Outlook Express

  pody 15:52 07 Dec 2006
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Hi There, I have just recieced some E-Mails with attached pics, when I try to open them I get a message that says "OE removed accsess to the following unsafe attachment ". I have had pics like this before but never had this problem, I'am sure someone out there can tell me what I have to tweak, and I would be very appreciative.
Thanks.
Podi

  Kate B 15:53 07 Dec 2006

Were you expecting the pictures?

  Belatucadrus 16:07 07 Dec 2006

To get access to the attachments, open OE then go :-
Tools / Options and go to the Security tag. Untick the tick box next to "Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus".
Only advisable to do this if you have a good updated anti virus running.

  postie24 16:10 07 Dec 2006

In outlook,click tools/options/security.Untick the box that says do not allow attachments to be saved or opened.Be wary tho if your not sure who the email is from.If in doubt,just delete

  postie24 16:12 07 Dec 2006

Belatucadrus,you beat me to it,lol

  Batch 16:42 07 Dec 2006

If you just want to view these attachments as a one off without changing the settings, an easy work-around is to select or open the email and then click on Forward (but don't actually send the email). OE will then let you open the attachment. This is a bit of a security flaw really, but that's life.

  pody 17:10 07 Dec 2006

thanks people, worked a treat, pody

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