|Issue:||There are reported issues with Thunderbird, after a recent update to Avast antivirus software.|
|Who is impacted?||Thunderbird users who recently updated their Avast antivirus software.|
|Why is this happening?||A recent Avast update, seems to cause problems when it scans the Thunderbird Profile folder. For more information, see this post in the official Thunderbird Support forums.|
What should I do?
- Exclude your Thunderbird profile folder from Avast Antivirus scans. This is covered in Avast’s official Technical support guide on How to exclude certain files, programs, or websites from scanning.