More IE Service pack issues

Found another potential problem with the installation of Internet Explorer 6 SP1. Apparently it adds and automatically checks a checkbox on your Tools/Options/Security tab that tells OE to “Not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus.” Nice idea, but the “potential virus” attachments I just tested it with, a plain text file, a .jpg file, a zip and a .pdf that are all obviously not virus-infected, I had no access to them until I unchecked the box. Word and Excel files, on the other hand, went through just fine. (Insert your own anti-MS crack here. *L*) I think that feature is a bit much. How are people supposed to share photos? (A very common practice!) Although, you have to give them some credit for giving you a simple check-box to turn it off.

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