outlook express unsafe attachments

  tmce 04:18 17 Oct 2003

I cannot open email attachments. I get a message that "OE removed access to the following unsafe attachments". I know the attachments to be safe. How do I fix this? Thanks!

  Terrahawk 04:52 17 Oct 2003

open outlook express go to tools at the top click on it select options then the security tab
uncheck do not allow attatchments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus click apply then ok

  Taff36 07:46 17 Oct 2003

If you want to access the attachments you`ve already received (but can`t open or save) simply press the forward button which will open the e-mail and select the file from the attachment bar. You can open & save it from there and then close the e-mail.

  Jester2K II 08:05 17 Oct 2003

Once the feature is switched off all attachments old and new will be available.

  Lemur 23:48 07 Oct 2004

Having read, and acted upon, all nine threads on this subject, I am still unable to open a particular attachment. The nearest I have got to it is a box asking me if I want to open the file but, when I hit "open", the box disappears and then, nothing happens.

Am I alone with this ongoing failure. Can someone help please?

  Lemur 00:25 08 Oct 2004

Sorry, forgot to mention that, I have XP and Outlook Express.

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