User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:184.108.40.206) Gecko/2008070208 Firefox/3.0.1 Build Identifier: version 220.127.116.11 (20080708) Most of the time the "get mail" button works fine but when thunderbird has been open for awhile and I push the get mail button computer will shut off and restart. There will be a your computer has recovered from a serious error box and the send to microsoft to check for errors box. Reproducible: Sometimes Steps to Reproduce: 1. open thunderbird 2. leave open for about 30 minutes. 3. click get mail button Actual Results: restarts and gets error box Expected Results: same as above
This sounds like you have hardware trouble. Try memtest (http://www.memtest.org/), check possible heat problems and so on.
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