This may not happen all the time when Firefox is closed but users that it is happening frequently. Use caution when configuring Boot-time Scan to take automatic actions. X which I never totally sticked with then uninstalled it. They gives us for free so we can perfect for them. Also a little surprised that I didn't receive any email notification of replies to my posting.
And where did they go? Visit our and let us know what you think. It does seem as if there should be a better solution, so I'm open to suggestions assuming they do not require an extremely time-consuming change. Avast is an excellent antivirus and helps you in the long run. You question is very logical. I too am frustrated by all of the bloatware Avast is including. See if the Avast proxy its in the system tray lets you specify what mail server it should make a connection to and the connection type.
Heuristics enable Avast to detect unknown malware by analyzing code for commands which may indicate malicious intent. Avast also supplies the possibility to turn off protection temporarily. To skip the scan, press the Esc key on your keyboard. An error occurred sending mail. When you click on them, you will get four options: stop the shield for a 10 minutes; b 1 hour; c until computer restart; d permanently 6. The three worms in the Avast! Avast can't scan the mail if it's encrypted, so it expects the email client in this case, Thunderbird to send and receive all messages without encryption. It seems to scan the whole C drive about 32K files just about everytime.
I assume that when it does, it puts it in the Virus Vault. Ticking this option results in very long reports. You can always post to Also, have you tried any online scans? Whether or not it's possible to do as suggested, I don't know, and can't easily test it, not using a client on my computer at all, nor ever having used Avast Beta nor would I. In such cases the only way to remove the infection is to delete the infected file. Afterwards, you need to go to the Components tab. Whilst they are unable to receive or send email, any protection is a moot point, so an interim work around until the true cause is found would be to terminate the Internet Mail Provider.
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When you choose any of these options, Avast will ask you for some confirmation. Then I start a specific program. Disabling Avast Antivirus 2019 Completely — User Interface 2. The first time I tried to receive email under Thunderbird after doing this I have version 2. The interface will turn green. You can select the option depending on how long you wish to disable Avast Antivirus. Using Ctrl or Shift to select multiple files did not work, so each file had to be deleted manually.
It is one when you need to install any third party software. Then you will find the orange Avast Antivirus icon. While I don't know for sure whether he is correct although he may well be, as his interpretation sounds reasonable , I think you may have misunderstood DrStrabismus's suggestion. Step 1 — If so, then open the main Avast user interface, and go to Protection » Core Shields. Pick any 1 option based on the moment you need to keep Avast disabled. Then I start Windows Task Manager. So what's so special about the 5 beta that you need to stick with a buggy version? Later edit: There are quite a lot of us Thunderbird users who also use avast, if there were a generic server connection issue be sure this forum would be lit up like a Christmas tree.
If a reply solves the issue, please mark it as an answer. Scanning applies only to messages sent or received using a mail management software email clients, such as Microsoft Outlook or Mozilla Thunderbird. Now will they fix it? It will stop in a few seconds. It is still scanning, about 20K files in, but I would expect this to take at least a restart of avast or even a reboot to tell if it changes the behavior. I find that in the processes tab Avast still accesses the processor every few seconds. I doubt it's a problem.
I had started to manually delete the files in the vault, but could only delete one at a time -- very time-consuming because the list was so long but comprised largely of what appeared to be the same items listed over and over again. A search of my computer does not show any file by that name. Uninstall Utility from safe mode, first for 6. For example did they install any update to avast or have any change to their firewall that might now not allow the avast email scanner process ashMaiSv. I can now successfully send and receive Thunderbird e-mail with the Avast mail shields either activated or de-activated, whichever I choose. About the Author Nick Peers has been writing technology-related articles since 2003. It is manually scheduled to run as needed, not on a regular basis.