[Users] Claws Mail 3.9.0 and Avast

Carl E. Hartung carlh at cehartung.com
Sat Nov 17 19:10:34 CET 2012

On Sat, 17 Nov 2012 18:54:07 +0100
Colin Leroy <colin at colino.net> wrote:

> edwardp at mcom.com a écrit :
> >After installing Claws Mail 3.9.0 on Windows vista (32-bit), the
> >Avast anti-virus program detected it as suspicious and ran it in its
> >"sandbox" feature.
> >
> >Until this is addressed, the only way to run Claws with Avast is to
> >go into the Avast AutoSandbox settings and set Claws Mail to be
> >excluded from automatic sandboxing.
> >_______________________________________________
> >Users mailing list
> >Users at lists.claws-mail.org
> >http://lists.claws-mail.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/users
> Hi,
> I sumpose that's a new issue ? Unfortunately i have no idea what to
> do about it...

This is very close to a "false positive." I'd report it here:


Select "Report false virus alert in file" from the drop-down list.

hth & regards,


Carl E. Hartung

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