On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 15:34:36 -0400, Michelle Steiner wrote (in message
[in response to my inability to open, in mail.app, email sent to me by a
Many thanks for the response. Norton Anti Virus isn't even installed on my> In article <0001HW.BB6A80E002019834F0284600news.east.earthli nk.net>,
> James L. Ryan <taliesinsoftmac.com> wrote:
>>>> This has now happened in conjunction with the last half-dozen messages
>> sent to me by this one party. Messages from other persons are being
>> received just fine. All of the messages I send are being correctly
>> received, even when to the person from whom I'm not correctly receiving
>> Many thanks in advance if someone can identify just what is going on and
>> just what needs to be done to fix things, whether that fix has to be made
>> by me, by the party sending me the messages, or by some service in
> As best as I can figure, this is caused by Norton Anti Virus working in
> the background. I've found that eventually the messages do show up in the
> mailbox. But until they do, there's no way to remove them.
system. In fact, there is no automatically initiated, say running in the
background, anti virus software.
Although there are several emails sent to me that will not open, subsequent
emails from the same party will. So it appears that the problem has
disappeared just as mysteriously as it appeared. Who knows!
-- James L. Ryan -- TaliesinSoft