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  1. I started using MSE 2.5 years ago when I got my...

    I started using MSE 2.5 years ago when I got my new laptop. I had been relatively happy with it until last week when it wouldn't update. After looking for a replacement, I came across this review of...
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    I tried a couple of other password managers...

    I tried a couple of other password managers before settling on LastPass. Been using it maybe 2 years & have been generally happy with it. Just wish they didn't require the paid version for mobile.
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    Have you tried Compatibility View in IE9? Or if...

    Have you tried Compatibility View in IE9? Or if you're already using Compatibility View, have you tried taking IE out of it?
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    It does sound like you have a virus/trojan/worm...

    It does sound like you have a virus/trojan/worm on your computer. I'm going to guess that you're using Windows built-in firewall. I'm also going to suggest you try using a 3rd party firewall that...
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    I realize I'm a bit late to this party, but for...

    I realize I'm a bit late to this party, but for anyone else with this problem, something that hadn't been suggested is the NIC/wireless adapter power management. The default power management on every...
  6. Thunderbird is client of choice

    I've been using Thunderbird (& Eudora, Pegasus, Juno's dial-up client, OE, Outlook, etc. before TB) from its inception & while there have been good versions & bad versions (as there are in many...
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    "...you can conduct your test drives and...

    "...you can conduct your test drives and experiments with almost zero risk to your current setup!"
    Well, at least you did say almost zero risk. I installed W8 in Oracle Virtualbox & my experience...
  8. When you look in Help>About in both browsers, are...

    When you look in Help>About in both browsers, are they both on the same update channel, i.e., release, alpha, beta or nightly?
  9. If the email addresses you send to remain the...

    If the email addresses you send to remain the same, you can create distro groups in Thunderbird of 200 names each. If the email addresses change a lot for each mailing, then you have a big problem of...
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    Jock, I've been using FF for at least 8 years &...

    Jock, I've been using FF for at least 8 years & the 3.6 versions starting with 3.6.4 do update very strangely. That said, I've never had an update revert to an earlier version. If it was me, I'd...
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    I always set my cache to lowest possible number,...

    I always set my cache to lowest possible number, which in IE8 is 8 mb ( I prefer Firefox which allows you to set 0mb cache).

    Try:
    "Safely Delete the Temporary Internet Files"...
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    I've been using TB from its pre-1.0 beginning &...

    I've been using TB from its pre-1.0 beginning & I'm now using 3.1.1 w/o any real show-stopper problems (I also preferred v2.x to 3.x when 3.x came out, but time, & technology, marches on). If you...
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    Right click on My Computer, then click on...

    Right click on My Computer, then click on Properties. On the General page it will have what your OS/SP versions are.
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    Been using TB since the beginning. The OS...

    Been using TB since the beginning. The OS shouldn't be an issue unless it has something to do with your security software possibly stripping out the attachment. There is a setting in TB 3.x in...
  15. Try this: in TB, go to Tools, Options, Advanced....

    Try this: in TB, go to Tools, Options, Advanced. On the General page, make sure "Always check to see if Thunderbird is the default mail client on startup" is unchecked.
  16. Another way is a TB extension I use (in fact, I...

    Another way is a TB extension I use (in fact, I just used it to migrate my profile from TB 3.0.4 to TB 3.1) called TEBE. You can get it at
    http://softwarebychuck.com/tebe/tebe.html. I know it says...
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    I've been using TB since its beginning. I've...

    I've been using TB since its beginning. I've never had issues with slow D/L'ing emails & my PC is old & far from a screamer. I'm currently using 3.0.4 to get email from 9 different accounts at Yahoo...
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