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TB portable - bit version?!

Hello,
how much is this bit version of TB???
https://portableapps.com/apps/internet/thunderbird_portable

THX!

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I now have 64bit windows 8.1pro. The PC informs that the TB portable is installed on a portable USB HDD as a 32bit...!

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Meaning?

Not sure what you're asking here. If English is your second language, you can use Google translate, perhaps.

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The same bit-ness as your operating system

The bit-ness of the Thunderbird Portable that you are using will be the same bit-ness as your operating system.

If operating system = 64-bit then your Thunderbird will be 64-bit.
If operating system = 32-bit then your Thunderbird will be 32-bit

In the package you download for Thunderbird Portable it will 'install' both the 64-bit and 32-bit versions of Thunderbird. Which version gets launched for use is whatever one matches the bit-ness of your operating system.

Use Portable Apps on both Flash Drive and HDD/SSD.

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Ah 32-bit vs 64-bit

Abraxian is correct. The Thunderbird Portable package includes both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions. It switches between them automatically based on your current machine, so it will work if you use multiple machines with different versions of Windows using the same profile and mailboxes without you needing to do anything.

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32bit version

I have 64bit windows 8.1pro. The PC dell informs that the TB portable is installed on a portable USB HDD as a 32bit...!

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Thunderbird Portable, the bit

Thunderbird Portable, the bit we build that makes makes the normal Thunderbird app portable, will always be 32 bit.

Thunderbird Portable then runs the correct version of Thunderbird for your system.

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Aha, cool. I have too Voyager

Aha, cool. I have too Voyager by Ritlabs 64bit. This is different...

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What Does Thunderbird Itself Say?

Forget about what your Dell PC says for now. Double-click your ThunderbirdPortable.exe to launch it. Once it is running in the Thunderbird menus go (menu) Help > About Thunderbird. There you will see what version and the bit-ness of Thunderbird that was launched. What was the bit-ness of the Thunderbird that was launched?

If you are new to Thunderbird and/or Portable Apps I would strongly recommend you read the following documentation:

General Guide to PortableApps: https://portableapps.com/support/portable_app

Specific Guide to Thunderbird Portable: https://portableapps.com/support/thunderbird_portable

P.S. If you can't see the Thunderbird menus then right-click on a blank area next to a tab and tick Menu Bar.

Use Portable Apps on both Flash Drive and HDD/SSD.

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Thanks!

Thanks! Yes, I am new user portable apps.

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Crucial Tip -- Always Use the Launcher

As you are new to PortableApps you should be aware that for a PortableApp to work as a PortableApp you must always use the launcher to launch your PortableApps. If you read the documentation I have pointed to you will understand what is meant by launcher.

Use Portable Apps on both Flash Drive and HDD/SSD.

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I have read the links listed

I have read the links listed by you. It is written there mainly about running a protable apps about through some of your runs common to all your app portableapps? And also the start of the CD .
I have a "TBP.exe" file stored in this folder (stored to USB HDD-G). I run the program „TBP.exe“ either from this folder or from the created link on the monitor desktop. Is such a TBP trigger done correctly, please?
G:\PortableAppsCom\ThunderbirdPortable

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ThunderbirdPortable.exe

As long as your are using the launcher -- ThunderbirdPortable.exe -- to launch Thunderbird you are doing things correctly.

For example on my system the launcher is on this path: E:\PORTABLES\ThunderbirdPortable\ThunderbirdPortable.exe

You would have to use the path on your system where you have ThunderbirdPortable 'installed' to. Yes, you can create a shortcut/link to ThunderbirdPortable.exe and launch it that way if you so please.

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Try PortableApps Platform

As you are new to PortableApps you might find it helpful to use the PortableApps Platform: https://portableapps.com/download

Using that I think that it will automatically create links in the Platform which you can use to launch your PortableApps. It will also take care of upgrading your PortableApps. For details of the Platform and what it can do see this webpage: https://portableapps.com/support

I don't use the Platform myself so my knowledge on what it can do and how it operates is limited.

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Can I also install app

Can I also install app portableapps directly on the USB drive?

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yes

Yes, it will install to your usb drive if desired. See here for details: https://portableapps.com/support/platform#installing

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insert a portable TB folder into the PLATFORM SW portableapp

How can I properly insert a portable TB folder into the PLATFORM SW portableapp Manager folder? Can I easily move the entire TBP folder to the desired folder ?? Will TBP then have corrupted content, mail?

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