Outlook XP Attachment Blocking

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cryptmagic

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#1
Does anyone know how to stop Outlook XP from blocking attachments. I can never open them, sometimes links to websites other times pdfs. I am running Winxp Pro with office xp and they are all updated fully. I also have norton 2003. Do i need to disable norton or is is there controls in outlook xp?
 

Alex_is_Axel

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#2
Try this...

Open up Outlook XP > click on Tools at the top > Click on Options > Click on the Security Tab at the top of the Options Box > Untick the box that says "Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus"

This will allow you to now be able to view attached files :happy:

Simple As :D

Sincerly Alex :cool:
 

Alex_is_Axel

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#4
lol.. thank you BonyTony :)

Either way cryptmagic, either using my text step by step or BonyTony's handy image post, you will be able to view file attachments from your emails you've recieved


:D
 
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cryptmagic

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#5
That works in outlook express, but do you know what needs to be done in Outlook XP in the office suite.
 

BonyTony

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#6
By default, Outlook XP blocks files with attachments that may be harmful to a system unless certain registry keys are edited to allow the extensions.

This is a simple GUI that facilitates the registry editing ...see attachment.
 

Canadave

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#10
Thanks for the help and the welcome, sboulema.

Seems kinda pricey though, and has lots of stuff I don't want or need. I may try one of the free options.

Cd (No smilie to indicate cheapness)

;)
 

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