Unable to access zip attachments in OE

  Non Welsh Local 09:02 16 Feb 03
Locked

I'm unable to access zip file attachments in messages received in Outlook Express. Whenever I try I get a message that says "OE has blocked access to unsafe attachment xxx.zip". I have Winzip installed on my pc.

I am using OE 6 with Windows XP Home.

Any advice gratefully accepted.

  acfc 09:42 16 Feb 03

In OE go to tools/Optios/Security and uncheck the box 'Do not allow attachments to be opened ...'

Obviously you should not open any attachment you are unsure of!

  Goldcroft 12:22 16 Feb 03

In an earlier posting today I reported that I have suddenly had all my email attachments blocked with the same OE message. Some are emails days old which I have opened several times. Why has this suddenly happened? I am loathe to follow acfc's advice and uncheck the box he suggests. My prob has occurred without any fiddling with any OE settings.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Best phone camera 2016/2017: Galaxy S7 vs iPhone 7 vs Google Pixel vs HTC 10 Evo vs OnePlus 3T vs…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

The Pantone Colour of the Year 2017 is Green

Super Mario Run preview | Hands-on first impressions of Super Mario Run: Mario's iPhone & iPad…