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Offline Asyn

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Re: Email Attachment Scanning
« Reply #15 on: February 10, 2016, 09:54:10 AM »
Going back to a message only being displayed if an attachment is suspicious: If it is not a suspicious attachment, why doesn't a message state something to the effect of 'Avast checked this attachment and it is free of viruses?'
See: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=180216.0
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Re: Email Attachment Scanning
« Reply #16 on: February 10, 2016, 09:56:44 AM »
No, I am not referring to an email confirmation message 'within' an email-When I click on an attachment, why doesn't it state a 'clear attachment' confirmation message at that time (Why would a message only be displayed if the attachment was suspicious?)

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Re: Email Attachment Scanning
« Reply #17 on: February 10, 2016, 09:58:44 AM »
No, I am not referring to an email confirmation message 'within' an email-When I click on an attachment, why doesn't it state a 'clear attachment' confirmation message at that time (Why would a message only be displayed if the attachment was suspicious?)
Only the devs can answer that.
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Re: Email Attachment Scanning
« Reply #18 on: February 10, 2016, 09:59:56 AM »
Have an awesome night and thanks again for being so prompt and professional in your responses!

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Re: Email Attachment Scanning
« Reply #19 on: February 10, 2016, 10:00:31 AM »
You're welcome.
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Re: Email Attachment Scanning
« Reply #20 on: February 10, 2016, 09:29:44 PM »
Since the 'Email Shield' is non-functional in Web-based email, should the option be disabled, uninstalled, or can it stay enabled since it will not cause any computer/anti-virus performance issues?

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Re: Email Attachment Scanning
« Reply #21 on: February 10, 2016, 09:33:20 PM »
Hi, if you never use Mail clients, you may want to uninstall MailShield completely (from Control Panel / Add-Remove programs / Avast Antivirus).

However, it does not do anything when not used, just sitting there for connections that never arrive.

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Re: Email Attachment Scanning
« Reply #22 on: February 11, 2016, 12:41:57 AM »
-Thanks everyone for explaining how email attachment scanning works.
« Last Edit: February 11, 2016, 06:39:03 AM by Spiritual2016 »