Thunderbird - where are messages stored?

  Diodorus Siculus 13:48 16 Sep 2004

I have played with Thunderbird for some time now and am seriously thinking of breaking up with Becky! click here depsite a 7 year relationship :-{

Anyway, the ease the pain, I want to find out something about TB first of all: where is the data stored? With Becky! all data is stored in one folder which I could zip and backup / restore very easily.

Is there a simple means of doing this with Thunderbird?

  rawprawn 14:09 16 Sep 2004

I am like you I have downloaded Thunderbird and it is much quicker than Outlook, but I don't know how to back it up.

  iambeavis 15:39 16 Sep 2004

Is it here - C:\Documents and Settings\Name\Application Data\Mozilla ?

  rawprawn 15:55 16 Sep 2004

This may be helpful click here

  Diodorus Siculus 18:52 16 Sep 2004

Thanks for those; the backup program looks good but I still prefer to do my own backup. At present I use Karen's replicator to do it for me - I will try copying (and if possible, changing the location of) the data folder.

  notpastit 06:36 02 Oct 2004

Outlook Express allows the saving of Draft/Sent/Deleted messages and so does Thunderbird but where are they?

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