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Outlook Express deletes attachments

Posted on 2004-10-25
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I have a voice-mail account that can be used to receive fax messages.  I can then download and print them using Outlook Express.  I recently upgraded to Outlook Express 6 and since then Outlook Express is treating my fax attachments as unsafe and deletes them.

Is there a setting in OE that can be changed to allow the fax attachments through.  They will only come from a select few (<3) addresses.  Also any fax I receive this way I would consider safe.

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    Are you sure it deletes the attachments ?

    OPen OE
    go to tools --> options --> security
    and uncheck " Donot allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus "

    OLEXP: Using Virus Protection Features in Outlook Express 6
    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=291387

    Cannot Open E-Mail Attachments in Outlook Express After You Install SP1
    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=329570

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    by:mlmcc
    Thanks

    I misread the warning so no the attachment wasn't deleted just my access to it.

    I looked quickly but in the wrong places for the check box you mentioned.  I knew it was there but I didn't look closely enough at that tab but was sure it was in one of the other options.

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