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Offline xmen

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Subject: [avast! heuristic]
« on: March 15, 2012, 02:29:50 PM »
I can't receive mails (outlook express) with file extension .mht

How can i disable this option - [avast! heuristic] -in free avast?

Offline Pondus

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Re: Subject: [avast! heuristic]
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2012, 03:09:11 PM »
do you get a warning from avast?

if you disable avast mail shield....does it work then ?

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Re: Subject: [avast! heuristic]
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2012, 03:50:43 PM »
I think you will find this is a restriction in OE security settings, it has a pathetic security measure to block what it considers dangerous attachments, it even included .zip in that stupid rule. I switched that off many years ago before I made the switch to thunderbird.
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