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Windows Xp Blocking Zipped Files


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#1 griffo

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Posted 08 November 2006 - 07:44 PM

I emailed a zipped folder to a client containing some exe and ocx files among others. She copied the folder to My Doc's and unzipped it but got a Windows Security message saying it had blocked some files as potentially harmful. It suggests navigating to the files with Explorer, right clicking, go to 'properties, general tab and click unblock. This doesn't work as the files are still zipped and there is no unblock option offered.

I have seen plenty of frustrated people on other sites complaining of the same problem, but no answers.

Anyone help?

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#2 usasma

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 09:26 AM

Which email application are you using? Normally you'll get messages like this when using Outlook. There are ways to change this behavior if this is the case.
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Posted 09 November 2006 - 09:45 AM

DO you know what application the person is using to attempt to unzip the files?
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