Dr.Web for Microsoft Outlook

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Main functions

The Dr.Web for Microsoft Outlook plug-in performs the following functions:

Anti-virus check of incoming email attachments

Check of email attachments transferred over encrypted SSL connections

Spam check

Detection and neutralization of malware

Heuristic analysis for additional protection against unknown viruses

Configuring Dr.Web for Microsoft Outlook plug-in

You can set up parameters of plug-in operation and view statistics on Microsoft Outlook mail application, in the Tools Options Dr.Web Anti-virus page (for Microsoft Outlook 2010, in the Files Options Add-ins section select Dr.Web for Microsoft Outlook and click the Add-in Options button).


The Dr.Web Anti-virus page of Microsoft Outlook settings is active only if the user has permissions to change these settings.

On the Dr.Web Anti-virus page, the current protection status is displayed (enabled/disabled). This page also provides access to the following program functions:

Log—allows to configure the program logging.

Check attachments—allows to configure email check and to specify program actions applied to detected malicious objects.

Spam filter—allows to specify program actions on spam detection and to create black and white lists of email addresses.

Statistics—allows to view the number of checked and processed objects.



The Spam Filter section is available for Dr.Web Security Space only.