Firefox versus Thunderbird

  User-E70658AE-BDD7-4DD5-AE5EE3B7769D7D2C 20:10 07 Dec 2007

Can someone please tell me what the difference is?

At present I am using Thunderbird (2) as a E-mail application, however not being PC literate I am confused as to the difference between Thunderbird & Firefox. Is there any point in me installing Firefox?

Also is there a later version Thunderbird?

Thank you

  lotvic 20:16 07 Dec 2007

Thunderbird = E-mail application (like Microsoft Outlook Express is)

Firefox = Internet Browser (like Microsoft Internet Explorer is)

Two separate programs - two separate functions

I use Outlook Express for my email and Firefox for my Web Browsing

  anniesboy 20:21 07 Dec 2007

More information here /click here
Seems Thunderbird 2 is the latest,but I don't use it

  Cloggsy1 22:02 07 Dec 2007

I use both... Can't go wrong with the Mozilla stuff I've found!

  Stuartli 00:24 08 Dec 2007

To access the World Wide Web, you need Firefox, Internet Explorer or similar browser.

Thunderbird is purely for sending and receiving e-mails as already pointed out.

Internet Explorer, from Microsoft, includes Outlook Express, an e-mail client, but you can use any other e-mail client or, indeed browser, if you wish.

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