sending detachments from microsoft works

  User-2F8B7A50-860F-4E4A-9D25A34A37589C49 12:51 05 May 2004
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hi fouromates..i wonder why i cant send a file from microsoftworks as a attachment? when the recipitent recieves it they cannot open it?am i doing something wrong?so to recap i go on microsoft works i then draft a letter ,then save it,and i want to send it by email.it goes but thr recipitent cannot open the file? hope you can help

  johnnyrocker 12:59 05 May 2004

the recipient has in tools/options/security, on their e mail account got do not allow attachments etc etc ticked they need to either (a) untick it or (b) just click on forward and the attachment will be available.

johnny,

  Stuartli 16:04 05 May 2004

As johnnyrocker points out, if the Do Not Open Attachments that may contain a virus is enabled in OE's Tools>Options>Security tab, the e-mail recipient is/may be unable to do so.

As this feature is of little, if any, value as it often prevents perfectly legitimate attachments being opened, it should be permanently disabled.

Any good AV utility will check incoming and outgoing e-mails for viruses etc.

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