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Unblock attachments file extensions

By RODGERS ·
How do I unblock attachments file extensions(e.g .exe) in MS Outlock 2002. I'm running Windows '98. The message I get is "Outlock blocked access to the following potentially unsafe attachments: <filename>.exe".

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by dmiles In reply to Unblock attachments file ...

By default, Microsoft Outlook blocks attachment files ( such as .bat, .exe, .vbs, and .js) that can contain viruses. You cannot see or access the attachments. Your Inbox will display the paperclip icon in the Attachment column to let you know that the message has an attachment, and you will see a list of the blocked attachment files in the InfoBar at the top of your message. If you try to open the attachment by right-clicking the item, View Attachments will not appear on the shortcut menu. If you need to use files, such as .exe files, from others, have them post the files to a network share or to a Web share that you can access.

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by IT Goon In reply to Unblock attachments file ...

This link will give you the information needed to edit your registry and allow you to specify which attachment you would like Outlook to allow. If you do not feel comfortable editing the registry, there is also a link for that as well.

http://www.slipstick.com/emo/2002/up021114.htm

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by RODGERS In reply to

This is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks a lot.

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