Prohibited file type

  tes 17:28 23 Jan 2010

What is a WVM file? When I get an atachment with this file type i get a pink message which says "prohibited file type considered dangerous"

  Technotiger 17:33 23 Jan 2010

WVM is a Wave (Audio) file.

  Technotiger 17:36 23 Jan 2010
  bremner 17:41 23 Jan 2010

There is some confusion here.

Technotiger your link is re the WMV file (Windows Video) not WVM which as you said is a type of WAVE file click here

tes - do you mean WMV or WVM

  tes 17:47 23 Jan 2010

Sorry it is WMV

  bremner 17:48 23 Jan 2010

In that case it is s Windows Video file.

Look at Technotigers link

  Technotiger 17:49 23 Jan 2010

'tis the Age thing - well, that's my excuse .. I had meant to say Movie(Video).

click here

  lotvic 13:36 24 Jan 2010

To stop the warning message popping up, in OE > Tools > Options > Security > and untick 'Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus' click on 'Apply' and 'OK'

Make sure that the attachment is from a trusted source

Don't forget to save the attachment to 'My Documents' and fully scan it before opening.

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