"Frank Saunders, MS-MVP OE/WM" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> "Daniel" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> Sometimes, when receiving e-mail in Windows Mail, an attachment icon
>> appears in the column to the left of the messages, even when there is no
>> attachment. This seems to happen in a random way.
>> I have AVG Free set up to scan the messages - perhaps this has something
>> to do with it.
>> It doesn't bother me too much but it can get confusing sometimes!
>> Does anyone have any suggestions?
> AVG scanning messages is exactly what is causing it, You should turn
> email scanning off. Or, if you can't, uninstall it and then do a Custom
> install leaving out the email scanning.
> Email scanning should be turned off in any anti-virus. Also exclude EML
> files from the scan. It provides no
> protection not provided by the regular resident protection.
> Besides that, McAfee and Norton are not compatible with Windows Mail and
> should be uninstalled.
> Frank Saunders, MS-MVP OE/WM
> Do not send mail.
Thanks for your help with this. I've reinstalled without the scanner so it
should be problem solved.