Installing and configuring Thunderbird 3.1 for the first time, I discovered it would automatically create an IMAP email account, rather than POP3. In Thunderbird’s Account Settings / Server settings, there is no option to change from IMAP to POP3.
EasyPHP is a free Web-server software suite, providing a Windows version of Apache, MySQL and PHP (WAMP) in an easy-to-install package. But it doesn’t run CGI programs automatically. But it is quite easy to enable.
After installing easyphp.org, and ensuring it runs to make the changes, you needs to quit! Then: