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Email errors and problems...

OVERVIEW:

If you use LocPlus MLS with Outlook 2002, you may receive one or more of the following warnings:

'A program is trying to automatically send e-mail on your behalf. Do you want to allow this?'

** If this is unexpected, it may be a virus and you should choose "No".



'A program is trying to access e-mail addresses you have stored in Outlook. Do you want to allow this?'

** If this is unexpected, it may be a virus and you should choose "No".



Microsoft added these features to protect against email viruses spreading. Microsoft discourages (if not making impossible) turning off these warnings, so if you don't like them, you may want to try the SMTP mailing option.

MORE INFORMATION:

Outlook 2002 includes security features to prevent other programs from accessing your e-mail addresses or sending e-mail messages on your behalf.

Unsuspecting users have been affected by some viruses that use Outlook in order to propagate. In order to spread through e-mail messages, these viruses send e-mail messages that contain their malicious code to other users. Usually, this occurs without a user being aware of it. Outlook 2002 includes security features to prevent other programs from accessing your e-mail addresses or sending e-mail messages on your behalf and this includes LocPlus MLS.

The security features built into Outlook 2002 make discernible these processes that are usually transparent to the user. Once you have verified that the program sending an e-mail messages on your behalf is trustworthy, you can choose to allow it to send the e-mail messages.

If you are interested in researching options to these messages you may want to research the following:

1. Using Redemption (www.dimastr.com/Redemption). This is a dll that will allow you to create "safe" items to bypass the security update.

2. If you are using Exchange Server or HP's OpenMail, you can download an Admin pack that will allow you to customize the security features.