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BitDefender Email Scanning Mechanism? Performance Issues w/ email Client

Q: BitDefender Email Scanning Mechanism? Performance Issues w/ email Client

My email client, desktop program PostBox (for Win) has been slowed since I installed BD TS2016 (I'm quite sure this is the reason as it was very fast before, and slowed immediately after...)

I also run WebRoot AV (which does not scan email as per their documentation) and HitmanAlertPro (which could also be affecting my email client, but I uninstalled it to test this somewhat small chance given its just an anti-exploit, and it doesn't seem to have affected it, the client is still slow).

1. I would LIKE BD to scan my email as of course having AV w/o scanning email could in many ways be pointless given email can be a deadly vector for heavy malware.

2. But I don't want my client to be slow. It's not horrible, and I suppose I could tolerate it (basically deleting messages, loading new messages, and the program responsiveness overall, is a bit sluggish compared with its normal instantaneous response)

3. Is there a way to configure email scanning differently? Or should the program NOT be slowing my client noticeably in general, and is this behavior indicative of something being wrong?

I'm sure BD users will be able to comment on whether it slows their email or not given they use a desktop client like Outlook, Postbox, Thunderbird, etc.


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A: BitDefender Email Scanning Mechanism? Performance Issues w/ email Client

In the past I used BD TS exclusively with OutLook as my e-mail client and had no such issues, have you tried, or open to try switching clients to see if it's something about Postbox that BD TS disagrees with ?
do let us know what you discover either way.
Thanks for sharing

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Hello. I have Windows XP with AVG Free Edition installed. I have a router with a firewall and the Windows firewall. I do some P2P file downloads but am at least careful to check what file types I'm downloading (no exes or zips, etc). My computer is slow and sometimes hangs in explorer tasks (taskbar, system tray, windows explorer) but that may or may not be related.I wasn't that worried until my internet started to get WAAAY slow (6Mps/sec where it used to be 56) and then my AVG email scanner started telling me it was scanning something from (or to????) ######-customer.lyse.net. I have Outlook express installed but have never configured it. I use only web-based mail applications. Is it possible that something is running from or via my computer involving some kind of email trigger? I really don't know very much about this.... so I'm sorry if I've missed some obvious stuff.I scanned with Spybot S&D and a full AVG scan in safe mode. They came up with nothing except that kernel32.dll, user32.dll, shell32.dll and ntoskrnl.exe have a status of "change".... then I ran hijackthis (here's my log):Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 3:41:42 PM, on 03/09/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsa... Read more

A:Why Is My Email Scanner Scanning When I Don't Have A Client Installed?


Sorry for delay.

If you still need help please post a new hijackthis log here and let me know if you seem to be still sending out emails.


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Is it possible to set my online Comcast email client as my default email client in Vista? If so, any explanation on how this is done would be appreciated.
I just spent a few minutes online with a rep. from Comcast who couldn't answer the question.
Thank you.

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I work for a small web design company that host our own clients. I am not a server tech but I have to make do. Recent problem has come up. We have several clients that are having sporadic issues connecting to their mailboxes on our server. They are ALL using some form of outlook (which I personally don't use so I am not real up on it). The error is as follows....The host 'mail.naturalsolutionsplacerville.com' could not be found. Please verify that you have entered the server name correctly.
Account: 'Internet mail', Server: 'mail.naturalsolutionsplacerville.com', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 11001, Error Number: 0x800CCC0D

We are running a windows 2003 web edition server with IIS6 plesk 7.5.6 (reloaded) and MailEnable Standard 1.95 all leased form GoDaddy.

Anybody have any ideas? This is not constant. Is it possible that there is some type of DNS issue? Or a problem with the mail program? Help!

