Netscape, Mozilla, and Thunderbird Mail Folder Location

Windows Vista

C:\Users\\Application Data\Roaming\Mozilla\Profiles

Windows 2000/Windows XP

Mozilla & Netscape
C:\Documents and Settings\user_name\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\profile_name\*.slt\Mail\

C:\Documents and Settings\user_name\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\profile_name\Mail\

NOTE: These files are hidden by default.
To see hidden files:
     1. On the Tools menu in Windows Explorer, click Folder Options
     2. Click the View tab
     3. Under Hidden files and folders, click Show hidden files and folders
     4. Disable "Hide File Extensions for Known Files."
     5. Click OK.

To search for files in the Application Data folder, go to Start | Search.
Under More Advanced Options select Search system folders, Search
Hidden Files and folders, and Search subfolders.

Windows NT 4.0:
C:WinntProfiles\profile_name\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\Netscape-Profile\xxxxxxxx.slt\Mail\

Windows 95/98/ME

Mozilla & Netscape
C:\Windows\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\profile_name\*.slt\Mail\
C:\Windows\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profile\profile_name\Mail\

Mac OS 9
boot_disk:System Folder:Preferences:Mozilla Registry

Mac OS X
Mac OS X/Users/[name]/Library/Mozilla/Profiles/[Mozilla username]/random.slt/Mail/
Mac OS X/Users/[name]/Library/Thunderbird/Profiles/[name]/random.slt/Mail/

'echo $HOME'
to find where $HOME is pointing.
The registry and profiles are in: $HOME/.mozilla/default/*.slt/Mail

Thunderbird is here:

Netscape 6.0 and 6.01 profiles are stored in ~/Users50 instead of ~/Profiles. Otherwise, the mail location will be the same.

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