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Outlook 2003 Opening Mail Attachments

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#1 JohnFitz


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Posted 13 May 2010 - 12:18 AM

When I try to open an attachment in Outlook 2003 a dialog box opens called "Opening Mail Attachment" and provides a message as follows "You should only open attachments from a trustworthy source" The document name is then displayed and at the bottom of the box there is a option to "tick off" "always ask before opening this type of file" however this is "greyed out" and the option cannot be accessed. I would like to turn this option off but cant seem to do so. There are many answers on the 'Net including editing the registray but these do not seem to be specifically for Outlook 2003 and do not work for 2003.

Does anyone have a solution, Thanks in advance

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#2 keyboardNinja


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Posted 13 May 2010 - 04:44 PM

:thumbsup: to BC, JohnFitz.

What operating system are you running? XP, Vista, 7, etc..

If it's Vista or 7, close Outlook > right-click Outlook > Run as administrator ....then see if you can "tick off" that option.

If it's XP, then I have no idea unless you're not an administrator...

Edited by keyboardNinja, 13 May 2010 - 04:45 PM.

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