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Offline cruser78

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Avast not scaning windows live mail help
« on: July 21, 2008, 04:07:08 AM »
HI there i have hotmail setup threw my windows live mail for windows xp pro and avast docent seam to scan incoming or outgoing mail how do i fix please thank you.

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Re: Avast not scaning windows live mail help
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2008, 08:30:14 AM »
Hi...

Just to clarify, you're using a POP3 mail client like Outlook Express 6 to retrieve your mail?

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Re: Avast not scaning windows live mail help
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2008, 12:33:52 AM »
Hotmail in Windows Live Mail is retrieved via a proprietary method of Microsoft's called DeltaSync (it is a special form of http browser access). 

It is not retrieved using the standard POP3 methods that avast is able to scan so Hotmail cannot be scanned in Windows Live Mail. 

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Re: Avast not scaning windows live mail help
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2008, 12:42:26 AM »
Thanks Alan... living and learning.
Good to see you round when mail problems appear ;)
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Re: Avast not scaning windows live mail help
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2008, 12:52:31 AM »
thanks all that would explain it lol.

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Re: Avast not scaning windows live mail help
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2008, 11:38:30 PM »
Thanks Alan... living and learning.
Good to see you round when mail problems appear ;)

Hi...

I wish to add my thanks as well, I knew nothing about this. :)

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Re: Avast not scaning windows live mail help
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2008, 07:28:35 AM »
Like you both - we all try to help and bring what we know to the table.  I am still learning from the posts of you too.