How do I fix Thunderbird from crashing?

Problems with the software crashing as soon as it starts can be linked to a program bug, a corrupted email, a user profile problem or a security issue. Reinstalling Thunderbird is one of the most certain ways to fix problems, but creating a new profile or weeding out conflicting add-ons can also help.

Why is Mozilla Thunderbird crashing?

Thunderbird crashes can be caused by add-ons. Does Thunderbird still crash when it is started in Safe Mode? If not, an add-on may contain a bug, or it may not have been updated to be fully compatible with an updated version of Thunderbird.

What is Mozilla crash reporter?

The Mozilla Crash Reporter dialog box appears when Firefox closes unexpectedly and lets you submit a crash report to developers, to make future Firefox versions crash less often. This article describes how it works and shows you how to access your crash reports.

How do I start Thunderbird in Safe Mode?

For Windows Users

  1. Select Mozilla Thunderbird (Safe Mode) from Start | All Programs | Mozilla Thunderbird.
  2. If you do not have that entry in your Start menu:
  3. Press Windows-R.
  4. Type thunderbird -safe-mode.
  5. Click OK.

How do I turn off Firefox crash reporter?

Disabling Mozilla Crash Reporter in Firefox

  1. Navigate to Firefox installed directory in Program Files.
  2. Search for ‘application’ file, select, right click and choose open with Wordpad or Notepad.
  3. Look for [Crash Reporter], and change Enable value to 0 from default 1.
  4. Click on save button to apply the changes and exit.

How do I reset Thunderbird?

Go to Tools|Account Settings. The Account Settings page will appear. At the bottom there is a button labelled Account Actions. This will reveal a small menu including an entry to Remove Account.

Why is Thunderbird not connecting to server?

What should I do if I can’t connect to the mail server in Thunderbird? If this happens, first try to log into your account through a web browser. Then, restart the Thunderbird app and try to re-login.

Does Thunderbird update automatically?

Thunderbird’s automatic updates feature will upgrade Thunderbird installations that are on version 78. x of the email client to version 91. x automatically now.

Does the Mozilla crash reporter cause Thunderbird to crash?

(The Mozilla Crash Reporter comes up because Thunderbird crashes; the reporter does not cause Thunderbird to crash.) For suggestions on how to prevent Thunderbird from crashing, see Thunderbird Crashes .

How do I find a crash report ID in Thunderbird?

In Thunderbird, open Troubleshooting Information from the Help menu, and go to the “Crash Reports” section. Crashes are listed by date and time. If a crash was successfully submitted to the crash database, the crash report ID is shown, starting with the characters “bp-“.

How does Mozilla crash reporter tool work?

Whenever any of these 3 Mozilla products crashes, Mozilla Crash Reporter Tool shows a window asking you to send the crash report to Mozilla servers and allows you to quit or restart the application:

What is Breakpad crash reporter?

Mozilla Crash Reporter or Breakpad is a new crash reporting system from Mozilla which is a core part of Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey programs.