A:Client email issues

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I am still using the Acer Aspire 1200 that is registered on my account. Windows Vista Business SP2, Athalon Dual Core 4400 + (2 CPU's) 2.3GHz, On 11/29 I ran DXDIAG if you need that I will send it.
Approximately, 11/22/2014 was the last time I had Windows mail on my computer. I did not check it on 11/23 so the first I noticed it was gone was 11/24. Over the same weekend I tried to run a virus scan using AVG free 2014 which I have never had a problem with in the past. It kept freezing my whole computer when it hit 60% and would be at C:Windows.old\Windows\System 32\ then various letters/numbers such as nvcod.dll, nvd3dum.dll, nvdisps.dll
About that time I had installed the AVG Secure Search so I wondered if it could have been that but I think I may have finally removed it but I am not sure.
On 11/24 I contacted AVG support and chatted. They sent me an email and asked me to run the AVG Virus Removal tool. I tried but after many hours of it scanning I ended up with a box that said "Failed to install the remover driver (Error code 0xC0000022)"
Microsoft word frequently shuts down and sometimes recovers the file and sometimes not.
Also get high CPU message frequently.
AVG wasn?t really able to help they think it?s an operating system problem, so I wondered what you might be able to do for me.

A:Windows email disappeared, AVG Free 2014 stops scanning at 60% and more issues

This sounds like you are infected with a virus that AVG cannot find or remove. We suggest you click on the link in my signature for Virus/Malware Help. Do these things in Safe Mode and create a new thread in that section of the forum and post those files there and not here, please.
When you update your computer from an older version of Windows to a newer version, or you reinstall, it creates a folder on the C: drive called C:\Windows.old. Your old Windows and all of it's programs and your user files are in this folder. This gives you enough time to recover any files you want such as pictures, music etc, and save them to your User profile on the New Windows. You also can look and reinstall any programs you wish if you have the download or install CD. Once you are safely restored and you have tested your files, and Programs, you can safely Delete the C:\Windows.old folder, then Empty the Recycle bin. This will restore a lot of disk space, also it looks like some files are infected in this folder.
Once you have Deleted C:\Windows.old, and Emptied the Recycle bin, While waiting for the Security team to respond, download Junkware Removal Tool. Run it, A DOS window appears. Press any key. It will start scanning automatically.
Now download ADWCleaner. Run it, Install it, Scan, leave everything checked. Clean. Both programs will show a text document when they are done showing you what it has removed.
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Hello, I always use web-based email via the browser at home. I do not use an email client(well in the office we have Outlook). I'd like to use Thunderbird at home with a Gmail account that can be used by the kids. Now I am using Avira IS 2012 and would like to make it scan emails through it's mailguard component. I have seen Thunderbird work with Avast IS on my brother's pc but I see that for it to scan all emails the SSL/TSL should be deactivated. I was asking the tech guys at the office about email clients, digital certificates etc and they only remarked "google it"...wow... So I came here....Now my questiosn are: a. Is it safe to disable SSL/TSL in an email client? In the office we have that(with Norton Enterprise) and I see an indicator at the bottom of the email message that it was scanned by Norton. b. Can there be an application that can allow me to have SSL/TSL at the same time have Avira scan my emails...? I searched google and found out that in Avira it also has to be disabled to let it scan all emails. c. SSL/TSL is encryption right..? Does not using encryption in email okay..? I mean at home. In the office it's important but at home...opinions please..d. What ports for POP3 IMAP SMTP should I allow Thunderbird to use In the firewall( I use Comodo). If Thunderbird wants connections via other ports other than the default ones...should I allow it or not..?e. Can an email client be run inside a sandbox? Is it sane enough or crazy..? Just... Read more

A:Thunderbrid email client, Comodo Email Certificates, Avira IS 2012 questions

I would highly recommend that you keep TLS/SSL enabled this makes sure that your password and user credentials are not sent in the clear.

if the AV needs to have this disabled then its not a good AV..

The ports are on the setup page for Gmail: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Using_Gmail_with_Thunderbird_and_Mozilla_Suite

Digital Certs are expensive to create and use, and only vital for businesses and not home users.

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Here is the problem: I have my email client (PocoMail) set as my default email client. It shows up as default client in the "Default Program section" in IE7.
When I click on a email link, whether it's in another program or on a website, my email client doesn't open the compose window with the address entered BUT IE7 starts and opens about 80 windows which need to be killed with Task Manager. By the way, this has nothing to do with PocoMail because it also happens when Thunderbird is set as default.

I am stumped. Any ideas?


