Outlook unable to read *.mdb attachments

Posted on 2003-03-20
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Last Modified: 2008-02-07
There was a message sent to me that contains blabla.mdb file attachment and my Outlook says "Outlook blocked access to the following potentially unsafe attachments: blabla.mdb" and does not allow me to view or save the file. Many thanks to Microsoft, but I want to make such decisions on my own. How can I view this file?
Question by:alex1234
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ID: 8174240
Go under TOOLS--> OPTIONS ---> then click on SECURITY tab.  UNCHECK the heading that reads, "Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus.  You probably upgraded to outlook express 6 and it is installed be defualt this way.


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ID: 8174304
I do not have "Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that..." check box under TOOLS/OPTIONS/SECURITY. I'm running Outlook 2000 SR-1 ( Is it too old or too new?
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ID: 8174505
Thanks! Just right to the point!

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