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Receiving two macro warnings when opening Outlook

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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hi Experts!  I have a Windows XP Pro pc that has Office 2003 installed.  I recently installed Active-sync so I could copy some files to my tilt.  For whatever reason, when I open Outlook now, I get two "security warnings".

C:\program files\microsoft office\office11\startup\palmapp.dot contains macros.  
Disable / Enable / More info

C:\program files\microsoft office\templates\insert visio button.dot conatins macros.
Disable / Enable / More info

*each time I choose "enable" with no change in results when I open Outlook again.  Also, Word opens every time I open Outlook.

I would rather not use the method of creating a local certificate to resolve this.  If you know of another way, please let me know.  Thanks!
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Good suggestion.  I did it in Outlook but didn't think about Word.  Doing it now.
Top Expert 2008

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tools>>> macros>>>>> security

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Open Word and Outlook.
Click Tools-> Macro-> security
Change it to Low.  You won't be prompted anymore.

 - Brugh

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Thanks for the posts.  I made the change in Word and no more prompts.  Is that safe to leave it at "low"?  Is there no other fix? Just curious.
Top Expert 2008

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depends on if you recieve anything else for word with embedded macros, you shoudl be fine to though as i have done it on my machines and havent been infected yet :O)
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same as everything else really just dont open anything you dont know teh source of

Jay

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Good enough for me.  Thanks for the help!

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Great work!  Thanks for the help!

Regards,
Aaron
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no problem please remember to close the question attributing points to teh first correct response

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Been there/done that.  I answer questions on occasion and hate when the person asking the question doesn't close it out and award points.  I got you covered.  Take care!

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