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email and computer security is not their forte. i work for a corporate that has outlook everywhere and we havent been hit by any viruses recently. with i blank out contact list, i would reply to an email on outlook express or add to buddy list on msn messenger, these actions would start adding to my contact I don't dispute that many of the file types on the banned list belong there; after all, there is absolutely no reason why normal users should be receiving Windows Scripting Host have a peek at these guys

outlook is now one of the safest systems out there when run properly. think of it like this, you wouldn't think of driving a car without some kind of background first (ie. we update our antivirus software daily and have no problems. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/outlook-2000-banning-attachments.47700/

i use openoffice on my cheap laptop that came with lotus. many people won't. there is no doubt we would be better off if the government banned gasoline engines, unfortunately 99% of the cars on the road have gasoline engines. however, mclaughlin is just an unqualified idiot, undeserving of his job, who wants publicity for his school.

maybe they'll get it right some day. sorry. i lost lots of half-written messages when my browser would routinely crash.

outlook is a business-grade tool. the students are in the wrong for being ignorant of the email 'world', and all its hazards.

some of their billions should be redistributed to those who have suffered from outlook's shortcomings. - by urgeek what weakness? (10:39am est thu may 23 2002)"weakness that ms is showing right this is what most of you who have argued for outlook has neglected. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Blocks Unsafe Files One change is immediately obvious: the update blocks your ability to receive e-mail attachments associated with what Microsoft calls "unsafe files", files that can execute code.

always define the problem before developing the solution! your outlook will be un-installed at midnight, leaving only your mailboxes behind. Cancel Delete Help Desk Software powered by SmarterTrack 12.5 © 2003-2017 SmarterTools Inc. it gets through all the virus definitions on the exchange server and on the client workstation.

if you did it would do damage to the user account not the root account.) - by hate winxp crashing oddly enough. (1:43pm est thu may 23 2002)20% of broadband users To block PDF file  use   .pdf To block .PDF and .DOC files use  .pdf;.doc We are NOT suggesting that you totally block .pdf files.  While .doc files are more of a virus/security concern, don't try to tell me that bandwidth don't cause money either. Joel Spolsky Microsoft Passport to Trouble Marc Slemko Risks of the Passport Single Signon Protocol AT&T Labs Research This article originally appeared on SecurityFocus.com -- reproduction in whole or in

however, a mail client is a mail client. More about the author But in both cases, individuals and companies could choose whether to apply the restrictive update. Likewise, if you use Outlook in Internet Mail Only (IMO) mode, then your data is always stored on your machine, but in what Microsoft terms a "Personal Folders file", which ends that's a big screw up on ms's part - so i do blame ms for horrible security measures. - by bonio uni != normal network (11:51am est mon may 27 2002)most

maybe if the sys admin filtered out all attachments with certain extensions (exe, vbs, etc.)the college wouldn't have all those problems. now, from a user perspective. the "big" argument that these people are paid for is not so valid. http://nexwarecorp.com/outlook-2000/outlook-2000-sp3-and-attachments.html the test will be practical and didactic and comprise 80 percent of your course grade.

if more universities start taking this approach then it could have consequences for microsoft. they can also decide (very often they do have the authority to decide what will be run) to install other versions of software. Advertisement Recent Posts Windows restarts after...

outlook clearly has a lot of bugs that have yet to be worked out, and people who disagree are wrong.

i don't attend that university. outlook isn't the problem, it's the obvious lack of virus and attachment protection. Configure the E-Mail Security Update to allow desired attachments (98, 2000, 2002). paper smarts is all they have.

gasoline engines are causing cancer in road workers.

lets ban gasoline engines. If a program does try to access your address book or send e-mail, Outlook warns you and then lets you choose whether or not to continue. I have Exchange 5.5 which doesn't allow you to do this. news steven, there's some major brown-nosing toward the anus of microsoft spoutin' out of you.

there is no reason to put up with the abuse from microsoft outlook. Cancel Ban User × Delete Confirmation Are you sure you want to delete this post? it was never approved anyway. this is very short sighted.

users need to know whats ok & whats not, & if they don't then services need to be removed. If you want a straight commercial service, there are several to choose from. this jackass is exploiting his role and doing inappropriate things that he should be fired for. so there's not much a system admin can do on the server side.


If you are using Outlook to connect to an Exchange server, all of your data is really stored on the server, which presumably is backed up regularly. Similar Threads - Outlook 2000 banning Solved Don't know what else to do. there is no reason to be sending around these kinda files in email, it's just dangerous in any mail client cuz stupid users will always execute it whether or not it how many other institutions already disallow outlook?

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