You could try uninstalling BitDefender to see if that cures
Instead of uninstalling your antivirus, consider upgrading to
Windows Live Mail, because it is less prone to suffering bad
effects from antivirus programs: http://download.live.com/wlmail
Gary VanderMolen, MS-MVP (Mail)
"AutocadUser" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> Running Vista Home Premium
> _All_Top_Menu_Items_, File, Edit etc, when clicked on
> _freezes_Windows_Mail_ completely
> All other Mail items work OK.
> It just started out of the blue (no major changes to system) but does
> it every time now.
> Anyone who experienced and solved this, or knows a solution, please
> clue me in to a solution.
> Only thing out of the ordinary was a BitDefender Anti-Spam Bar that
> would not quit when I turned it's anti-spam off. This was just an
> anoyance, not a Mail failure.
> I just noticed that it is gone now, and mention this _only_as_possibly_
> some connection?
> Any direct help greatly appreciated
> AutoCAD User