cannot open an e-mail link

  max10 21:02 13 Jan 08
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I have been sent an e-mail link from a known source but i am unable to open it, it is to a photo album in photobox. I think it may be blocked by some of the settings on my pc but am unsure which ones, i may have the same problem trying to download directx. I am running xp and use avg secuirty centre.

  MAJ 21:24 13 Jan 08

Did you try copying and pasting the link into your browser, max10?

  max10 21:27 13 Jan 08

Thanks Maj tried that no luck, it actually appears as a click here with one of the photo's beside it. Then i get a message telling me there are restrictions on my computer.

  VoG II 21:33 13 Jan 08

Outlook Express? Tools > Options > Security, untick 'Block images...'.

  MAJ 21:39 13 Jan 08

Try going to OE > Tools > Options > Security tab and in the Virus Protection section, set the Security Zone to Internet Zone rather than Restricted Sites Zone, click Apply and OK to exit, see if that helps.

You could also try right-clicking on the message, choose Properties, click the Details tab then the Message Source button and copy the link from in there and paste it to your browser.

  max10 21:45 13 Jan 08

Running Microsoft outlook, not available to do this in security.

  VoG II 21:50 13 Jan 08

You probably need to add .url to Level1Remove click here

  max10 22:02 13 Jan 08

Thanks Vog i'll give it a go.

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