Fw: How to kill OL2000 ability to render html mail

From: Peter Mercer (peter@petersplace.com)
Date: 12/21/02

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    From: "Peter Mercer" <peter@petersplace.com>
    To: <focus-ms@securityfocus.com>
    Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2002 20:43:45 +1100
    
    

    Anything like what has come through but for Outlook Express? So that all
    mail is viewed in plain text. Stop Klez and so.

    Thanks
    Peter
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Bill Mote" <bill.mote@mem.com>
    To: <jre@eavessolutions.com>; <focus-ms@securityfocus.com>
    Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 10:08 PM
    Subject: Re: How to kill OL2000 ability to render html mail

    > Jeffrey,
    >
    > There's a .dll you can download called NoHTML for Outlook. It's very
    small
    > and the installation is a snap. In OL2000 it converts HTML documents to
    > either plain text or rich text. Can't remember which. Anyway, I went
    > looking for something after our webmaster account started receiving SPAM
    > letting me know that "Michelle was waiting for me" in full HTML glory =)
    >
    > Here's the link:
    > http://www.der-keiler.de/Mailing-Lists/NT-Bugtraq/2001-12/0000.html
    >
    > Bill
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: "Jeffrey R Eaves" <jre@eavessolutions.com>
    > To: <focus-ms@securityfocus.com>
    > Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 7:08 PM
    > Subject: How to kill OL2000 ability to render html mail
    >
    >
    > > Hi,
    > >
    > > I am looking for a way to prevent Outlook 2000 rendering html
    > > email.
    > >
    > > I don't want to block it, just prevent Outlook from sucking
    > > a billion bytes of crap from the internet just to render some
    > > piece of spam (IMHO all html mail is spam ;) ).
    > >
    > > I don't care if all you see is the original html code, however
    > > unreadable that might be.
    > >
    > > A side issue is to further prevent any active content.
    > >
    > > Outlook is fully patched & locked down as far as I can get it.
    > >
    > > Does anyone know of a registry hack/add in tool that can make
    > > this happen? Or is this a mail server issue requiring server
    > > based fixes?
    > >
    > > Changing to another email client is not an option as the LAN
    > > is based on Exchange, and the calendar/collaborative functions
    > > are needed.
    > >
    > > TIA
    > >
    >