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#1 bill84

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Posted 14 June 2005 - 11:12 AM

How can I eliminate the "Open attachment warning"?

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Posted 14 June 2005 - 11:48 AM

What E-mail client are you using (Outlook, Outlook Express, ....)?
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Posted 16 June 2005 - 04:44 PM

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Posted 16 June 2005 - 11:41 PM

Open OE.
Click Tools.
Select Options.
Click the Security tab.
Uncheck the box Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus.

Be careful opening attachments.
That's a good way to get infected with spyware or viruses.
It would be better, to save the attachment to your harddrive, and scan it with your AV, before opening.
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