installed SP2, now OE is removing attachments

  Emperor Penguin 05:57 28 Aug 05
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how do i allow these "unsafe" attachments to come through? currently i'm losing stuff because of Outlook Express' behaviour

  Philwane 06:12 28 Aug 05

Open OE click Tools, Options, Security and untick the box that says (Do not allow attatchments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus )

  Stuartli 11:06 28 Aug 05

As Philwane makes clear OE is not removing the attachments, only adhering to the policy of not opening them unless overruled which was enabled with your SP2 installation.

The feature is actually a nuisance and should be disabled - more important is to permanently disable the Preview Pane in OE, a major source of allowing nasties to have their evil way.

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