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LWE10145 : Security Setting for filetype - attachments under MS Outlook

Symptom:

Certain filetypes cannot be started from without MS Outlook

Cause:

This is by design (security feature)

Solution:

This MS security feature was implemented to protect you from naively or accidentally double-clicking an attachment of uncertain origin.

What if know it's safe and you just want this thing to work (and you made sure it's safe...)?

Under the following key are exceptions defined, Outlook let's you to open without asking:

Registry Location:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Office/11.0/Outlook
(11.0: Office 2003, 10.0: Office XP)

Key (REG_SZ):
Level1Remove

Value (just make the exceptions, you really want to. Single values must be seperated by semi-colon):
ade; adp; asx; bas; bat; chm; cmd; com; cpl; crt; exe; hlp; hta; inf; ins; isp; js; jse; lnk; mda; mdb; mde; mdz; msc; msi; msp; mst; pcd; pif; prf; reg; scf; scr; sct; shb; shs; url; vb; vbe; vbs; wsc; wsf; wsh


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