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jonzsie

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Can't find mail configuration
« on: November 28, 2004, 03:03:50 AM »
Hi there,

I have just installed Avast 4.5 Home Edition on my laptop and can't find where to configure my email. I  had Avast before on my old laptop and in the programs menu it was listed under Avast for the mail.....but in this version it is not there. Do I need a plugin or am I looking in the wrong place????

peterfu

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Re:Can't find mail configuration
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2004, 08:44:32 AM »
Hi jonzsie,
asssuming Your OS is not Win98 or ME. Avast has now a new mail detection method and You don't need anymore a special mailconfiguration - therefore You don't find it. Set up Your mail client as if Avast was not here and everything should work fine.
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Peter

jonzsie

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Re:Can't find mail configuration
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2004, 09:22:54 AM »
Thanks peterfu I was beginning to think I was losing it, couldn't find it anywhere. And yes I am running XP and using mozilla as my email client. Does it normally say  on incoming messages and outgoing messages that it has been scanned? Because I have noticed there is no notification on any of mail going in or out.

Thanks for that

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Re:Can't find mail configuration
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2004, 10:23:23 AM »
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couldn't find it anywhere
It is really easy to find on the website:
http://www.avast.com/eng/whats_new_in_avast_v.html

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Re:Can't find mail configuration
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2004, 03:10:19 PM »
Does it normally say  on incoming messages and outgoing messages that it has been scanned? Because I have noticed there is no notification on any of mail going in or out.

To see if avast! is scanning emails, check one of these points:

1) Is the avast icon (the special one of email scanning) be shown in the system tray?

2) Is your email header with the lines X-Antivirus: avast! (VPS 0XXX-X, XX/XX/2004), Inbound message and X-Antivirus-Status: Clean? (Right click the message, choose Properties and Details)

3) Are clean notes added at the bottom of the email? (Internet Mail provider settings)
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jonzsie

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Re:Can't find mail configuration
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2004, 09:56:32 PM »
Thank you for that info. I have noticed a little icon in the tool bar when sending and receiving but there is nothing on any of my emails inbound or outbound to say they have been scanned. I am using Mozilla email client and I checked the mail source also...nothing. And nothing saying clean etc.


jonzsie

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Re:Can't find mail configuration
« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2004, 10:24:37 PM »
Sorry about all the fuss...it is scanning all my mail in and out. Found the settings in Avast and when I ticked the box to show whether clean or not it appeared on my emails...so now I know it is all working...great.

I can breathe easily now haha.