[tor-talk] Best way to use Thunderbird with Tor

goody2shoes goody2shoes at resist.ca
Fri Feb 24 00:50:32 UTC 2017

On 02/22/2017 02:28 PM, Jason Mills wrote:
> On 2017-02-22 22:17, Mirimir wrote:
>> On 02/22/2017 02:40 PM, Jason Mills wrote:
>>> Thank you! But, in this case, I specifically need to use Thunderbird on
>>> Windows. Yes, i know it's not very secure but it's what I must do.
>> Well, you can run Whonix VMs in VirtualBox on Windows.
> I understand that. But in the environment where this must be deployed, 
> I cannot use a VM at all. It has to run natively on Windows. So I need 
> to make Thunderbird, running on Windows natively, as secure and 
> anonymous as possible using Tor.
> Is Tor Birdy the answer?
> J.

I used torbirdy a year or so ago. It's good but it can be a real hassle 
to remove. It makes quite a few changes to Thunderbird's 'about:config' 
during the install process and there's no uninstaller/reset last I knew. 
The install page warns you. Read it.


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