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Offline netscapeuser

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web mail
« on: December 20, 2003, 10:48:32 PM »
I still cant get avast! to work with my netscape webmail.
it says imap server down, i take avast1 off it works
but besides that all is  great and working fine.
I tried mozilla(netscapes twin) and got the same thing
I dont think it is compatable with netscape mail

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Re:web mail
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2003, 10:50:26 PM »
P.S.
it works fine with my pop mail

Offline techie101returns

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Re:web mail
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2003, 11:01:45 PM »
nets,

Avast1 ????  What Avast do you have, Home or Pro? and version (should be 4.319).

When you ran the Mail Protection Wizard during setup, did you check Protect all my accounts?   If you did, then Avast will scan all incoming and outgoing email unless you change the settings.

If you entered the proper SMTP and POP3 coding into Avast, then it should be fine.

Recheck the configuration and let me know.

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Re:web mail
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2003, 01:08:34 AM »
mozilla email is scanned by avast ( i use it everyday)
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Re:web mail
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2003, 01:35:42 AM »
I think he is having problem with his IMAP protocol, which I refer him to Techie101 post above.
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Re:web mail
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2003, 02:56:18 AM »
OK
i just uninstalled everything and reinstalled it
I checked protect all acounts and future accounts
got to reboot and see if it works
I have th 4.1.319 verson
changed my default mail smt p to my pop server instead of netscape, gonna try that
I dont give out my pop addy to anyone except family
so I wanted to keep netscape as my default
will let ya know what happens

Offline netscapeuser

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Re:web mail
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2003, 02:57:12 AM »
OK
i just uninstalled everything and reinstalled it
I checked protect all acounts and future accounts
got to reboot and see if it works
I have th 4.1.319 verson
changed my default mail smt p to my pop server instead of netscape, gonna try that
I dont give out my pop addy to anyone except family
so I wanted to keep netscape as my default
will let ya know what happens
I'm using home avast!

Offline netscapeuser

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Re:web mail
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2003, 03:45:01 AM »
 :)
OK
All is working fine now
just cant use webmail as the default serverhttp://

great!!!!!!!!!!!! ;D :D ;) :)

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Re:web mail
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2003, 06:21:19 AM »
That's Great!!!!!

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Offline techie101returns

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Re:web mail
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2003, 06:22:24 AM »
net,

Thats great!  Avast is working to protect you now.
Unfortunately, unless the email is downloaded to your computer, Avast can't scan it, so in general. webmail is not protected from viri.

However, most decent webmail vendors have some kind of antivirus program so check with them to see what they use.

Glad I could help.
techie