Thunderbird issues after updating Avast Antivirus

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?

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