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I just installed AVG free. Now my Win XP Pro Outlook Express has a paperclip symbol next to each new e-mail, even if the e-mail contains no attachment. This is not so much a bother as a worry. I'm concerned something is wrong and my antivirus protection is compromised. Any comments, suggestions? AVG free offers no tech help beyond their FAQ.

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This this is normal...

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and should be no cause for concern. I use Outlook Express and have the same paper clip. My understanding is AVG considers the confirmation added to the message by AVG as an attachment.

Hope this helps.


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No it is not normal

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I do not have paperclips on my messages unless they came loaded with images etc.

I do have the incoming/ougoing mail checked messages turned on, so I, to, would sse paperclips if it was "normal." I do think it's "normal" if the message is not straight text. If it includes images or hypertext within the body of the message I think a paperclip still shows up but not if it is a "sraight text" message.

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AVG email certification paper clip

In reply to: This this is normal...

This email certification in incoming and out going email can be removed by going to the AVG control centre / email scanner / configuration and uncheck the certify check box in both in and out emails.

The emails will be scanned either way but no more attachments [certificate footers] in emails. Happy



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