer, faster and easier than ever before. Tabbed email lets you load emails in separate tabs so you can quickly jump between them. Tabs appear on the top of the menu bar providing a powerful visual experience and allowing the toolbars t...  Read more
  • Starts automatically
  • Adds a Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\uninstall\helper.exe
Estimated size: 33.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.9

Program executable:thunderbird.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\mozilla thunderbird\thunderbird.exe
Additional files:
  • mozcpp19.dll - Mozilla Custom C++ Runtime (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • freebl3.dll - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • nspr4.dll - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • nss3.dll - NSS Base Library
  • nssckbi.dll - NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs
  • nssdbm3.dll - Legacy Database Driver
  • nssutil3.dll - NSS Utility Library
  • plc4.dll - PLC Library
  • plds4.dll - PLDS Library
  • smime3.dll - NSS S/MIME Library
  • softokn3.dll - NSS PKCS #11 Library
  • ssl3.dll - NSS SSL Library
  • mozcrt19.dll - Mozilla Custom C Runtime
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll - Thunderbird
  • crashreporter.exe
  • gkmedias.dll
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • maintenanceservice.exe
  • maintenanceservice_installer.exe - Mozilla Maintenance Service Installer
  • MapiProxy.dll
  • mozalloc.dll
  • mozglue.dll
  • mozMapi32.dll
  • plugin-container.exe - Plugin Container for Thunderbird
  • updater.exe - Thunderbird Software Updater
  • WSEnable.exe - Thunderbird Windows Search Integration Handler
  • xpcom.dll
  • xpcom_core.dll
  • js3250.dll
  • mozjs.dll
  • nsldap32v60.dll
  • nsldappr32v60.dll
  • nsldif32v60.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • thunderbird.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{06007F6C-92DD-4B8D-812A-4062A527B2E3}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • thunderbird.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Thunderbird.
  • maintenanceservice.exe runs as a service named 'Mozilla Maintenance Service' (MozillaMaintenance).
Startup File (User Run)
  • thunderbird.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Thunderbird' and executes as C:\Program Files\Thunderbird\thunderbird.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • thunderbird.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'thunderbird.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\thunderbird.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • thunderbird.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Mozilla Thunderbird\thunderbird.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:154.34 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006311284%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00025530%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00037583%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:416,601
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:22.18 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7.41 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Mozilla Thunderbird?

You can uninstall Mozilla Thunderbird from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Mozilla Thunderbird (3.1.9), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Mozilla Thunderbird.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.75%
Windows XP 10.42%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows 10 5.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.97%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.46%
Windows 7 Professional 10.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.37%
Windows 10 Home 3.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.61%
  Germany 15.54%
  France 5.41%
  United Kingdom 3.38%
  Canada 2.36%
  Australia 2.03%
  Netherlands 2.03%
  Finland 2.03%
  Italy 2.03%
  Sweden 1.69%
  Japan 1.69%
  Austria 1.35%
  Belgium 1.35%
  Brazil 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.41%
Dell 20.47%
Acer 13.39%
Toshiba 11.81%
Medion 5.51%
ASUS 3.15%
Samsung 2.36%
Lenovo 2.36%
American Megatrends 2.36%
Intel 1.57%
Gateway 1.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.61%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.61%
Dell Inspiron N7010 1.74%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.74%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.74%

About Mozilla

Mozilla is a free software community best known for producing the Firefox web browser.
Publisher URL: www.mozilla.org


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