Thunderbird hanging while downloading messages
Over a year ago I posted about a problem I was having, where each new message downloaded from my IMAP server caused TB to hang up solid. Initially it was about 3-5 seconds per message, and it worked up to about 8-10 seconds. For EVERY new message. If 5-10 messages came in, it would lock up for several MINUTES. ... As you might imagine, this was annoying. We never found a cause or a solution. I tried wiping and re-installing TB, etc, with no improvement. Eventually (December 2018) I got a new laptop, and that finally fixed it. A fresh TB install on a brand-new system worked fine. But... 2...
23-01-2019 - mozillazine.org