Re: SP2 is too restrictive...

From: PA Bear (PABear_at_mvps.org)
Date: 09/22/04


Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 00:32:03 -0400

The solution to your problem may be found both here...

> How the Attachment Manager works in WinXP SP2
> (applies to IE downloads and streaming media)
> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=883260
>
> Detailed description of the data execution prevention feature in Windows
> XP SP2
> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=875352

and at http://www.adobe.com/support

-- 
~PA Bear
Escape wrote:
> I dont know what you´re talking about, but your post didnt help me either.
>
> I still cannot open a pdf-document a friend sent to me! Opening the file 
> is
> blocked, and saving is also disabled ("The command failed to execute")
>
> Microsoft suggests right-clicking the file and selecting "unblock", but I
> dont see a way to do this.
>
>
> "PA Bear" <PABear@mvps.org> wrote in message
> news:ua5$yx4nEHA.3988@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>> Keep up with the times and SP2 increased security features.  You're not 
>> in
>> Kansas anymore, Toto.  See:
>>
>> WinXP SP2: What's New for Internet Explorer and Outlook Express
>> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/sp2/ieoeoverview.mspx
>>
>> How the Attachment Manager works in WinXP SP2
>> (applies to IE downloads and streaming media)
>> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=883260
>>
>> Detailed description of the data execution prevention feature in Windows
>> XP SP2
>> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=875352
>>
>> Changes to Functionality in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
>>   Browsing Security Enhancements
>>
>> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/maintain/sp2brows.mspx
>>
>> Changes to Functionality in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
>>   Email Handling
>>
>> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/maintain/sp2email.mspx
>>
>> As for OE attachments, that's been around since Aug-02:
>> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=329570
>> --
>> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
>> MS MVP-Windows (IE/OE), AH-VSOP
>>
>> Are You Ready for WinXP SP2?
>> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?pr=windowsxpsp2
>>
>> What You Should Know About Spyware
>> http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/devioussoftware.mspx
>>
>> AumHa Forums
>> http://forum.aumha.org
>>
>>
>> Escape wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> since I installed sp2 it´s getting me mad: I cannot download most files
>>> with IE (your current security settings do not allow this file to be
>>> downloaded...) even if it is a pdf-file, and in OE I cannot open or save
>>> attachments. IE settings are set to medium, and in OE the attachment
>>> blocking function is disabled.
>>>
>>> The most stupid thing is: I cannot set the security level lower than
>>> "medium", then I get the message (please choose medium or higher)
>>>
>>> So I would be glad if someone could tell me how to disable all this
>>> stuff,
>>> or I shall switch back to SP1...