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How to STOP Outlook from blocking a Microsoft Access MDB attachment

Posted on 2008-06-10
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ok ... where is the setting in Outlook 2003 that you can turn OFF ... so that Outlook will *not* block an Access MDB attachment - and what ever other attachments I do not want it to block.

When I open an email ... expecting to drag off the attachment into a folder of my choice ... only the attachment name appears ... and a message at the top of the email window states:

"Outlook block access to the following potentially unsafe attachments: xyz.mdb"

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full instruction here:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/829982

but in summary:
regedt32 -> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Outlook\Security

New -> String Value -> enter "Level1Remove" without the quotes
Right-click the new string value name, and then click Modify.
Type the file name extension of the file type that you want to open in Outlook. For example:
.exe
To specify multiple file types, use the following format:
.exe;.com
Click OK
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The easiest way to manage your attachments: http://www.slovaktech.com/attachmentoptions.htm
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Thanks guys.  

The Reg fix did it ... and the link is cool.  I SWEAR - that when I converted from OE a couple of months ago ... I went into Tools>>Options>>Somewhere ... and included MDB as 'ok'.  But, guess not.  M$ (in)Security is Out-Of-Control.  
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debuggerau:

thx for the specific instructions ... because they seem to be a little out of wack in the M$ link .... where they tell you to 'skip to Step 5 ..."

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