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Outlook Express 6 "Problem in Attachment"

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by rishiratta, Oct 13, 2003.

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  1. rishiratta

    rishiratta Thread Starter

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    Hello Friends,

    I use outlook express 6 for checking my emails.

    I am not able to view any attachment sent to my email. Whenever I open a mail containing an attachment I get the following message

    " OE removed access to the unsafe attachments in your mail: filename "

    Though I am able to see the text in the message. But I am not getting the attachment file. All the emails having attachment show the same above message. I am attaching a screeshot of the error.

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    Please help me in rectifying the error.

    Thank You
    Rishi Ratta
     

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  2. kiwiguy

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    In OE, go TOOLS-OPTIONS-SECURITY

    Untick the option "Prevent any attachments from being opened or saved that might............" or words to that effect.

    Can't be exact as I never use OE, but the option is enabled by default.
     
  3. Cookiegal

    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

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    I had this same problem when I changed my computer last year. I had it set up by the techs where I bought it and I couldn't open any e-mail attachments, they were light gray so not clickable.

    I don't know if that was the default setting or they just did that because I had a virus before and thought it would protect me better. I looked around in options and found what Kiwiguy said and that did the trick. Good luck.

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