|Block Executable Attachments in Outlook Express (All Windows)|
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Outlook Express normally allows you to view and save all e-mail attachments. This tweak blocks executable files that potentially contain harmful viruses.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'BlockExeAttachments' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
User Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Outlook Express]|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: (0 = disable restriction, 1 = enable restriction)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: April 22, 2003