A:Opening Email Client Via Email Link Problem

Has this been resolved?

you could try the following : START RUN type : regsrvr32 urlmon

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Hidy ho all,

I wanted to set up an email client that acted a bit like my phone handles email. Downloads the new ones, lets me choose what to do with them (read them, delete them, mark them as special or something) but then simply uploads the instructions to the server without actually deleting them from the server. Is there an email client that does this?

A:Email client that doesn't download email?

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My Email client, MSN Premium (not Hotmail) will not open to write an email when clicking on any website's button labeled "send us an email". Instead this action causes several instances (up to 5) of IE6 to invoke and then the Op Sys (WinME) hangs until I use Ctrl-Alt-Del to end the erroneously opened IE tasks. I thought maybe it was that MSN mail was not my default email client so I used the proceedure to make MSN mail my default instead of OE6 but each time I returned to the options to see if it had changed it still says my default client is OE. Interestingly, if I envoke the MSN explorer and go to my MSN email inbox I can send and receive my email perfectly. This machine has been up and running since last October. I do not know if the problem has always existed or started more recently since I don't often click on "send us email" buttons.
I have three other machines similarly set up and none of them exhibit this problem.
WinMe, MSN Premium, and MSN messenger 6 all are up to date and current.
McAfee AV is on and up to date.
CounterSpy and Spybot are up to date and actively running.
Firefox 1.0.2 is my default browser

A:Solved: Clicking "send us an email" hangs system and will not open my email client.

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Hello everyone

i want ask about email client. i have email address for customer service company in my office. Email address is [email protected]. Thats email address used several computer around 20 computer..

Currently i'm using POP3 and for mail client i'm using Ms. Outlook. But everyday so many email recieve.. until 40Gb pst file, and make computer too very slow.

I Already to try use IMAP, but any computer not receive email in mailbox.. please help

Thanks before everyone...

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Specifically if using the portable form of Opera Mail, the mail client available from portableapps.com.
I tried looking at many articles from internet searches but found nothing telling where to find the folder holding the email messages for the email client.  My copy of portable Opera Mail is on a usb flash drive.  I have tried looking through the folders for the application but still do not know how to recognize any email messages.  

A:Where on desktop is email for email client?


You do understand that downloading apps like this from most 3rd party sites poses all sorts of security risks, Remember this, That software while it was made by WhoEver has now been modified by somebody, How was it modified, Who did it, What else did they put in it? I may be wrong here however I also think may be against most software developers TOS to use modified software like this.
FYI only.
While Opera is free some sites and some people have used " the making of a app portable" on paid for software to bypass  having to pay for the software. I used to do just that a long time ago. I now know and understand why it is bad.
Making XXXXbytes premium into a portable application. While creating the portable you use a genuine key or "other" methods to activate Then compile it as portable with the activation in place, Now anybody with XXXXbytes portable has a free premium copy instead. That's software piracy. And Theft.

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Hello, I'm planning to get an AV and so am checking up on various features of different AV's and so was wondering, does Bitdefender Antivirus have a file reputation mechanism, something akin to Kasperky's Application advisor? And if so, what are the odds of a file compiled by me being detected as a false positive? Like, how robust are those systems anyway? Because it seems like a big feature which some AV's proudly present, but I mean, if all it does is tell you that a file is "rare - therefore suspicious" it seems likely to be extremely prone to false positives, is that the case?

Also, if you could direct me to any documents that elaborate on that, that'd be grand.

Many thanks =)

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Hi, I'm having a problem with my email. I was clearing out my folders and notice an email in my junk file sent from myself to myself. Same email to and from. It was flagged as important and having read it, it is clearly spam. I checked Windows Live Mail and found a couple more of these emails that have been sent from me, to me.

I tried searching for this online but apart from some answers about email 'worms' I don't know what's caused it, if my account is at risk/should be deleted, or how to fix it. Any help would be appreciated.

