Re: SP2 is too restrictive...
From: PA Bear (PABear_at_mvps.org)
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)
> Detailed description of the data execution prevention feature in Windows
> XP SP2
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.email@example.com... >> 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...