Fix slowness, crashing, error messages and other problems

Thunderbird is slow or stops working

  • Rebuilding the Global Database The Global Database, Gloda for short, is part of the indexing system that enables the search function. Rebuilding the Global Database will initiate a re-indexing of emails and address book cards (newsgroup messages are not indexed).
  • Plugin Crash Reports TB This article describes what happens when a Thunderbird plugin (such as Adobe's Flash player) crashes, and how Thunderbird crash reports are handled.