Outlook Express Will Not Open Attachments or Show Pictures in Messeges

By default, Outlook Express may not allow certain types of attachments of pictures to be opened. You may receive an notification at the top of the message that looks like this:

To disable this feature and allow the opening of all attachments, do the following:

  1. Within Outlook Express, click Tools, select Options, and click the Security tab.

  2. Uncheck the box labeled Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus.
  3. Click OK. You will now be able to open any attachments within Outlook Express.

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