I got up the message source in Windows Live Mail and the top of this (before the HTML for the email) is as follows, I have blocked out my email address with [email protected] for privacy:

X-Message-Delivery: Vj0xLjE7dXM9MDtsPTA7YT0wO0Q9MjtTQ0w9Ng==
X-Message-Status: n:0
X-SID-PRA: [email protected]
X-SID-Result: SoftFail
X-Message-Info: 36VzpOhYwiF4WB+8j8KT09YIVXwd6IplkHzcW/3hNhxvnVmEOZgWQaABWYkCwTFHGZCUWYct+irYc2JiV+vezlEwvZocFEnBoZi1mBSS6yg=
Received: from alcoa.com.br ([]) by SNT0-MC1-F40.Snt0.hotmail.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.4675);
Mon, 23 Aug 2010 05:59:27 -0700
To: <[email protected]>
From: <[email protected]>
Subject: for CV #36
MIME-Version: 1.0
Importance: High
Content-Type: text/html
Return-Path: [email protected]
Message-ID: <[email protected]>
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E-mail Spoofing

E-mail Spoofing

How do spammers harvest email addresses

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I use thunderbird to connect to my ARMY AKO email account. I noticed the majority of the time, the client has difficulty completing sending email. (Though some gets through without timing out.) IF I go directly to the website and use their email I have no problems at all. What could be causing this? I'd rather use my client email program than to have to go the email site. Bear in mind this only happens sometimes, more frequently than I'd like, and I am also overseas.

A:email client / online client difference

not familiar with thunderbird, but have you checked the usual settings against those listed at your army email service?
-POP3/SMPT/etc settings and addresses
-secure login/passwords
-firewall(s), ports etc..

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I use thunderbird to connect to my ARMY AKO email account. I noticed the majority of the time, the client has difficulty completing sending email. (Though some gets through without timing out.) IF I go directly to the website and use their email I have no problems at all. What could be causing this? I'd rather use my client email program than to have to go the email site. Bear in mind this only happens sometimes, more frequently than I'd like, and I am also overseas.

A:email client / online client difference

not familiar with thunderbird, but have you checked the usual settings against those listed at your army email service?
-POP3/SMPT/etc settings and addresses
-secure login/passwords
-firewall(s), ports etc..

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....Norton SystemWorks 2002. How do I set that up to scan my incoming AND outgoing email?

A:Scanning Email with...

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i have avg and want too know how to configure it too scan my email in outlook express 6.
have looked on a few places but they have too much detail and it doesnt really make much sense to me.
is there a simple way to configure it too do this for me.
please explain in simple terms and i will be able to follow

A:avg and scanning email

open avg press f1 goto control centre click help topics click index scroll right to bottom to email scanner test from there

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I am having a problem when I turn my computer on It covers the desktop icons with Symantec boxes saying it is scanning messages to different email addresses that I have never heard of. I also have about 15 mail envelopes on my toolbar. I have no idea where these could have come from.

A:(windows Xp) Email Scanning

Double post. Since you allready got a reply we continue here

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Hello people
I need some help i have outlook express and when i recieve emails they are copying themselves and scanning every email i recieve i am on dial up and it is taking about 10 minutes to get one email. how can i change it back to normal

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How can I add 'scan with [AVG]' to my rt-click menu, for opening email attachments?

Is this an advanced feature?


A:scanning email attachments...

TRS-80 vet said:

How can I add 'scan with [AVG]' to my rt-click menu, for opening email attachments?

Is this an advanced feature?

Thanks!Click to expand...


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Just upgraded to AVG 7.5 and now notice my outgoing mail isn't being scanned. It sends ok but no scanning is taking place. Incomming email is being scanned ok.
I'm using OE 6 for an email client. Does anyone have any ideas what may be going on?

A:Solved: AVG 7.5 email scanning

Nevermind ... feel free to call me stupid if you want.
I found a box under email server smtp properties, "activate this server for sending email" and notice it wasn't checked so I checked it and now it works fine.
Guess working a 19 hour shift has kind of diminished my observation skills a bit.

