The Thunderbird forum, blogs, user support are useless. All I want to do is have separate password protected email accounts for the two people that use this computer.... was so easy in Outlook Express.
I wasn't aware that Thunderbird had user profiles, but after some searching I did find some information on this. It looks like it's a little more advanced though than just creating a new profile. I found the details on this here:
Thunderbird Help: How To Manage Profiles
You might just be better off using separate operating system profiles to manage multiple email accounts this way though with Thunderbird, since it looks like you need to use Thunderbird's profile manager each time you want to switch.
I've been using Thunderbird for a long time, mostly in Linux, but the Windows setup should be nearly identical.
If I read correctly, the email accounts are already set up, so you'd need to get into Thunderbird's setup. The link that [shaw]matt provided is fairly straightforward as far as setting it up. If you already have Thunderbird installed, run it and, if memory serves me, it'll prompt you to add accounts. If not, click on Edit, and then Account Settings. Fill in the information requested, and save everything. It'll ask for a password, which will be the one you use either with Outlook or webmail. Make sure to check the Remember Password box once you've added the password for each account.
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