[ubuntu] Thunderbird Re-Downloads E-Mails on Startup

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I've just started using Thunderbird, I've now got it configured to how I want it but a curious thing happens every time I start Thunderbird: it appears to re-download thousands of e-mail messages which it has already downloaded and stored locally. In the present instance, it has been downloading/indexing/synchronising continuously for the last 45 minutes since I re-started it, with no end in sight. I need it to stop doing this as it is slowing down my computer and my web access, and if I was using Thunderbird with mobile broadband (which I will want to do in a couple of days' time) it will u (Hardware)