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Hello I am trying to fix a computer running windows 8. A user had clicked on an email that contained a virus or some malware of some sort. The symptoms of the virus: Bitdefender custom settings are at basically disabled and trying to click them on isn't working as the setting is instantly reset back to not on in "custom settings" -- basically no antivirus ability, can't update in normal mode and can't get an internet connection (tyrannasourus icon in google chrome) in regular user mode. Here are some of the things I have already attempted to alleviate the problem (roughly in order): I got the computer into safe mode with networking (internet works, but bitdefender does not).I downloaded kaspersky tdsskiller and ran it to no avail.I downloaded and ran mbam also to no avail. At another point I attempted a system restore, a point well beyond the infection, the 2nd one. Still didn't work. I then tried bitdefenders rescue disk that I dl'd and burnt. Its graphics at the start were ok, then it went all messed up with errors and blurry graphics. It just didn't work... perhaps because it's 64-bit windows, as my 32 bit machine was fine using it. I then got more serious about backing up files and changed settings in the UEFI or the windows 8 bios to run a linux mint live CD to recover files.Files were copied to another computer in the event that the most drastic thing has to happen -- formatting/reinstalling/whatever.So the typical legacy, secure boot off, ... Read more

A:Bitdefender compromised by email virus - and internet access


Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
[list]Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.
Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.


Download TDSSKiller and save it to your desktop.Extract (unzip) its contents to your desktop.Open the TDSSKiller folder and doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then on Start Scan.If an infected file is detected, the default action will be Cure, click on Continue.If a suspicious file is detected, the default action will be Skip, click on Continue.It may ask you to reboot the computer to complete the process. Click on Reboot Now.If no reboot is require, click on Report. A log file should appear. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.If a reboot is required, the report can also be found in your root directory (usually C:\ folder) in the form of TDSSKiller_xxxx_log.txt. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here..
ADW Cleaner

Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.Double-click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
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I am really frustrated so far. I have been on a Mac system forever and decided to get the all- in-one Omni 100 PC. It has been one headache after another but I'm not giving up.
I bought the HP Officejet 6500A printer/scanner/Fax machine. I downloaded it and am trying to scan documents for email. I save/send them as pdf files. I have got everything working-BUT when you try to open the document it gives an error " the selected document can not be opened."

Any help woud be greatly appreciated

A:scanning documents to email 6500A

Anyone? I'm really trying everything I know how. and that's not much.
I need to print a document and sign it. Then scan and email.
I have widows 7 that came with the brand new all in one computer.
I got this new all in one 6500 printer/scanner/fax and another laserjet printer.
The whole thing is HP.
The 6500 is the default

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I'm trying to get Thunderbird/AVG to work together in scanning emails that are sent/received but am having problems.

I've posted on the mozillaZine forum but had no luck in resolving the issue yet.

The problem...

I've just installed AVG free & am trying to get the email scanner to work.

It all works happily with yahoo. Sending/receiving/scanning.
It's scans/receives incoming hotmail OK, but I can't send an email - I get a server error trying to connect to
It won't send or receive emails thru' gmail. Sending displays a server error and it receives nothing even tho' there are emails to retrieve.

I've gone thru' all the instructions etc. on the AVG website and tried just about every combination of server ports, types of authentication but to no avail.

I'd be grateful for more help anyone can provide.

(By the way, I have 2 yahoo, 1 hotmail & 1 gmail - configured via POP - that I use T'bird for).

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E6700 @ 3.20GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3519 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6450, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 99898 MB, Free - 14647 MB; D: Total - 1807720 MB, Free - 513081 MB;
Motherboard: ASRock, G41M-S3
Antivirus: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014, Updated and Enabled

A:Solved: Thunderbird & AVG email scanning

Have a read HERE.
While it speaks to Outlook Express and DBX files, the same applies to Thunderbird MBOX files.

Email scanners, in my opinion, do nothing to protect your computer but DO cause numerous problems, from configuration issues such as yours to damage to the mail files.
Just turn them off.

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I've Nortons Internet Security 2005 installed on XP run machine with sp2 and using Outlook Express 6.

My problem is although I have turned off 'scan outgoing Emails' in Nortons AntiVirus and restarted my PC and then send Emails. Nortons still scans the outging Emails, when its told not to.
Any tips how to correct this ??

A:Nortons AV 2005 - Email scanning ???

