e-mail attachments won't open after upgrading

  Liam101 21:57 21 Sep 2004
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After carrying out a windows upgrade from Microsofts site, I suddenly find that when e-mails arrive, any attachments are listed under the paper clip, but greyed out. When clicking on an attachment, the PC tends to freeze and the attachment doesn't open. I have to ctrl + alt + delete to exit Outlook Express. I am using Outlook Express 6 with service pack 1 and all the updated downloads installed. I have checked the active X settings but they have not changed. Anybody any ideas please?

Liam101

  sicknote 22:07 21 Sep 2004

In tools in outlook express go to options then security uncheck the box, do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus

  Liam101 19:49 22 Sep 2004

Sicknote,
Many thanks - worked a treat. Now able to open my e-mail attachments. All this happened after latest upgrades from Microsoft - bloody great eh?
Once again, thanks.

Liam101

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