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uninstalling Firefox 18.0.1 also uninstalled Thunderbird WHY


Was on Firefox 18.0.1 Uninstalled it and profiles, etc. This in turn also uninstalled Thunderbird which I use for Email... How do I uninstall Firebox and have the ability to keep Thunderbird?

On Windows 7 which shold have nothing to do with the problem..

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:18.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/18.0 IceDragon/

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Firefox and Thunderbird on Windows are installed in separate folders with separate profiles for each by default. Did you do a custom install of Fx/Tb into same folder or share the same Profile with Fx/Tb?.