This article is a supplement to Profile folder - Thunderbird and provides more detail about files in the Thunderbird profile folder.The profile folder contains many files and folders.Is Thunderbird really updating or is this a false note? Thanksbill48nj2Yesterday afternoon I started to open Thunderbird and got a message that Mozilla had crashed.
More » Whether your friends prefer Facebook Chat or Google Talk (or either); whether your favored chat rooms are on IRC on XMPP (or both): you can set up Mozilla Thunderbird to connect to all these chat services and protocols (and Twitter, too).
Thunderbird 3.x appears to use the version information to decide whether to display additional tabs such as the migration assistant and whats new.
This file is automatically generated and can safely be deleted. Lists installed extensions, their IDs, and the folders they are installed to, along with their last-modify time.
Most are described below, but you may see a few strange files which are probably either due to an add-on or this article not being updated yet.
However, if you see a directory name of places.sqlite-wal or places.sqlite-shm then you have a bug which causes severe performance problems.