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A program is trying to access email addresses you have stored in Outlook

Posted on 2005-05-04
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Whenever I'm in Outlook and I click on "New" to create a new message I get the following error:

A program is trying to access email addresses you have stored in Outlook. Do you want to allow this.  If this is unexpected, it may be a virus and you should choose "No".

How do I know if this is being caused by a virus, or something else.  We use TrendMicro antivirus.

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This is because of a security update for your outlook.
You can use this to do the job for you http://www.contextmagic.com/express-clickyes/

it is not a virus
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Sunray,

Should I have any concerns with downloading this free utility?  Another peer told me downloading something like that could allow spyware to become a real problem to the network.

Is their a way to deal with this through Outlook.  Can't I disable this feature instead of having to download a utility?

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The other way is to remove that office security update.. Removing that would make ur outlook less secure.
I have not heard of any complaints with this free utility ..  
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