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Thunderbird hangs up since installing Windows 10. Is there a fix?

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  • Last reply by Wayne Mery

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Since I installed Windows 10, Thunderbird intermittently hangs up for 30 seconds or longer. Do I need to reinstall?

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Please start *Windows'* safe mode with networking enabled.

Still In Windows safe mode, start thunderbird in safe mode -

Does problem go away?

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Please do reply to let us know. Thanks

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Thanks for your suggestion, Wayne. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get Windows 10 to boot in safe mode with networking. I've tried two different boot options and, in both cases, cannot access the network.

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The information at the link above pertains to safe mode not engaging. I have no problem getting to safe mode -- I have a problem getting Networking to work in safe mode.


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The only reason I can imagine you don't get networking is you have q required networking piece that doesn't load in safe mode, like something for DSL.

Because networking in safe mode is clearly supported.