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Being a computer idiot ... I'd like to ask a stupid question. I have Norton Antivirus 2003 and run "live up-dates" often. When I send a Email and then the "pop-up" comes up that states "scanning message" (10%.. 20%.. 30% and so on)... why, at times, the progress gets to 98 or 99% and hangs up at that point and doesn't complete the scan to 100%? If it never progresses to the 100%... am I correct to assume that it isn't sent? I hope I made my question clear. Thanks, 1stressedguy.

A:Solved: Symantic Email scanning

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AVG free antivirus normally scans all in/out email messages and places a "virus free" msg text in the incoming ones after scanning them.

I have migrated to a brand new Compaq Presario SR5250NX with vista home premium and am running the latest versions of AVG free and Mozilla Thunderbird.

During email download via Thunderbird on my old win XP system, AVG placed a little progress pop up on the screen and placed the "virus free" text at the end of each incoming message.

On the new vista system, the little popup never shows nor do the "virus free" texts.

The AVG control panel states the "Email Scanner is fully functional" and the properties mentions a plugin/extension of AVG FREE ADDITION MS OUTLOOK EXTENSION being installed.

In the vista properties, Thunderbird is assigned all of the email duties.

It is as if Avg Free doesn't recognize the presence of Thunderbird on the machine.

Is anybody successfully getting Avg free to scan Thunderbird on Vista?

A:AVG AV not scanning email on Vista w/Thunderbird

I use AVG Internet Security rather than the free version, but IIRC you need to select an email 'profile' when you install AVG. (I'm sure you can add it later, too-and I'm not sure it's called a 'profile' but I remember that there were several choices, one being Outlook & another called 'Personal' or something like that. Wish I had AVG on this machine to check.)

For Thunderbird, you need to activate the 'Personal' email scanner profile in AVG. Also, make sure T-Bird is set to cooperate with AV programs. I forget where that setting is (don't have T-Bird on this PC either) but it tells T-Bird to store each message in a separate temp file so it can be scanned before adding it to the Inbox. Note that this doesn't affect the email scanner, it just prevents your entire Inbox from being quarantined if something should slip past the email scanner & later be recognized by the real-time scanner.

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I have a situation where someone has 2 email addresses. One of them is now redundant and I have deleted it from the People section. However, when I am set to make a new email to that person and type the first letter of their name, in the pop up window (that you can click on) their old email address still appears.
How do I delete this from that list? Can find no way to do so.

A:Outlook Email - Deleting Wrong Email Entry when starting new email

In new email, start typing the address you want to remove. When you have enough characters for auto complete to show it (sometimes one letter is enough), use DOWN ARROW key on keyboard to select the address in question and press DEL key.

That's it.

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I used to be able to do this and now if I have it scan, I can't get my email. If I turn it off then my email comes through. I have Norton SystemWorks 2002 and I'm running Windows 98SE IE6

I want to be able to scan incoming email again.

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When you open norton antivirus is email scanning enabled?

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Greetings, I really need some pro-help..I am having a problem on my Boss' machine with outgoing spam email.I am repeatedly having Symantec pop up with a "Scanning message 1 of 1" dialog.These messages flood in.. the email addresses that the worm is attempting to send to seem arbitrary and seem to have no correlation to the Outlook address book.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 12:54:40 PM, on 9/4/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exeC:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINNT\system32\services.exeC:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\System32\brsvc01a.exeC:\WINNT\System32\brss01a.exeC:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\Program Files\Citrix\GoToMyPC\g2svc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\SavRoam.exeC:\Program Files\Citrix\GoToMyPC\g2comm.exeC:\WINNT\System32\tcpsvcs.exeC:\WINNT\System32\snmp.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exeC:\Program Files\Citrix\GoToMyPC\g2pre.exeC:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exeC:\Program Files\Citrix\GoToMyPC\g2tray.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINNT\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Microsoft Int... Read more

A:Also Having "scanning Message 1 Of 1" Email Spam Problem

Hello pjeide and welcome to BleepingComputer!My name is Johannes and I will be dealing with your log today.Please note that comments are made in green, links are in red and important things are outlined by using the blue color.Could you please supply me with a fresh HijackThis log before we start?Please also take note of the following:I will start working on your Malware issues, this may or may not, solve other issues you have with your machine.The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for this issue on this machineThe process is not instant. Please continue to review my answers until I tell you your machine is clear. Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear.If you don't know, stop and ask! Don't keep going on.Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.Please give me some time to look over your log and I will get back to you as soon as possible.Thanks,Johannes

