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Cannot Open Attachments in Windows Live Mail

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If you receive an attachment to your email in Windows Live Mail, and you cannot open it because it says Prohibited File Type - then follow these instructions:-

 

1)  Open Windows Live Mail

 

2)  On the Home tab, click Junk > Safety Options

 

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3)  On the Security tab, remove the tick from the item which says "Do not allow attachments that could potentially be a virus to be saved or opened" as shown below, and then click OK

 

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