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Last modified at 3/12/2013 1:43 PM by Bill Coulter (admin)

Attachment Blocking

If you receive an e-mail message which contains one of the blocked file types, you may receive the following warning message:

Outlook blocked access to the following potentially unsafe attachments: [...]

Although Outlook has blocked access to the attachment, the attachment still exists in the message. 

The following details how to customize your Outlook settings to specify which attachment types should not be blocked.

Please note, Webville Exchange servers are specifically configured not to filter so-called dangerous file attachments. Our servers have not blocked access to your attachment, Outlook has.

Microsoft knowledge base article link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/829982 You may receive an "Outlook blocked access to the following potentially unsafe attachments" message in Outlook -- The article provides several procedures for getting around the problem.

Outlook Attachment Enabler: http://www.veign.com/application.php?appid=109 -- a free utility with which you can easily adjust the file extensions Outlook blocks.

OutlookTools: http://www.howto-outlook.com/products/outlooktools.htm -- a free utility with which you can easily adjust the file extensions Outlook blocks. Also includes other features besides attachment unblocking.