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Quick question,
I was tinkering in Group Policy and noticed in Defender the option to have Defender scan emails.
I use Outlook so I enabled it.
I had no idea this was even an option with defender and MS does not make it obvious, that got me thinking that maybe MS thinks this should be off.
I am interested in the communities thoughts on this.
Should I turn it back off like I found it or leave it on.
Have any of you used this feature, and if so what was your experience ?
As always thanks for your input.

A:Defender Email Scanning Enable or Disable ?

If you use outlook, I can't imagine there being any harm in using it. If anything, it might work better with outlook than it would any email company external of Microsoft services.

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After upgrading to the AVG 8.0 paid version, incoming email scanning was clearly not working with Mozilla Thunderbird. This is despite the fact that the AVG security centre said that it was.

A trawl of internet forums led to what seems like the solution. I re-ran the initial AVG 8.0 downloaded installation file. This came up with a dialogue box where "Add or Remove Components" was an option. Having selected this, the next box contained a number of ticked options plus an unticked "Personal email scanner". I ticked this (leaving all other ticks as they were) and let the installation continue. Following a 'successful installation' message, the email scanner now seems to be working okay.

This operation installs a file called avgemc.exe which appears to be the key element. It also provides additional email options within AVG advanced options. I did not have to play with these for Thunderbird, but it appears that may be necessary for some other email programs.

I think it this is an unsatisfactory situation on a number of levels. Firstly AVG should not tell us that email scanning is working when if fact it is not. Secondly they should make installation of this file etc automatic because not everyone used Microsoft email facilities, even if they are the default on the PC. Thirdly, if for some reason this is not viable then AVG should publicise the possible need to install this component clearly and prominently in the upgrade instructions. Finally there sh... Read more

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Although I've always had the option to use my ISP email account and Outlook Express to read it, I've always loved Hotmail and that's what I've been using for about six years. I'm sure you guys know what Hotmail's up to lately, pulling tricks...deleting mail, taking forever to deliver...you know the drill, to make us want to pay for better service and storage space. Plus I've always wanted to be able to send larger attachments. So I've recently opened my ISP account and am using Outlook Express 6.

I know some things about OE virus-prevention, such as disabling the preview pane, and I have NAV set to scan incoming/outgoing email. I can't tell, though, if Norton is actually doing that, because there's no progress bar (as there is on the outgoing scan), and the tray icon is always there anyway. Anyway, I'd like to know how I should set Norton to respond if a virus is found. Right now, it's set to "Automatically repair the infected file (recommended)". The other options seem more aggressive (quarantine, delete, etc.) and I want to have the best defense. What setting should I put Norton on? Do I want it doing ANYTHING "silently"? ...And is there any way to tell for sure that Norton is actually DOING anything?!

Also, I was reading a post from July, someone said he'd turned off the command to "Send Messages Immediately", to protect people in his address book, and I've done that as w... Read more

A:(Solved) Email scanning-what should I set NAV to if it detects a virus?

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I was just curious what the email client of choice is with Win7 since it does not come with one. I am leaning toward Thunderbird. I have to have the ability to have two email addresses. From my understanding if you use Windows Live Mail, you must actually go into the Control Panel and change users. That is alot of trouble. Does anyone know of another email client other than Thunderbird that allows two users like Outlook Express did?

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i would like to know also. having problems with windows live mail.

whos bright idea was it to remove windows mail in the first place, i dont understand what they were thinking.

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Im looking for a good email client, can anybody recommend a good fast and secure one. ( excluding Thunderbird)

Many thanks


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im not sure wether this should go in here or the linux forum, but ill give it a try here. i am trying to get Mozila Mailer to work, but idont have faintest idea how.
heres some pics for u to help me with,
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Looking for an email client? Check it out!



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I just upgraded my OS from Vista to Windows 7, somehow I didn't upgrade the email client...I remember seeing something about it but it is not there. I just tried to email a company from their website and I got the error that the client is not installed. How do I get that?

