Problem with Outlook Express

  bjantbear 21:02 20 Dec 2004

sometimes when I receive an e-mail in Outlook Express I get a message saying " OE has stopped the atatchment from opening" or words to that effect.

This means that I sometimes cannot open perfectly innocuous attachments.

Does anyone know how I can stop this so that I can read mey mail properly again.



  VoG II 21:03 20 Dec 2004

Tools/Options, Security tab, Untick "Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus"

  bjantbear 19:35 22 Dec 2004


I will try it and see what happens.



  User-271645 12:58 29 Dec 2004

When I send email by outlook express everything works but the message doesnt display,the subject is there !!!!
any ideas gratefully received

  Stuartli 13:05 29 Dec 2004

Just one point about OE - always have the Preview Pane DISABLED - this prevents any virus etc being set in action merely with a click of the mouse.

Even better, switch to Mozilla Thunderbird (and Firefox 1.0 as the browser) to very substantially reduce security issues.

You can import your OE settings (and IE) into Thunderbird and Firefox respectively during installation or, indeed, afterwards.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:48 29 Dec 2004

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