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Should I remove Mozilla Thunderbird?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #16,803
United States Rank #14,454
Reach 0.0151%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 41.63 days
976.47 days >
Average installed length: 513.06 days


5.0 (zh-TW) 0.34%
5.0 (tr) 0.34%
5.0 (sv-SE) 0.67%
5.0 (sl) 0.34%
5.0 (sk) 0.34%
5.0 (ru) 1.01%
5.0 (pt-BR) 0.34%
5.0 (pl) 1.68%
5.0 (nl) 1.01%
5.0 (ja) 0.67%
5.0 (it) 3.69%
5.0 (hu) 0.34%
5.0 (he) 0.34%
5.0 (fr) 9.06%
5.0 (fi) 0.34%
5.0 (es-ES) 1.68%
5.0 (es-AR) 0.34%
5.0 (en-US) 46.64%
5.0 (en-GB) 5.70%
5.0 (de) 23.83%
5.0 (da) 0.67%
5.0 (ca) 0.67%

Other programs by Mozilla

Mozilla Thunderbird 5.0

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. v. 5.0, released: June 28, 2011.

About  (from Mozilla)

Thunderbird is a full-featured email, RSS and newsgroup client that makes emailing safer, faster and easier than ever before. More information about Thunderbird is available. Thunderbird replicates the new look and feel of Mozilla Firefox in an effort to provide a similar user experience across all Mozilla software des...  Read more
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mozillamessaging.com/fr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Systeme\Mozilla Thunderbird
Uninstaller: C:\Outils\Systeme\Mozilla Thunderbird\uninstall\helper.exe
Estimated size: 32.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mozilla Thunderbird 5.0

Program executable:thunderbird.exe
Signed by:Mozilla Messaging Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\mozilla thunderbird\thunderbird.exe
Additional files:
  • xul.dll - Thunderbird
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll
  • crashreporter.exe
  • freebl3.dll - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • mozalloc.dll
  • mozjs.dll
  • nsldap32v60.dll
  • nsldappr32v60.dll
  • nsldif32v60.dll
  • nss3.dll - NSS Base Library
  • nssckbi.dll - NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs
  • nssdbm3.dll - Legacy Database Driver
  • plugin-container.exe - Plugin Container for Thunderbird
  • softokn3.dll - NSS PKCS #11 Library
  • updater.exe - Thunderbird Software Updater
  • WSEnable.exe - Thunderbird Windows Search Integration Handler
  • MapiProxy.dll
  • mozMapi32.dll
  • mozsqlite3.dll (by sqlite.org) - SQLite Database Library
  • nspr4.dll - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • nssutil3.dll - NSS Utility Library
  • plc4.dll - PLC Library
  • plds4.dll - PLDS Library
  • smime3.dll - NSS S/MIME Library
  • ssl3.dll - NSS SSL Library
  • D3DCompiler_42.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dx9_42.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • mozcpp19.dll - Mozilla Custom C++ Runtime (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • mozcrt19.dll - Mozilla Custom C Runtime
  • xpcom.dll
  • xpcom_core.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • thunderbird.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{85D77B62-697A-436B-A8AF-5660B7725F6A}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • thunderbird.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Thunderbirtd.
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.
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:36.75 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.1182585323%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.10321817%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01504036%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:501.49 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:620.14 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 (5.0), 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) 73%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? 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 76.17%
Windows XP 9.73%
Windows Vista 9.06%
Windows 10 5.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.79%
Windows 7 Professional 16.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.41%
Windows 10 Home 2.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.53%
  Germany 16.84%
  France 5.61%
  Canada 4.28%
  United Kingdom 2.41%
  Italy 2.41%
  Australia 1.60%
  Iran 1.60%
  Spain 1.34%
  Sweden 1.07%
  Japan 1.07%
  Poland 1.07%
  DK 0.80%
  Austria 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.86%
Hewlett-Packard 21.02%
Acer 13.64%
Toshiba 7.95%
ASUS 7.39%
Lenovo 3.41%
Samsung 2.84%
Medion 2.84%
Sahara 2.27%
American Megatrends 1.70%
Intel 1.14%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.20%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.20%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.40%
MSI MS-7592 2.40%
LENOVO 2958 2.40%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 2.40%

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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