I use gmail for my email but since this particular website doesn't have an email submission form, it needs the mail client to open to give me the address. Please help.

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I have a few email addresses from different companies that I have had for many years. I had no problem setting them up in Outlook Express, so whatever email address the person had that I gave them (anyone of three different ones), Outlook Express would open all of them.

Now I intend to buy a computer with Windows 7 and they do not use Outlook Express. I would like to keep these different email addresses and have the emails all open in the email client I choose to use.

I assume that Outlook would do this, but I really can afford it right now but will get it if I have to.

Any email program that will pull all these different email address in and open them?

Someone mentioned Windows Live 2011 - I haven't looked into this one, anyone familiar with it?

Free is good

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Good day everyone.

I tried many email clients but did not come across the one I liked. I remember years ago there was good one called olxwin used for BBS mail and newsgroups i believe it is no more available that I searched for it but could not catch it.

Can you please name good (if not the best -:)) free one is preferred of course -:).


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OffLine Express (OLX) is an old mail reader for Win3.x

Newsman Pro

Or you can use your email client or browser.

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hi guys i could find the right section to put this thread so here goes, for my email client i use incredimail but i wont to use something else can anyone surgest a diferent email client, i have tried mirosoft outlook but it sux it dosent have the features that i am after and is very plain.i am willing to try anything,so am going to do a google search first but i welcome any ideas.

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Windows Live Mail --> http://explore.live.com/windows-live-mail

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Thinking about getting away from using webmail, and getting a webmail client. I use W7 Ult. I am not looking to pay for anything; I understand MS Outlook has a free vers. So, I go to the outlook page, but it's asking me to sign up. That kinda threw me. Sign up - for what? Create an acct? That type of thing worries me, even if it is MS.

Thoughts? Thanks.

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Ms Outlook has no free versions. Outlook.com (former Hotmail.com and Live.com) is a webmail service by Microsoft. It has nothing to do with Microsoft Outlook email client and personal information manager, part of the Microsoft Office suite. If you want to use Outlook.com webmail, you have to sign up for an Outlook.com account.

You can use Microsoft Office Outlook client to read and send Outlook.com mail but they really have nothing else to do with each other.

Some free email clients:Windows Live Mail (Windows Essentials: Other Programs - Microsoft Windows)
Mozilla Thunderbird (Mozilla Thunderbird)
Pegasus (Pegasus Mail)

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Does anyone know which is a very good email client with sound notification and any other useful features?
i'm currently using IncrediMail Xe(which is free), but im sure there's many other good ones out there. i've been looking for one that's similar to the one they used in the movie EuroTrip. but i haven't had any luck, well if anyone knows of any please email me..

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It seems like this may not be the correct forum, and yet I don't see one that is specifically for this, so hope I don't get in trouble for asking this question here. I use gmail, but I absolutely hate the web interface. I have been using incredimail for years (don't use any of the backgrounds or icons but love the ability to organize folders and set message rules, etc. Can someone recommend a great email client that allows folder organization and is easy to set up? I currently have Windows XP (SP3).

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I currently us Outlook Express for my email client. I often times get email with lots of nice images, links and almost looks like a Web site but it's an email. I was told that I would need to use something other than Outlook Express to do this type of email.

2 questions:

1. Any suggestions of email clients that any of you use to do this type of emailing would be appreciated.

2. Can I use more than one email client (of course only one would be set as the default client), such as Outlook Express and some other client - then switch between the two?


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Am using Netscape 7.2 right now. Understand the latest version is over blotted with a clumsy UI (haven't even looked at it yet). When emailing a file from another application, such as Word or Adobe, Netscape opens but the authoring program crashes. So, I am looking for another email client.

Have used Opera Mail from within the browser, Incredimail, ExpressPlus (which integrates with my PIM - Time & Chaos), Courier Mail, etc. What is the best email client that you have used, are you still using it, and how long have you used it?

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I have been using Eudora basically since day one. Back before Al Gore invented the Internet. But I have been thinking about Switching over to Mozilla for everything. (Web Browser, Email, Calendar)

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