Outlook Express removed access to the following unsafe attachments in your email: name of file"

The following screen shot shows Outlook Express 6 blocking access to the attachment.

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Turn off the Option to Use the Unsafe File List

To turn off the Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus option:

  1. Start Outlook Express 6.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  3. Click the Security tab, click to clear the Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus check box under Virus Protection, and then click OK.

The following screen shot shows the Security Tab in Outlook Express 6 SP1:

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Now close Outlook Express 6 and the settings will take place once you restart the email program.

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