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I want to convert a few end users to Thunderbird.  They use Outlook Express now.  What I need to happen is to have Thunderbird do a "Download/Sync" at startup, then disconnect PPP dialup connection.  Is there a way to do this?
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To do a download/sync for all IMAP folder when startup:
http://www.mozilla.org/support/thunderbird/tips#beh_downloadstartup

Now sure if Thunderbird can be configured to disconnect dialup.. may be some other expert can help.
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TB cannot do an auto disconnect.  I would put Yet at the end of that sentence, but I don't believe anyone is working on that.
From the past,
http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?t=202675&highlight=
http://kb.mozillazine.org/Mozilla_Suite_:_FAQs_:_Autoconnect
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Although I just found these two posts.
http://discussions.virtualdr.com/showthread.php?t=202567
http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?t=307886

Possibilities are out here.  I don't have dial up so can't test for you.
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