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Offline richo

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Mail shield & Outlook 2010
« on: December 18, 2011, 09:29:01 AM »
I'm using Microsoft Outlook 2010 to access my Gmail. I have noticed that Mail Shield does not scan incoming or outgoing email if the recommended settings by Gmail are used, ie using SSL & TLS. After searching this forum, I have changed my setting in Outlook to not use an encryted connection. While I now have my emails scanned, I was wondering if this makes my email less secure.
After reading the forum, it would seem quite a few people have had a problem with Mail Shield & Outlook 2010. I would be grateful for someone with more insight than myself to comment.

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Re: Mail shield & Outlook 2010
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2011, 09:35:16 AM »
After searching this forum, I have changed my setting in Outlook to not use an encryted connection. While I now have my emails scanned, I was wondering if this makes my email less secure.

No, as avast! encrypts the connection instead of your mail client.
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Re: Mail shield & Outlook 2010
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2011, 10:05:41 AM »
I have changed my setting in Outlook to not use an encryted connection.

Have you also changed the settings in avast accordingly?

If
1_ your email provider requests SSL;
2_ outlook is not set to use SSL;
3_ and avast is indeed set to use SSL (so it takes over / replaces the old outlook setting);

then all is fine.
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Re: Mail shield & Outlook 2010
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2011, 05:15:33 PM »
Hi,

     Please go through the Online tutorial From Avast,regarding the Email setup.

https://support.avast.com/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=viewarticle&kbarticleid=917
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Re: Mail shield & Outlook 2010
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2011, 12:04:48 PM »
Thanks. All working now.

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Re: Mail shield & Outlook 2010
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2011, 12:09:18 PM »
Thanks. All working now.

You're welcome..!
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