Level 1 E-mail Security

Posted on 2003-03-19
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Last Modified: 2010-04-07
I am using Outlook 2000 SP-3 ( Internet Mail Only - Security Update.

I have received an email attachment with a .exe extention.  Outlook will not let me download it to my hard drive since the .exe extension is a part of the Level 1 email security.  

How can I change what extensions are a part of the level 1 e-mail security?

Question by:dlwright021299
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Expert Comment

by:Christopher McKay
ID: 8168489
If you want to change it so that it downloads the file, then do the following:
Open Outlook,
Click on Tools
Click on Options
Select Security tab
Click on Attachment security button
Set to the setting you desire.

If you want to specify the extentions you want to accept, I'm still looking to see if there is a way to change that.

Hope this helps!


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traval earned 2000 total points
ID: 8168514
318515 OL2000: Cannot Access Attachments

Author Comment

ID: 8168655

There was not a Attachment security button onmy Security tab.  What version of Outlook are you using (not Outlook Express)?

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Expert Comment

by:Christopher McKay
ID: 8168743
Outlook 2000 SR 1.
Should have checked that first.
I'm glad your question got answered though.
Good job traval!



Expert Comment

by:Todd Wedlake
ID: 8191209
dlwright.  This has been the most useful tool I have ever run across for Outlook attachments.  It lets you manage "completely" your attachment options in Outlook 97, 2000, and XP.


go to http://www.slovaktech.com to read about it if you'd like.

Good luck

Author Comment

ID: 8192494

Thanks,  It looks like a good solution to this problem.  Too bad it was not posted sooner.

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