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Installing Mozilla Thunderbird

Installing on Windows

  • Obtain the Mozilla Thunderbird installer from the UVM Software download page.software download page
  • Find the installer and  double-click to begin the Setup program.Installer Icon
  • Follow the on-screen instructions in the Setup program.
  • To complete the installation, you will need to:Installer Welcome Screen
    •  accept the Thunderbird license agreement,
    • select an installation type (we recommend you accept the "Standard" installation setting).
    • Click "Finish" when the installation completes.
  • Run Thunderbird by double-clicking the new icon on your desktop, or by navigating to the "Start" menu, "All Programs", then "Mozilla Thunderbird", and click the "Thunderbird" item.

Proceed with configuring Thunderbird.

Installing on Mac OS

  • Obtain the Mozilla Thunderbird installer from the UVM Software download page.
  • Double-click the downloaded file unpack the disk image.  A new removable disk icon will appear on your Macintosh desktop.
  • Open the new disk, then drag the "Thunderbird" icon to your "Application" directory.  You can then run Thunderbird by double-clicking the icon.

Proceed with configuring Thunderbird.

Last modified April 20 2010 01:55 PM

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