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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #15 on: October 08, 2004, 05:21:00 PM »
 Yo Bob     Is this happening on the computer that is running 98?    Did you install that Unofficial Windows 98 SE Service Pack 1.6.2 on it?   Did it start happening after that??????
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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #16 on: October 08, 2004, 06:37:15 PM »
No Connie, This is on my computer. The other computer is not online.
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« Last Edit: October 08, 2004, 07:32:17 PM by connie »

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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #18 on: October 08, 2004, 11:37:31 PM »
Sorry connie I don't see anything in the file types where there are any restrictions placed on MP3 files.
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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #19 on: October 09, 2004, 12:43:13 AM »
Just a wild stab in the dark since I don't have SP2 installed. Is there anything in the Windows Security Center (WSC), because that warning window and Icon looks very like the WSC.
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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #20 on: October 09, 2004, 05:32:34 AM »
David, unfortunately, there arent any settings in there outside of making sure you have an AV program and a firewall and letting you decide how to update you system.
I called MS and the only thing the wanted me to do was to disable ZA and enable Windows firewall and had me check the settings in OE pertaining to blockage of files. The settings in OE are and always have been correct and the firewall has no bearing on this problem.
I've tried running the FSC command but it found no errors in the files.
MS Support has no answer and wasn't of any help.  
 
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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #21 on: October 09, 2004, 11:55:37 AM »
Bob, create that subkey I mentioned earlier. Let's see what happens. If it doesn't work you can easily remove it again. No harm will be done.

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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #22 on: October 09, 2004, 04:26:27 PM »
Start regedit and create a backup. (file > export)

Navigate a simulair place as in the picture. Than rightclick on the 5.0 and choose new key and name it "Mail registry subkey" (without the quotes ofcourse)

Next click on that key so that it is opened. Then on the right side of the screen, right click and choose new key again. Name this one "Safe Attachments"

That will create a subkey under "Mail registry subkey"
Open that one and give it the value 0 (nul)

Now close regedit and reboot. See if that solves the problem. If not, remove the keys you just created and reboot. That will change back your system to how it was before editing.

If you feel uncomfortable, don't do it or let someone do it for you. Nevre take a risk with the registry.

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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #23 on: October 09, 2004, 10:21:54 PM »
Sorry Eddy but thanks for trying I made the changes in the registry but still cant open or save mp3 files sent to me in an e-mail.
Remember, this problem only exists in an e-mail attachment. any place else, mp3's play just fine and I can move them save them or do anything else I want with them.
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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #24 on: October 09, 2004, 10:42:06 PM »
Looks like for some reason OE is not changing the setting or does not keep the change when you disable "do not allow attachments" In the registry under the OE section there should be a subkey called "mail", underneath this key there are 2 subsections called "Safe Attachments" and "Secure Safe Attachments" can you tell me the values they have?

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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #25 on: October 09, 2004, 11:08:28 PM »
Thanks Eddy
Here they are:
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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #26 on: October 09, 2004, 11:13:34 PM »
"Secure Safe Attachments" has a value of 1 here. See if changing it from 0 (zero) to 1 does anything. Make sure OE is closed before making the change. If it doens't solve anything, just change it back to 0 (zero) again.
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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #27 on: October 09, 2004, 11:36:32 PM »
Eddy:
No change so as you suggested, I've changed it back.
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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #28 on: October 10, 2004, 03:09:41 AM »
Latest update:

I sent myself and mp3 file which I had renamed to jpg and had no problems receiving it and subsequently saving it to my hard drive. I then renamed it back to an mp3 an played it.
I also opened the attachment in my e-mail and since IrfanView is assigned as the default handles for jpg files, it was opened in that program and started playing the music.
Would any one like a Buck Owens.jpg file?
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Re:Windows Security Warning
« Reply #29 on: October 11, 2004, 08:31:43 PM »
lol Bob..  I did notice when reading through some of  the Microsoft help stuff that their solution was to rename the file.    Come on now   lol    We shouldnt have to do that.