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E-mail problem with my gateway

I have a gateway computor with microsoft xp. My e-mail is outlook express
My question is when I go to open an attachment with any pictures I get the followig
error, couldn't open sdbc:documents settings

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  • jessgabi Mar 12, 2009

    went to outlook exp could not find first step Extra

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Try the following in Outlook express:

- Select Extra
- Select Options
- Select the Security TAB
- Make sure the second checkbox from the top is marked active
- Restart Outlook Express

This will allow you to open attached files.

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I assume you already did the typical Microsoft backup procedure:
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Turn Off Attachment Blocking in Outlook Express 6.1 SP1 Introduction Many viruses are transmitted through files attached to e-mail messages. For this reason, blocking of attachments is now a standard feature of many e-mail programs, including Outlook Express 6.1 SP1. Attachment blocking has been available in Outlook Express for some time, but it is now turned on by default.
When using Outlook Express to read your e-mail, you may notice a yellow message stating: “OE removed access to the following unsafe attachments in your mail: filename(s).” Please note that the attachment is still included in the message, you simply cannot access it because of a security restriction that can be turned off. These instructions explain how to turn off this restriction.
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  2. Select the Security tab, clear the Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus check box, and click OK.

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  3. You should now have access to all attachments in your e-mail messages. Remember, you should never open an attachment unless you are certain it does not contain a virus. It is recommended that you save the file first, and then open it from the saved location.

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I'm not 100% sure about vista because I hate it but I can help you copy all of your outlook express data to a CD\DVD disk & your address book. Your network settings for express account is a phone call to your ISP.
If vista's explorer is set up like XP you should be able to copy your data into outlook express.
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