I'm not aware that Avast! This option is ticked by default. Unless the e-mail is job-related or otherwise important, consider waiting a while before opening the attachment. And I don't find anything online searching for it. As an update, Thunderbird simply started to work again. I am using Thunderbird 3 and Avast Pro. This happened after upgrading to Windows 10 and then restoring Windows 7.
General Discussion this morning a friend of mine ask for help because he. Our technicians have almost resolved issues satisfying Avast customers. I created a new restore point and upgraded Avast again. Why would I get a partial download tonight, but not the rest of the download, trying many many things, and then it worked again when I temporarily disabled Avast!? Is there any additional troubleshooting I can perform? Do you get an error message or does Thunderbird just mysteriously indefinitely hang or abort the e-mail poll without any notification to the user? I'm beginning to wonder if there are any other settings that I can change that will enable proper display of recent email message contents. Your outgoing emails will no longer include a signature from Avast. Force the user to decrypt it with a password, the user is relying on the resident engine outright then. You can re-enable this setting at any time.
When troubleshooting issues with Avast Support representatives, you may be requested to provide a report file. I also have a similar problem but I'm not sure I understand the response. The status bar says connected and getting mail but no mail arrives or mail arrives and is marked as read. What settings do I need on both accounts to ensure this?? Thus, email scanning is a waste of clock cycles. I have just about the same setup on my desktop computer, which is also 64bit windows 7 home premium. Problem signature: Problem Event Name: AppHangB1 Application Name: thunderbird. I usually leave it on along with the Web, Network, Behavior and Script shields but I don't think it has a lot of utility on Mail.
Pointless also because Thunderbird stores mail in text format. Haha, blast from the past indeed! I'm sunk right now, as Thunderbird is seriously hosed! In fact, uninstall Avast and reinstall only with the modules that are needed File, Web, Behavior, Script. Unfortunately, in that thread, no one offered any kind of solution which is applicable to our situation. Sounds like an issue in the email scanning section. Installed but it interfered with sending emails. See for how to configure Sandboxie to save mail outside of the sandbox. Same file Well, two copies of the original mbox format file.
Disable the email scanning option in Vipre. Click on your operating system for instructions on how to start in safe mode: , , , , Booting the operating system into safe mode with networking should completely disable anything Avast would normally have running in the background and allow you to test if it is avast. I suggest you examine the security certificate each time this occurs and write down what host its for, to see if you can spot a pattern. From a technical standpoint, it's near worthless. Now what seems to have worked for me is this: I disabled Avast. The Main settings screen allows you to specify which type of messages are scanned by Mail Shield. There are suggestions that you create a exception for Thunderbird to fix slowness.
If disabled, only emails sent or received via unsecured connections are scanned. I have the same problem. Dave Now in my admin account, disabling Avast didn't work. I think you're right on that last point though I haven't tried it out version 7. Any help would be appreciated, because until I have a lasting answer, I am not doing the incoming email scanning. Original archives, including the files contained within, remain intact when being processed by the Shield.
Typically antivirus or firewall software. Anecdotal evidence only, no definitive testing has been done. See also , , and. I have used this combination of Avast and Thunderbird many times with no problems Maurice Helwig Dustin Cook 04. But, as I was using Avast on my workstation, it caught it coming into the inbox and cleaned it. As it's got information on very specific file formats. Having a problem with Avast Antivirus? Possibly malware turning the scanner off? You said you've never had this problem before.
By default, All packers are ticked. I'm beginning to think that maybe Avast 4. You don't rate yourself very highly. No need to worry when you have Avast technicians on the line with you. Problem signature: Problem Event Name: AppHangB1 Application Name: thunderbird.