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Title: email
Post by: Bobby on February 19, 2003, 08:02:55 PM
I just installed your home version and I'm not sure if i have it set up right for email. I specified aol.com as my smtp and same for pop. I sent myself an email and got no messages in the received email. Can you tell me if i have it installed right?
Title: Re:email
Post by: vojtech on February 20, 2003, 10:17:32 AM
AOL offers Web-based mail and doesn't support POP access. That's why avast cannot scan it for viruses.
Title: Re:email
Post by: Bobby on February 20, 2003, 07:08:44 PM
Is there a sulotion to my problem? I have aol as my email provider. Are you saying Avast can not support aol email? Thanks for your reply.

Title: Re:email
Post by: no1riggie on February 20, 2003, 09:08:07 PM
I have also just downloaded the home edition. I ouse Outlook Express. I set my smpt and pop3 addresses using the wizard, and have activated the internet mail provider. When I try to download my mail I get the following error message.
The server responded with an error. Account: 'Fast24', Server: '', Protocol: POP3, Server Response: '* OK avast! IMAP Proxy', Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Server Error: 0x800CCC90, Error Number: 0x800CCC90
I am also runnig Mailwasher.
Can you help please?

Title: Re:email
Post by: vojtech on February 21, 2003, 09:42:56 AM
Avast cannot scan AOL mail during download. But you can rely on avast on-access scanner that it catches the virus when you run the infected program or open the infected document.

Please tell me your avast version (whole build number) and what Windows and service pack do you have.
Title: Re:email
Post by: Bobby on February 22, 2003, 01:22:14 AM
Thanks for your reassurance, I will keep my fingers crossed:)


To no1riggie, I installed avast4, currently using Windows 98, I'm not sure what service pack, where can I obtain this info?
Title: Re:email
Post by: Roman Svihalek on February 24, 2003, 01:21:35 PM
To obtain exact version of operating system run command prompt and type ver command.

There are two versions of Windows 98 labeled as Windows 98 and Windows 98 SE (SE = Second Edition). Service Packs are available only for Windows NT,2k,XP
Title: Re:email
Post by: Bobby on February 24, 2003, 05:41:18 PM
Roman Svihalek.....I checked my system......I'm running windows 98 4.10.2222a