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Integration with email clients

Email clients that are currently supported include Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail and Windows Live Mail. Email protection works as a plug-in for these programs. The main advantage of the plug-in is that it is independent of the protocol used. When the email client receives an encrypted message, it is decrypted and sent to the virus scanner. For a complete list of supported email clients and their versions, refer to the following ESET Knowledgebase article.

Special settings

Attachment handling optimization – If optimization is disabled all attachments are scanned immediately. When disabled, it can slow down email client performance.

Advanced email client processing – If you are experiencing a system slowdown when working with your email client, disable this option.