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    OE removing attachments (OE 6.00.2800.1106)

    It seems that I should pay rent, I'm here so much. Enough of the levity.

    Someone sent me a homemade Christmas card and sent it as Greetings.zic, which OE promptly removed, calling it an 'unsafe attachment."

    How can I set OE not to do that anymore? In OE options > Security tab I had it set to Internet Zone, today I changed it to Restricted Zone. Does that make a difference with the unsafe thing or should I put the check back where it was originally?
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    Re: OE removing attachments (OE 6.00.2800.1106)

    Your messages should be opened in the Restricted Zone. This has less to do with attachments, and more to do with scripts (e.g., JavaScript) and ActiveX programs (e.g., Flash, and stuff not so innocuous).

    The problem you are encountering with attachments is the "optional" attachment security filtering. For information about customizing this feature, see:

    Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 291387 - OLEXP: Using Virus Protection Features in Outlook Express 6

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    Re: OE removing attachments (OE 6.00.2800.1106)

    Thank you for the article, I have added it to my collection. I followed it to the letter and will soon see if OE contimues to remove the attachments in my mail

    Again, I thank you. Have a very Merry Christmas and a very prosperus New Year too.
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    Re: OE removing attachments (OE 6.00.2800.1106)

    You just saved me. Even though I had read all the dire warnings about the service patch problems with attachments, during my format-reinstall procedure I did all the wonderful updates. Tonight I found I couldn't open attachments. I immediately turned to you and found the solution within 5 minutes. It's such a pleasure to deal with competent people.
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