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When you scan these files, performance and operating system reliability problems may occur because of file locking.
When all that occurs the User Interface (outlook.
Office 2013, applies to: Office 2013, Office 365 ProPlus, topic Last Modified.
Microsoft has no control over other files that may use the same extensions as the files that are described in this article.If your email messages are on an email server that is located at an Internet service provider (ISP verify that the ISP is using antivirus software to scan incoming and outgoing email messages.Xml files name.xml where profile name is the name of the Outlook messaging profile, as shown in the Control Panel, Mail applet.Instead, we recommend that you scan email message attachments on the email server and on the Outlook client computer.In this article: Outlook Data Files.pst) and Offline Folder files.ost) are the most frequently-accessed Outlook files.We recommend that you turn off scanning of the following Microsoft Outlook files: *.oab (Outlook address book files) Address Books guid *.srs (send/receive settings files) navigation pane settings file profile_name.Do not exclude any one of these files based solely on the filename extension.We recommend this in case an unwanted message reaches your email client because antivirus software on the email server failed to identify. After having email compromised on an employees computer, this is something that we would like to turn on for around 350 users.
This article tells you which files you may want to exclude, and why.
Best practice is to ensure the Exchange is protected, and disable Email Scan.
Audience: IT Professionals, when you plan antivirus scanning settings for Outlook 2013 files and email messages, you should be aware of potential firefighter hack cs 1.6 issues that can arise if certain Outlook files are in use during scanning.
To scan mail the feature has to download a copy of any received mails locally, and their attachments, and scan them.Exe) will be unresponsive to ensure the User does not get access to mail while it's still being scanned or not yet scanned.It's very annoying for remote users who receive fair amounts of mail, or who have slow connections to the exchange, or who often receive mail with large attachments (or any attachments).If you use antivirus software to perform file-level scanning on them while Outlook is in use, data corruption issues might result.Data corruption issues might also result when you scan Outlook address book files.oab Send/receive settings files.srs *.xml files, and Outlprnt, although the possibility is significantly reduced because users access these files far less frequently.Summary: If your organization uses antivirus software to perform file-level scanning, you may want to exclude certain files from being scanned.