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Contacts slow after update

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I updated to 60.3.2 (32-bit) yesterday, using a Win7 (64-bit) machine with 4G of RAM, an AMD Turion II Dual Core M520 2.3G CPU, and an SSD. My main email is IMAPed to Gmail.

I've been using Thunderbird for several years with no problems, but this update has made my email SUPER slow!! When I click on "Write", it takes about 30 seconds to open the window. Then when I start to type the address in the "To" field, I get about 3 characters in before it stops responding for anywhere from 30-60 seconds. Then the window minimizes, and when I open it there's an address plugged in.

Any thoughts on how to speed things back up?

I updated to 60.3.2 (32-bit) yesterday, using a Win7 (64-bit) machine with 4G of RAM, an AMD Turion II Dual Core M520 2.3G CPU, and an SSD. My main email is IMAPed to Gmail. I've been using Thunderbird for several years with no problems, but this update has made my email SUPER slow!! When I click on "Write", it takes about 30 seconds to open the window. Then when I start to type the address in the "To" field, I get about 3 characters in before it stops responding for anywhere from 30-60 seconds. Then the window minimizes, and when I open it there's an address plugged in. Any thoughts on how to speed things back up?

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This is a known issue that will be addressed very soon in 60.3.3.

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Try to start Thunderbird in safe mode. https://support.mozilla.org/kb/safe-mode-thunderbird

Is there any difference?

Try to start Thunderbird in safe mode. https://support.mozilla.org/kb/safe-mode-thunderbird Is there any difference?
Wayne Mery
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This is a known issue that will be addressed very soon in 60.3.3.

This is a known issue that will be addressed very soon in 60.3.3.
Wayne Mery
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Fixed in 60.3.3 which is just out

Fixed in 60.3.3 which is just out
Wayne Mery
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Has 60.3.3 solved your problem?

Has 60.3.3 solved your problem?

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It solved the problem with it hanging up in the Contacts, yes :-)

It solved the problem with it hanging up in the Contacts, yes :-)