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Thunderbird 24 restores with Mozbackup

PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 1:20 pm
by mjnelson99
After rebuilding from Thunderbird 17.3 to TB 24 and in essence starting
from scratch, it is working very well.

I needed an email from 9/27 TB 24 that is missing from the current
version so did a restore of that date and got what I needed.

Did a backup using Mozbackup before starting the first restore so I
could quickly get back to today's file.

Then did another restore to go back to the current backup.

Both looked good and worked well.
Just did a straight restore both times.

Mozbackup worked flawlessly with TB 24 backups and restores.
Mary


Re: Thunderbird 24 restores with Mozbackup

PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 3:20 pm
by DrTeeth
I use MailStore Home (Freeware) for all my mail backup needs. Also
backs up online accounts.

Not only does it backup all my emails, it reads them too so if I do
not want to deal with new email (my clients are set to download when
opened) I can.
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Cheers,

DrT

** Stress - the condition brought about by having to
** resist the temptation to beat the living daylights
** out of someone who richly deserves it.

Re: Thunderbird 24 restores with Mozbackup

PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 3:43 pm
by mjnelson99
Sounds like a good option as well.

On 10/11/2013 5:20 PM, DrTeeth wrote:
> I use MailStore Home (Freeware) for all my mail backup needs. Also
> backs up online accounts.
>
> Not only does it backup all my emails, it reads them too so if I do
> not want to deal with new email (my clients are set to download when
> opened) I can.
>

Re: Thunderbird 24 restores with Mozbackup

PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 6:06 pm
by DrTeeth
On Fri, 11 Oct 2013 15:43:41 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
MJNelson disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>Sounds like a good option as well.

It really is. I am blown away by the program. Definitely worth a look.
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Cheers,

DrT

** Stress - the condition brought about by having to
** resist the temptation to beat the living daylights
** out of someone who richly deserves it.

Re: Thunderbird 24 restores with Mozbackup

PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 6:51 am
by userX
I hate it when someone hijacks a post for selfish reasons, but when it is not selfish, it seems like fair game. So, as I have just found two cents in my pocket, I want to point out an open-source alternative of estimable value:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/openmailarchiva/