Dr.Web for Microsoft Outlook

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;

malware detection and its neuralization;

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 on detection of 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.