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  1. riskyb

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    I have windows XP home addition, new from Gateway. I cannot open any e-mail attachments from my friends. I get a message that 0utllook express is blocking it!. This is a new computer. Ideas on how to fix this problem? thanks
     
  2. RandyG

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    1. Open OE
    2. Click Tools, point to Options, and then click the Security tab.
    3. Uncheck "Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus."
    4. Click OK
     
  3. monted

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    in outlook express......tools>options>security tab.
    uncheck "do not allow attachments to be saved or open that could potentialy be a virus".



    it's your call, i have unchecked mine, and....YES, i have gotten virus' before!


    see what others say also
     
  4. monted

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    randyG, u beat me 2 it lol
     
  5. RandyG

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    heheh, yes I did, but you had the warning about getting a virus.


    Of course, having an updated AV is essential, isn't it? If you have one, your risk is minimised, unless you are one of the unlucky ones that receive a virus before a fix has been created by the AV folks.
     
  6. Del

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    This feature just came out, if you have a good AV program you shouldn't have anything to worry about. I have never had a virus and have never used this feature.
     
  7. monted

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    actually, when i got my virus' , my AV didn't catch them, but i changed.
    infected over 100 files

    sorry 'bout gettin' off the subject, i'm done lol
     
  8. RandyG

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    I received a PM from riskyb
     
  9. monted

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    cool.
     
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